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INNOVATION FOLLIES OF 2020

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The Department for Transport, in association with Innovate UK, proudly presents...

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Delay recovery impressive

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Although new train reliability is still lagging behind...

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MARKET STRESS-TESTING ROLLING STOCK LEASING

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■ ROSCOs shut out by new funding sources...

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RAIL REPLACEMENT COACHES

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RDG's inconvenient truths...

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INFORMED SOURCES: SAFETY CRITICAL COMMUNICATIONS - ANOTHER WARNING

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◼ Mandated protocols ignored ◼ Informal conversation leads to miunderstanding...

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INFORMED SOURCES: RAIL REPLACEMENT COACHES EXEMPTION EXTENDED

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◼ PSVAR exemption to end of 2020 ◼ RDG ‘pathway to compliance’ lacks ambition...

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INFORMED SOURCES: END OF TERM REVIEW

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New Train TIN-watch assesses reliability over the last 12 months...

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INFORMED SOURCES: Bathtub curve descent slow

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TIN-watch demonstrates that new fleet reliability improvements are taking their time...

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INFORMED SOURCES: East Coast ETCS is go

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Network Change consultation initiates decade-long project...

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