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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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INFORMED SOURCES: Transport decarbonisation consultation starts

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DfT’s institutional antipathy to electrification unabated...

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INFORMED SOURCES: COVID-19 emergency support up to £900m a month

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On 23 March Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced...

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THOSE WEREN’T THE DAYS

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More confirmation that politicians inhabit a parallel universe...

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AUTOMATIC ROUTE SETTING KEY TO SUCCESSFUL TM

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Traffic Management does the clever stuff, but implementation...

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