Modern Railways

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Essential reading for professionals in the railway industry as well as individuals with a general interest in the state and developments of the British railway network.

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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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Siemens wins ECML digital railway contracts

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NETWORK RAIL has confirmed that Siemens Mobility has been chosen...

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Software sinks performance hopes

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If NASA has it right, a rethought approach to software is the...

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BOMBARDIER’S NEW MCB-OD CONTENDER

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A day out in Yorkshire reveals revived ambitions Think...

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Traffic Management procurement COMMON SENSE AT LAST

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Informed Sources 1st Law confounded INFORMED SOURCES...

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Hitachi takes top spots

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Paragon of virtue? There’s a new table topper this month ...

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SUPPORT FOR RAILWAY HITS 10-YEAR HIGH

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£1 billion rise in last three years, as TOCs’ net premium...

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The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

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Founded in 1998, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

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