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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Southeastern launches new Operations Control System

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Accessible ‘single source of truth’ is key to Traffic Management...

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GREAT WESTERN

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INTEGRATED TM PROVES ITS WORTH But organisational and cultural...

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NEW TRAIN TIN-WATCH

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New trains in the table: Stadler-built Class 755s at Norwich...

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Cardiff and Thameside

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ODST making a difference It’s early days, but slow take-up...

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Class 365 fleet state-owned

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Informed Sources Now OLR is the ROSCO of last resort ...

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Power failure highlights specification confusion

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Informed Sources A fall in frequency in the traction power...

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DELIVERIES RUNNING LATE

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Informed Sources There are a few vacancies in the New Train...

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WCP AWARD – VICTORY FOR DfT REACTIONARIES

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Informed Sources There was no politically easy option, but...

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SEE HOW THEY RUN

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TIN-Watch considers who runs furthest – with a bit of historical...

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RAILTEX 2019 PICTORIAL REVIEW

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There was much of interest on display at Railtex in May. Here...

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It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

Golden Whistle Awards

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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.

Sponsored by: BR Fares, RIA, Porterbrook, IRO, Resonate, Houghton International, Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe and Thales

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Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.

RVE 2021

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RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

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The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

Sponsored by Houghton International.

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