Modern Railways

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FRANCHISING ENTERS A DOOM-LOOP

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How much longer can the music keep playing? ...

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NEW TRAINS DELIVERIES STILL LAGGING

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TOCs are still hopefully shaking the ketchup bottle Informed...

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EAST MIDLANDS IC125 DILEMMA

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Informed Sources Who will win the battle of the bi-modes?...

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Another win at Wimbledon

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New Train TIN-Watch suggests the South Western depot will take...

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SSI in the 21st century

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Informed Sources Upgrading the once and future interlocking...

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EAST COAST TRACTION POWER SUPPLY UNCERTAINTY CONTINUES

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Informed Sources I’m giving her all she’s got, Captain!...

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FREIGHT DIESEL TRACTION REALITIES

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Informed Sources For MegaWatts it’s diesel or electrification...

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George report emphasises local expertise

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More common sense from an old-British Rail hand Having...

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SIEMENS TO ENTER UK TM MARKET

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Informed Sources Meanwhile, should we rename ARS? ...

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SAFETY - RAIB WARNS ON CORPORATE MEMORY LOSS

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Informed Sources The RAIB final report into the August 2017...

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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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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.

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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.

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