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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Class 707 reliability climbs upwards

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Informed Sources A fleet destined to go off-lease soon leads...

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TMS BOONDOGGLE ENDS WITH A WHIMPER

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Informed Sources Over £100 million with little to show ...

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STEVENTON BRIDGE HIGHLIGHTS APCO CHALLENGE

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Informed Sources With electric traction reaching Swindon it’s...

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NEW TRAIN TIN-WATCH

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Informed Sources Several of the new leets are still struggling...

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EXPLOSION OF THE ZOMBIE FRANCHISES

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Informed Sources Can the Transport Secretary revive the walking...

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IEP EMC hits GWR, LNER and NR

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Acronym heaven - and there’s another pink flamingo in there...

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South Western pink flamingos overlooked

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Traction power supply issues threaten the SWR franchise ...

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Kittens in the firing line

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Siemens makes it five UK rolling stock plants. Time to update...

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GW first with TM

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INTEGRATED TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT HAS BEEN INTRODUCED IN THE THAMES...

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TIME TO REBOOT Inter-city East Coast?

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Trains are late, infrastructure enhancements unfunded and uncertain...

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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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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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