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Between the Lines

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Birmingham loop service: Super Voyager No 221112 Ferdinand Magellan...

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I had an opportunity in mid-October to watch the Thameslink operation...

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So there is to be another review of the rail industry, although,...

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East Coast on top: a Class 158 approaches Retford as an Azuma...

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Travel to Manchester Airport is one of the major markets for...

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Not surprisingly, there was quite a lot of reaction to my sceptical...

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Thornaby: a Pacer calls on 6 June 2014. Paul Bigland A recent...

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After I praised Govia Thameslink Railway’s thorough preparation...

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Mainstream media coverage of the rail industry in this country...

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The Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) latest quarterly report...

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