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Between the Lines

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So much for ‘wires free’: this picture of the Windermere...

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Gatwick Airport has an extraordinary range of services to London,...

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EAST COAST CURSE RETURNS

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Between the Lines The curse of the East Coast franchise...

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It’s fascinating to compare average speeds for some of the...

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The recent awards for the East Anglia and South Western franchises...

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For many years, there has been little or no analysis of the profitability...

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Between the Lines

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Chiltern’s new service to Oxford seems to be going from strength...

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Between the Lines

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Flat junction: unit No 700008 passes Herne Hill in low evening...

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Wires up here, at least: Didcot on 28 August 2016. Paul Bigland...

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