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PRIME TIME FOR MERIDIAN WATER

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Network Rail’s Lee Valley rail programme is set to deliver...

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AUTOMATING MAINTENANCE

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PHILIP SHERRATT VISITS CENTRAL RIVERS DEPOT TO SEE HOW DATA ...

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Year of deliveries

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2018 IS SET TO BE A BUSY YEAR OF ENTRIES INTO SERVICE AS THE...

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ENTER THE AVENTRA

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AS BOMBARDIER FINISHES ELECTROSTAR PRODUCTION AND MOVES ...

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Station transformations

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The completion of the rebuilding of London Bridge will herald...

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EMUs TO DIDCOT

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GWR will introduce Class 387 EMUs on more Thames Valley services...

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QMODERNISING THE METRO

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PHILIP SHERRATT reports on North East Transport Executive Nexus’s...

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SCOTLAND’S INTER-CITY REVOLUTION

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SHORTENED HIGH SPEED TRAINS ARE SET TO BRING A STEP-CHANGE IN...

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RUNNING LIKE CLOCKWORK

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NEW TRAINS AND DRIVERLESS OPERATION ARE COMING TO THE GLASGOW...

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HSTs for 2020

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PHILIP SHERRATT visits Wabtec’s Doncaster site to see the power...

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Rail in the Midlands

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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.

Sponsored by Tracsis

Railway Industry Innovation Awards

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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

Rail in the North of England

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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.

Golden Spanner Awards

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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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