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WHERE NEXT FOR METROWEST?

PHILIP SHERRATT

DESPITE THE SETBACK OF A COST INCREASE, LOCAL AUTHORITIES AROUND...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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TARTAN TRAINS ON TRACK

PHILIP SHERRATT

PHILIP SHERRATT visits Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory...

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MANAGING IN THE MIDLANDS

PHILIP SHERRATT

In the first of an occasional series about the lives of railway...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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TO TOTON AND BEYOND

PHILIP SHERRATT

WITH PHASE TWO OF THE NOTTINGHAM EXPRESS TRANSIT UP AND RUNNING,...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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WIRES TO CORBY ON TRACK

PHILIP SHERRATT

THE MIDLAND MAIN LINE IS TO SEE ELECTRIFICATION TO CORBY, REMODELLING...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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EAST MIDLANDS GETS BEHIND HS2

PHILIP SHERRATT

LOCAL AUTHORITIES ARE JOINING TOGETHER TO SPEAK WITH A SINGLE...

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LONG LIVE THE LOCO!

PHILIP SHERRATT

With a recent renaissance in loco-hauled passenger trains, does...

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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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