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Northern cuts Rose Hill Marple services

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NORTHERN IS to suspend services to and from Rose Hill Marple...

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EAST COAST DIGITAL PLAN SET OUT

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NETWORK RAIL has informed all affected operators that agreement...

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FREIGHTLINER UNVEILS FIRST CLASS 90

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FREIGHTLINER MARKED the acquisition of 13 Class 90 locomotives...

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Operators reduce timetables

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TRAIN OPERATING companies began reducing services...

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Trafford Park Metrolink line opens

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DESPITE THE developing coronavirus situation, the Manchester Metrolink extension to the intu Trafford Centre opened...

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WMT works through remedial plan

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FOLLOWING A lengthy period of poor performance in 2019 West Midlands...

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Northern termination inevitable, says Hoggarth

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TERMINATION OF the Northern franchise was the only available...

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Wigan Springs Branch depot opens

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WIGAN SPRINGS Branch depot is servicing trains once more following...

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