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4TH NOVEMBER 2021 at DERBY ARENA, PRIDE PARK, DERBY, UK

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What will be spoken about at RVE’s Rail in the Midlands Conference?

Join us on 4 November in Derby for our Rail in the Midlands conference

Siemens reboots affordable signalling renewals

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Low Cost Digital Ready approach to be applied in Devon and Cornwall

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Decarbonising Scotland's Railway

With longstanding aspirations to electrify virtually all of its rail network, Scotland’s Railway has big ambitions for decarbonising its operations, on and off track. Andy Roden investigates its progress and ambitions

Time for action on bridge strikes

Incident east of Plymouth highlights the case for action

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Rail showcases environmental potential

Martin Frobisher, Group Safety & Engineering Director at Network Rail, explains to Roger Ford that tackling environmental challenges is about more than just decarbonising traction

Modern Railways October 2021 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the October 2021 issue of Modern Railways

Vicki Pipe's new Modern Railways column

Introducing new Modern Railways columnist Vicki Pipe

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Modern Railways October 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Battersea extension opens to the public

First major addition to tube network since Jubilee Line extension

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