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EAST COAST UPGRADE MARCHES ON

INFRASTRUCTURE ENHANCEMENT AND RENEWAL  The first half...

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Okehampton work on track

Infrastructure News Walking the line: engineers walk...

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Grant: 2040 no-diesels target unachievable

Moving Wheels THE 2040 target to remove all diesel-only...

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TUNNELLING UNDERWAY

High Speed 2 HS2 has reached a major construction milestone...

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BLETCHLEY FLYOVER PROGRESS

REMOVAL AND rebuilding of the flyover over the West Coast main...

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JACKING POINT CRACKING HITS HITACHI FLEETS

ROGER FORD

Informed Sources Engineering is an art, not a science, and different...

ROGER FORD
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‘810’ WELDING UNDERWAY

WELDING HAS begun at Hitachi’s Newton Aycliffe factory on East...

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RAIB PROBES CARMONT DRAINAGE

THE RAIL Accident Investigation Branch is continuing to investigate...

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Midland HST lament

Ian Walmsley

Pan UpBefore the last two HSTs in service on the Midland faded...

Ian Walmsley
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BRIDGES IS IRSE PRESIDENT

BALFOUR BEATTY’S Head of Signalling and Engineering Director...

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