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

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ROLLING STOCK: WILLIAMS-SHAPPS PLAN CREATES VACUUM

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Roger Ford analyses the rolling stock implications of the White Paper

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Separation is key

What is the fate for the railway as Covid restrictions in England are relaxed?

Trackwatch - August 2021

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground...

LESSONS FROM THE RECORD RUN

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What can we learn from Avanti West Coast's London to Glasgow speed run?

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High-speed history

With HS2 Phase One construction accelerating, DAN HARVEY looks back at the route’s rationale and how it gained approval

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FREEDOM!

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Clayton Equipment celebrates 90 years – you’d like a locomotive with rails on the sides? No problem, comrade

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4LM beats its Covid challenges

Despite the difficulties of the pandemic, TfL’s 4LM Project Director CHRIS HOBDEN tells PHILIP SHERRATT the resignalling of London Underground’s sub-surface lines is progressing

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ECML recast highlights timetable challenges

JONATHAN TYLER of Passenger Transport Networks analyses the proposed May 2022 timetable and suggests a new approach is needed

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