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Digital ticketing on the rise

Richard Malins / James Abbott

But tangerine tickets still popular The rise of digital...

Richard Malins / James Abbott
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LIGHT RAIL BEST FOR BLACKPOOL

Retired railway manager ALEX GREEN advocates conversion of the...

Alan Williams

At the end of January, everything supposedly changed. No, not...

Closures confirmed for Island line upgrade

Phil Marsh

TWO MAJOR blockades will take place to enable upgrading of the...

Phil Marsh

Hitachi takes top spots

ROGER FORD

Paragon of virtue? There’s a new table topper this month ...

ROGER FORD
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TfW Mk 4s makes North Wales debut

Rhodri Clark

MK 4 coaches ventured into Wales for the first time on 28 January,...

Rhodri Clark

OPERATOR OF LAST RESORT TAKEOVER FOR NORTHERN

THE GOVERNMENT’S Operator of Last Resort will take over the...

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Nothing short of a miracle

COLIN BOOCOCK

Timing just right: departure indicator at Leeds on the day it...

COLIN BOOCOCK
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IEP inter-car cable resolution

AGREEMENT HAS been reached on a solution to making safe the inter-car...

STAGECOACH CASE HEARD AS ARRIVA SETTLES

THE COURT case brought by Stagecoach against the Department for...

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