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Cuckoo clock hyperbole

Tobyn Hughes, Director General of Nexus

‘WE HAVE secured the best train builder in the world to make...

Tobyn Hughes, Director General of Nexus
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RFG APPOINTS HEAD OF POLICY

RAIL FREIGHT Group has appointed Joe O’Donnell as its Head...

MORE REACH STACKERS FOR iPORT HUB

COOPER SPECIALISED Handling is to supply four new reach stackers...

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100 years of Government control

Chris Austin and Richard Faulkner

From the earliest years the Government has sought to control...

Chris Austin and Richard Faulkner

Trackwatch

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

Claydon prepares for HS2

Preparing for HS2: looking north towards Claydon Junction on...

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WESTERN WINS PERFORMANCE ACCOLADES

PHILIP SHERRATT

PHILIP SHERRATT reports on the winners at the annual Golden Whistle...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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Porterbrook for Long Marston

PORTERBROOK HAS signed a 15-year lease with St Modwen to take...

VP TO MAINTAIN NETWORK RAIL PLANT

NETWORK RAIL has awarded a contract worth up to £257 million...

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SOUTHEASTERN TAKES CONTROL

A new operational control system provided by Tracsis has delivered...

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