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TIME OF RECKONING FOR HS2 ROUTE

High Speed 2 The nominations are in, lines have been...

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News FrontNorthern logo tweaked

OBSERVANT TRAVELLERS in the North of England have noticed a discreet...

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A network for Wiltshire

JAMES ABBOTT takes a ride along the TransWilts route from Swindon...

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DRS EYES BOX WAGONS

Rail Freight DIRECT RAIL Services has sought expressions...

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LOCKDOWN PROMPTS TIMETABLE CUTS AGAIN

News FrontOPEN ACCESS OPERATORS IN ‘HIBERNATION’ FOR THIRD...

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INVERNESS AIRPORT APPLICATION SUBMITTED

Infrastructure News A PLANNING application has been...

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EUROPEAN TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ELECTROSTARS

Moving Wheels BOMBARDIER HAS signed a framework agreement...

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ORR ‘s wrong signal

ROGER FORD

Informed Sources Market study of signalling highlights...

ROGER FORD
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Voyager upgrade completed

Moving Wheels ALL 20 Avanti West Coast Class 221 Voyagers...

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Shedding the Grid

Ian Walmsley

Pan UpClass 56 plays the organ donor card – here comes the...

Ian Walmsley

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It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

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The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

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Founded in 1998, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

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Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.

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RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

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The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

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