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APPROVAL FOR EASTSIDE METRO EXTENSION

PLANNING APPROVAL has been granted for the 1.7km Eastside extension...

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Bodysnatchers, Gronks, and Bones

Ian Walmsley

Is it only me that has trouble remembering the new class numbers?...

Ian Walmsley
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EMR SET FOR CASCADED HSTs

THE FIRST of nine ex-LNER HSTs was expected to enter service...

KEY LANDMARKS FOR EAST WEST RAIL

TWAO in west, route confirmation in east EAST WEST Rail...

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Nothing to do with us, guv

ANDY McDONALD (MIDDLESBROUGH): To ask the Secretary of State...

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Bescot depot for WMT Aventras

WEST MIDLANDS Trains plans to build a new depot on the site of...

NEWHAVEN MARINE PROPOSED FOR CLOSURE

John Vaughan

Up for closure: this is Newhaven Marine station on 12 September...

John Vaughan
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Gamekeeper now poacher

‘IN A bold new step forward, Members of Parliament met… to...

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Merriman is new TransCom chair

BEXHILL AND Battle MP Huw Merriman has been elected as Chair...

Time for timber trucks to give way to trains

Rail Freight Group Given the importance of timber to the...

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