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Amsterdam to London direct from 30 April

THE FIRST direct Eurostar in commercial service will run from...

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Fork in the road

FORGET THE Profumo scandal of the early 1960s, investigative...

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FLAHERTY TO LEAVE CALEDONIAN SLEEPER

RYAN FLAHERTY is leaving his post as Managing Director of Caledonian...

BOXES OFF THE RAILS

ON 28 JANUARY 2020, a container train derailed on a set of points...

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AND YOUR POINT IS?

‘WE NEED projects that favour regional connectivity and help...

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Wilkins for Porterbrook

PORTERBROOK HAS appointed Duncan Wilkins as its Head of Fleet...

Productive times for W. H. Davis

Richard Tuplin

THE WORKSHOPS of W. H. Davis in Langwith Junction, Shirebrook,...

Richard Tuplin
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CREATING THE Right Time Railway

DAVID HORNE worked for South West Trains at the time of the introduction...

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3Squared backs STEM event

TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 3Squared is supporting the Rail Human Library...

DELTIC ECHOES

Jamie Squibbs

Like days gone by: King’s Cross hosted an array of ballast...

Jamie Squibbs

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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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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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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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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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