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Between the Lines

Chris Stokes Milton Keynes: a brace of Class 377s have...

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LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN

Dr Mike Reece

Informed Sources Hats off for Dr Mike Reece Roger...

Dr Mike Reece
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Cross-Southern Country

Pan Up The Superannuated Anoraks take some routes less travelled...

VICTORIA LINE 36TPH WINDOW EXTENDED

FROM 4 November Transport for London extended the window of 36...

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TARMAC’S BATTERSEA BOON

PHILIP SHERRATT

CAPITAL FOCUS PHILIP SHERRATT REPORTS ON DEVELOPMENTS AT THE...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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BACK TO THE FUTURE

Dalek 1938 stock: what’s that pod atop a Class 483 vehicle...

SWR PROPOSES LATE NIGHT SERVICE CUTS

News Front Aventras edging closer: South Western Railway’s...

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Early years’ excitement

Senior figures reflect on the birth and infancy of Virgin Trains...

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LNER TO WITHDRAW HSTs BY END OF THE YEAR

Moving Wheels Purchase of seven or more new trains mooted...

RVE 2020 SET FOR FIREWORKS

MODERN RAILWAYS RVE – the longest established show in the rolling...

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