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Welsh OLR mobilises for February takeover

News Front TWO NEW companies have been created as part...

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RAIL REPLACEMENT EXEMPTION EXTENDED

News Front A FURTHER extension to the period of non-accessibility...

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Ring halts DART train

A TOUCHING pre-Christmas story from the Republic of Ireland,...

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HOME SCHOOLING HELP

In Business RAILWAY BENEFIT Fund, the charity providing...

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POOR CASE FOR EBBW VALE LINE 4TPH

News Front THE ECONOMIC case for four trains per hour...

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COVENTRY EMBRACES VLR REVOLUTION

IN FOCUS WEST MIDLANDSWEST MIDLANDS ORGANISATIONS ARE COMING...

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CROSSCOUNTRY TO CARRY MEDICAL SUPPLIES

News Front PASSENGER OPERATOR CrossCountry has teamed...

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25 YEARS OF PRIVATISED RAIL FREIGHT

JULIAN WORTH looks back over an eventful quarter century ...

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TYTHERINGTON RAMPS UP

Rail Freight THE RAILHEAD at Hanson’s Tytherington...

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FIRST LENGTHENED XC ‘170’

Moving Wheels CROSSCOUNTRY INTRODUCED the first of...

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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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