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Red Revolution Tilting Pendolino launched

STEVEN KNIGHT

Introducing tilting trains was a key element of Virgin Trains’...

STEVEN KNIGHT
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HULL TRAINS ‘802’ ARRIVES IN THE UK

Moving Wheels Painting Paragon: sparkling in its blue...

NETWORK RAIL ENDORSES CVL DIVESTMENT

Rhodri Clark

News Front Set for transfer: the Valley Lines. Unit...

Rhodri Clark
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Pendolino 250 million miles and still going strong

ROGER FORD

The Virgin Pendolino has been at the heart of the transformation...

ROGER FORD
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TPE NOVA ISSUES

Tony Miles

TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS took its Nova 3 (Class 68/Mk 5a) sets out...

Tony Miles

Tarmac and Tilbury tie-up

TARMAC IS forming a partnership with the Port of Tilbury to create...

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RICHARD HOPE OBE, 1934 - 2019

Chris Bushell

People BRITAIN OWES an immense debt to Richard Hope,...

Chris Bushell

DECARBONISATION TIME TO END ELECTRIFICATION PHOBIA

Informed Sources Captain Deltic gets in touch with his inner...

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BERKELEY LEAVES THE PANEL

Dan Harvey

High Speed 2 Ground clearance under way: artist’s...

Dan Harvey
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DISABILITY DEADLINE 40 DAYS TO DER TAG

Informed Sources Midnight, 31 December 2019 seemed a long...

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