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CLIMATE CHANGE RAIL’S OPPORTUNITY

Railtalk A ROLLING PROGRAMME OF ELECTRIFICATION IS REQUIRED...

DEEP TUBE PROGRAMME IN DOUBT

News Front 1973 stock replacement: the only part of...

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GROWING THE NORTHERN LINE

John Glover

THE UNDERGROUND’S NORTHERN LINE IS BEING IMPROVED WITH A REMODELLING...

John Glover
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LEEDS TO LILLE?

Is TransPennine Express hedging its bets on the eventual outcome...

NR REGIONS TAKE PROJECT ACCOUNTABILITY

IN THE second phase of the company’s transformation, Network...

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The Virgin difference

Virgin Trains has led the way with numerous rail industry firsts...

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MK 1 LUXURY CAMPING

D. W. V. Hunt

Open to the public: after a long period of refurbishment, the...

D. W. V. Hunt

TRAFFORD PARK PROGRESS

Tony Miles

KEY LANDMARKS have been reached in the construction of the £350...

Tony Miles
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The Virgin voice

From day one Virgin Trains brought something different to the...

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ANGLIA FLIRTS REACH SHERINGHAM

GREATER ANGLIA operated its first bi-mode Class 755 unit on the...

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