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RELAX DON’T DO IT

Ian Walmsley

Remember the 1988 British Rail advert – ‘Relax’? How things...

Ian Walmsley
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EDWARDS FOR WMT MD

WEST MIDLANDS Trains has appointed Julian Edwards as Managing...

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FIRST INTER-CITY FLIRT FOR GREATER ANGLIA

BUFFET PERSISTS ON NORWICH ROUTE GREATER ANGLIA introduced...

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AVANTI UNDER COVER

Tony Miles

Another industrial design triumph: readers have contacted us...

Tony Miles
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Saudi contract for XRail Group

XRAIL GROUP has won a seven-year maintenance contract in Saudi...

TFL TAKES CROSSRAIL REVENUE HIT

THE CONTINUED delay to opening of London’s Elizabeth Line is...

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BIRMINGHAM NEW STREET RESIGNALLING

Tony Miles

NEW STREET BOX HAS PUT IN 53 YEARS OF RELIABLE SERVICE – BUT...

Tony Miles
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Talgo gains Longannet consent

FIFE COUNCIL has approved a planning application by Talgo to...

LEEDS LOOKS TO DEVELOP MASS TRANSIT OPTIONS

AUTHORITIES IN West Yorkshire are looking to develop a mass transit...

Europe View

Keith Fender

EUROPE STRIKES MAR START OF LÉMAN EXPRESS SERVICES The new...

Keith Fender

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