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NUMERACY CORNER

THE SELECTION of a class number when a new fleet is introduced...

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LNER GOES RETRO FOR FAREWELL TOUR

LNER WAS due to hold a four-day railtour featuring an HST repainted...

DISCUSSIONS ON SOUTH EASTERN AWARD

DISCUSSIONS ARE underway regarding a further direct award contract...

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THE GOLDEN SPANNERS 2019 A RETURN TO IMPROVEMENT

ROGER FORD

WITH A RECORD NUMBER OF NEW TRAINS DUE TO ENTER SERVICE IN 2020,...

ROGER FORD
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DESIGN TEAM FOR GOOLE FACTORY

ARUP AND AHR have been awarded the design contract for Siemens...

WELBORNE HALT PROMOTED BY RAILFUTURE

RAILFUTURE IS promoting the provision of a new station at Welborne,...

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DUAL FUEL TRIAL

Grand Central is looking to make its contribution to the decarbonisation...

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ARUP FOR HYDROGEN STUDY

RSSB HAS appointed Arup to develop a ‘route map to enter service’...

TUGS FOR DC RAIL

Steve Donald Class 60s change hands: DC Rail, part of Cappagh...

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OVERGROUND SET FOR FLEET TRANSITION

PHILIP SHERRATT

THE ARRIVAL OF CLASS 710s IS NOT THE ONL Y CHANGE ON THE WAY...

PHILIP SHERRATT

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