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4TH NOVEMBER 2021 at DERBY ARENA, PRIDE PARK, DERBY, UK

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CrossCountry capacity boost

CrossCountry is to increase capacity on its services, starting in May 2020, following £2.5 million of new government funding.

Worcestershire Parkway opening at last

Worcestershire Parkway station is to open on Sunday 23 February, Worcestershire County Council has confirmed.

IEP inter-car cable resolution

Agreement has been reached on a solution to making safe the inter-car connectors on Hitachi Class 80x fleets introduced by GWR, LNER, TransPennine Express and Hull Trains.

Key landmarks for East West Rail

East West Rail has taken key steps forward with the granting of planning permission for Phase Two and the selection of a preferred route for Phase Three between Bedford and Cambridge.

SCOTRAIL FRANCHISE TO END IN 2022

ABELLIO’S OPERATION of the ScotRail franchise will end in March...

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REVISITING PAST TRIUMPHS

Wouldn’t we rather forget? This screen was snapped in the entrance...

Castlefield corridor service reductions planned

SERVICE REDUCTIONS will be made in the short-term to reduce disruption...

STOKE BIDS FOR STATION IMPROVEMENTS

IMPROVEMENTS TO Stoke-on-Trent station feature in a Transforming...

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EAST WEST RAIL AN UPDATE ON THE PROJECT

In 2017, the National Infrastructure Commission produced a report...

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SUMMER 2021 OPENING FOR ELIZABETH LINE

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Summer 2021 – that’s when Elizabeth Line train services through...

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