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RVE 2021

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

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TRAMS TO TRAFFORD PARK IN APRIL

THE MANCHESTER Metrolink extension to Trafford Park will open...

DISAPPEARING COAL TRAINS

JULIAN WORTH REVIEWS HAULAGE STATISTICS FOR LAST SUMMER ...

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ALSTOM WINS PENDOLINO DEAL

AVANTI WEST Coast has awarded Alstom a £642 million seven-year...

Northern freight priorities must be progressed

Rail Freight Group The performance of passenger services...

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TFW WILL PAY EXTRA FOR COMFORTABLE SEATS

Rhodri Clark

TRANSPORT FOR Wales has agreed to pay an additional £1.9 million...

Rhodri Clark
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RAIL REPLACEMENT COACH CRISIS

ROGER FORD

Time to enter the world of rubber on tarmac When highlighted...

ROGER FORD
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EDWARDS FOR WMT MD

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

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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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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...

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