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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...

WAGONS – THE UNSUNG HEROES OF RAIL FREIGHT

Rail Freight Group The humble wagon. Without it there...

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FIRST REFURBISHED ‘323’ FOR NORTHERN

Tony Miles

Moving Wheels THE FIRST of Northern’s 17 Class 323 EMUs...

Tony Miles

ARUP PARTNERSHIP WITH EAST WEST RAIL COMPANY

A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY planning, economics, environmental and engineering...

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How can you support the Sector Deal?

Elaine Clark: call to assist SMEs. Tony Miles RAIL FORUM...

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KENT LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

James Abbott

The county’s shopping list includes a service on the Isle of...

James Abbott

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