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New Felixstowe service

MARITIME TRANSPORT has added a fifth service from the Port of...

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FIVE-CAR AVENTRAS FOR c2c

C2C’S FLEET of Class 720/6 Aventra EMUs on order from Alstom...

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TRANS-PENNINE QUADRUPLING

NETWORK RAIL has submitted a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO)...

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CLAYTON LOCO ON TEST

Bound for Sellafield: the first of two CBD80 hybrid locomotives...

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MORE COVID FUNDING FOR TFL AND LIGHT RAIL

FrontTFL COMMISSIONER: ‘THERE IS NO NEGOTIATION’ ...

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TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT HERE WE GO AGAIN

ROGER FORD

Informed Sources Improving performance on the Western:...

ROGER FORD
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McAndrew for Motts

MOTT MACDONALD has appointed Frances McAndrew as group head of...

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Kirkby overrun investigated

INVESTIGATIONS ARE underway after a Merseyrail service struck...

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CATCH THE WIND

 Ian Walmsley

Pan UpClean energy is often ‘wrong time energy’; this new...

 Ian Walmsley
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DUNDEE BASE FOR HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY

HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY company Arcola Energy Ltd has plans to bring...

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