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‘WILLIAMS SHAPPS’ WHITE PAPER PROMISED

News Front TRANSPORT SECRETARY Grant Shapps has promised...

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ROYAL ASSENT FOR HS2 PHASE 2A

News Front PHASE 2A of High Speed 2 from the West Midlands...

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ETCS for East Coast

The aim is to introduce digital signalling on the Northern City...

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Sherliker for Wabtec Faiveley

People WABTEC FAIVELEY UK has appointed Terry Sherliker...

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DRS to become part of NTS

Rail Freight DIRECT RAIL Services is to become part...

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GWR’S POST-COVID PRIORITIES

Rail in the Wales and the West conference DECARBONISATION...

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GOLD PEOPLE AWARD FOR PORTERBROOK

In Business PORTERBROOK, THE rolling stock asset management...

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DEVON METRO MOVES FORWARD

Infrastructure News PLANS TO create a metro-style service...

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IMPROVING TFW’S OPERATIONS

Rail in the Wales and the West conference TRACSIS HAS...

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CLEVER ITALIAN WIRING

In Business ALSTOM HAS signed a two-year framework contract...

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