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RVE 2021

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

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CROSS COUNTRY COMPETITION CANCELLED

THE CROSS Country franchise competition has been cancelled by...

OCTOBER LAUNCH FOR SHEFFIELD TRAM-TRAIN

Tram-train on national network: unit No 399203 about to join...

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Spreading its wings: retro blue and grey liveried Class 313 No...

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INNOTRANS INSIGHTS

Ian visits Berlin Stayed in a cheap hotel and travelled...

Victa’s Tilbury transfers

VICTA RAILFREIGHT has won a deal to provide ‘last mile’ services...

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SEVEN CITIES HST ENTERS SERVICE

TONY MILES REPORTS FROM THE INAUGURAL RUN OF SCOTRAIL’S SHORTENED...

Class 800 emissions face-off

Multiple factors make the Class 800 traction package the noisiest...

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’717’ CARRIES FIRST PASSENGERS

Moving Wheels GOVIA THAMESLINK Railway operated a preview...

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OXFORD RESIGNALLED

ALAN WILLIAMS visited the university city to review work over...

MAY TIMETABLE: ‘NOBODY TOOK CHARGE’ INTERIM GLAISTER REPORT SHARES BLAME ACROSS INDUSTRY

News Front Blame shared: passengers board a southbound...

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