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OUTSTANDING OPERATIONS REWARDED

ANDY RODEN reveals the teams and individuals who won at the annual Golden Whistle awards

Electrification metric rediscovered

ROGER FORD

How can we prioritise electrification schemes?

ROGER FORD
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THE SEAT OF AURORA

East Midlands Railway has finalised the new seats for its new trains, and they’re completely useless – as ironing boards

Reliability metrics compared

ROGER FORD

MTIN vs 701(D) – if it ain’t broke?

ROGER FORD
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CALVERT CROSSING: EWR WILL PASS OVER HS2

JAMES ABBOTT reports from North Bucks, where one new railway will cross another

Rail industry gears up for Railtex/Infrarail 2021

The joint Railtex/Infrarail exhibition takes place in Birmingham on 7-9 September. ANDY RODEN looks at some of the events and exhibitor highlights

IT ALL STARTS HERE: BUILDING HS2

An introduction to our new HS2 quarterly coverage by the company's CEO, Mark Thurston

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VITAL LESSONS FOR MICRO-CONCESSIONS

With micro-concessions on branch lines a possibility highlighted by the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, what do groups considering a bid need to consider? Operations consultant and West Somerset Railway Non-Executive Director ANDY CASTLEDINE talks to ANDY RODEN about how a current safety culture is critical

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