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Grand Union tries again for South Wales

OPEN ACCESS operator Grand Union Trains has submitted a further...

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SLAUGHTERED PIGS SAVE JUNIPER’S BACON

THERE WAS rejoicing in a corner of Derbyshire at the news that...

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ATP FOR METRO

ALTPRO OF Croatia is to supply Stadler with its RAS90 Automatic...

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SCOTS BALANCE BATTERY AND WIRING BENEFITS

THE PACE of further electrification within Scotland will depend...

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A METRO FOR THE VALLEYS

KARL GILMORE, Rail Programme Director at Transport for Wales,...

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All clear for Colne Valley construction

High Speed 2 Work has begun to build what will be the...

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STANTON PARK HUB PLANNED

Ironworks site revived: visual of the proposed New Stanton Park...

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SWR ABANDONS ‘442s’BUT RETAINS ‘458s’

Moving WheelsReduction in demand prompts change of fleet strategy...

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LAST GYPSUM FROM DRAX

Short-lived: what is likely to be the last ever train of UK DSG...

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WELD FAILURES HIT CAF UNITS

A SIGNIFICANT number of CAF multiple-units working for Northern...

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