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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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Victoria signals moving to Three Bridges

Infrastructure News  NETWORK RAIL is working on a four-year...

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EUROPE

Keith Fender

Europe View EUROSTAR ON THE BRINK?Respected French newspaper...

Keith Fender
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Alan Williams

The phone rings. To my surprise, since I am not in any of the...

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Welcome While we are clearly not out of the woods yet,...

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FIRST REFURBISHED ELECTROSTAR

Moving Wheels THE FIRST of 270 Govia Thameslink Railway...

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CROSSRAIL TO EBBSFLEET CONSULTATION

News Front A CONSULTATION was launched on 27 January...

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Mercury Rising

Ian Walmsley

Pan UpRail Operations (UK) Ltd orders the Class 93 from Stadler,...

Ian Walmsley
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AVANTI CONTINUES RE-LIVERY PROGRAMME

Moving Wheels AVANTI WEST Coast has continued with the...

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Rail in the Midlands

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It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

Golden Whistle Awards

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The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

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Founded in 1998, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

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Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.

RVE 2021

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RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

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The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

Sponsored by Houghton International.

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