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EAST COAST FRANCHISE RENEGOTIATION INEVITABLE

ROGER FORD

Informed Sources New trains coming: ‘Azuma’...

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CONSULTANTS REPLACING CORE COMPETENCIES

ROGER FORD

UK railway consultancy is seen as an attractive market for the...

ROGER FORD

ALSTOM OPENS WIDNES FACILITY

Plenty of space for new build: the train shed at Widnes. Paul...

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WEST COAST UPS THE ANTE

Tony Miles

This year’s Golden Whistles pointed to West Coast as an inter-city...

Tony Miles
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NORTHERN NEW TRAINS PROGRESS

Moving Wheels CONSTRUCTION OF Northern’s fleet of 98 new CAF-built...

EIGHT MORE WEEKS FOR LM

London Midland branch: unit No 150109 works the 08.39 Bletchley...

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MARSHLINK THE ‘OVERLAPPING SPLIT

RICHARD MADGE

RICHARD MADGE of Bexhill Rail Action Group explains an alternative...

RICHARD MADGE
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PERPETUUM GOES INTERNATIONAL

In Business REMOTE CONDITION monitoring specialist Perpetuum...

NIGHT OVERGROUND IN DECEMBER

THE FIRST all-night services on the London Overground will begin...

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WSP FOR COVENTRY ENHANCEMENT

WSP’S BIRMINGHAM office is developing options to improve capacity...

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