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OHLE CLEARANCE REGULATIONS PUNISHING ELECTRIFICATION

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BATTERY EMUs FOR MERSEYRAIL

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CLASS 769s FOR WALES

FIVE FOUR-CAR Class 319 Flex units, designated Class 769, will...

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BLACKPOOL OPEN ACCESS BATTLE LOOMS

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CASR BOOSTS WELSH PERFORMANCE

That’s the ticket: departure board at Energlyn. Rhodri Clark...

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IMPROVING INFRASTRUCTURE DELIVERY

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