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Metro West cost trebles

THE COST of delivering the first phase of the MetroWest improvements...

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BOMBARDIER BUILDS FOR THE FUTURE

TRAIN MANUFACTURING IN DERBY HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD OF IT,...

SOUTH EASTERN CONSULTATION BEGINS

Longer trains coming? A Class 465 empty stock working passes...

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LUTON AIRPORT EXPRESS

NICK BARTON

LONDON LUTON AIRPORT NEEDS A FOUR TRAINS AN HOUR EXPRESS-STYLE...

NICK BARTON
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GRANT CUTS RISK UNDERMINING FREIGHT

Back in the autumn, the then newly-appointed Rail Minister Paul...

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NORTH DOWNS OPPORTUNITY It was interesting to read James Abbott’s...

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ORDSALL ARCH LIFTED INTO PLACE

Bridge lift: span set to cross the river Irwell, photographed...

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ROYAL ASSENT GRANTED FOR HIGH SPEED 2

PETE BRUNSKILL MRTPI

Introducing a new monthly column on HS2 by PETE BRUNSKILL MRTPI...

PETE BRUNSKILL MRTPI
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SIGNALLING RENEWALS

THE BOILING FROGS ARE BACK Welcome to the ’90s On 5 May...

STUDY DISMISSES BML2 PLAN

Pinchpoint: a Southern Class 377 and a Thameslink Class 700 pass...

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