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TRAM-TRAIN IN SECOND HALF OF 2018

Philip Sherratt / Alan Williams

Awaiting infrastructure completion: tram-train unit No 399001...

Philip Sherratt / Alan Williams
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WIRES TO CORBY ON TRACK

PHILIP SHERRATT

THE MIDLAND MAIN LINE IS TO SEE ELECTRIFICATION TO CORBY, REMODELLING...

PHILIP SHERRATT

MORE TRAINS FOR CROSSRAIL

REVISIONS ARE planned to the timetable for Elizabeth Line services...

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THE HOME OF RAIL

JOHN FORKIN

MARKETING DERBY’S JOHN FORKIN HIGHLIGHTS THE CITY’S UNIQUE...

JOHN FORKIN
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HOWBURY INTERCHANGE MOVES CLOSER

BEXLEY COUNCIL has granted planning permission for the construction...

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Blood and Custard

What goes around, comes around: how we reported the 125mph handback...

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EGIP WIRES GO LIVE TARGET BY EASTER

NETWORK RAIL says the installation of a new footbridge near Niddry...

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Trackwatch

A DIGEST OF THE MAIN CHANGES ON NETWORK RAIL, LONDON UNDERGROUND...

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DIGITAL RAILWAY DEBUNKS 40% CAPACITY CLAIM

Ask the fellows who cut the hay As you may have noticed,...

ROYAL ASSENT FOR HS2 PHASE ONE

THE HYBRID bill for Phase One of HS2 between London and Birmingham...

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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.

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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.

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