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KEOLISAMEY FOR METROLINK CONCESSION

TRANSPORT FOR Greater Manchester has awarded the new Metrolink...

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GBRF WINS KAOLIN CONTRACT

GB RAILFREIGHT has won a contract with Belgian freight company...

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MAKING THE TRAINS RUN ON TIME

MICHAEL HOLDEN

A guest editorial from MICHAEL HOLDEN, managing director of Coledale...

MICHAEL HOLDEN

NTFL PROCUREMENT ON TRACK

TRANSPORT FOR London is evaluating bids from three train manufacturers...

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EMPLOYEE RELATIONS MANAGING AND EMBRACING CHANGE

The railway can learn lessons from other industries as regards...

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PAOLOZZI MOSAICS RESTORED

Colourful: the restored mosaic in the rotunda at Tottenham Court...

EGIP WIRES TARGET FOR MAY

THE SCOTRAIL Alliance is aiming to deliver electrification of...

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NEW RAILWAY UNDER THE ALPS GOTTHARD BASE TUNNEL OPEN

Keith Fender

In the first of a two-part feature, KEITH FENDER describes the...

Keith Fender
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DIVINE INTERVENTION NEEDED

Reader Phil Evans sends us this shot of a banner depicting an...

NORTHERN LINE TUNNELLING IN MARCH

EXTENSION COST RISES TO ‘UP TO £1.2 BILLION’ TUNNELLING...

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