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J. P. MORGAN BUYS BEACON

PAMPLONA CAPITAL Management has sold rolling stock leasing company...

HS2 KICKS OFF TRAIN PROCUREMENT

HS2 HAS launched the procurement of a fleet of conventional-compatible...

TENDERING FOR REGIONAL SERVICES UNDERWAY

NORWAY The Norwegian Government announced the start of...

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VOITH’S 150TH BIRTHDAY

VOITH IS celebrating its 150th anniversary by holding a series...

9,750 INDUSTRY SPECIALISTS MEET AT RAILTEX

Keynote speaker: Rail Delivery Group chief executive Paul Plummer...

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CONNECTING THE POWERHOUSES

COLIN BOOCOCK

Travel by almost any land mode between the East Midlands and...

COLIN BOOCOCK
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SNC-LAVALIN’S ATKINS OFFER

SNC-LAVALIN HAS made an approach to acquire the entire share...

MIDLAND METRO OPERATIONS TO GO IN-HOUSE

National Express’s final UK rail bastion: the Midland Metro....

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DfT’S HS2 MAN ON THE MOVE

THE DEPARTMENT for Transport’s Director General for HS2, Dr...

UNUSED FREIGHT PATHS FREED UP

4,702 PATHS per week allocated to freight services have been...

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