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CONTRASTING FORTUNES FOR THE REGIONS

THEO STEEL

Retired railway manager THEO STEEL compares regional rail growth...

THEO STEEL
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HEPWORTH LAUNCHES MOULDINGS

HEPWORTH GROUP has launched a new mouldings division, offering...

Low Moor and Ilkeston stations open

NEW STATIONS at Low Moor in West Yorkshire and Ilkeston in Derbyshire...

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CARSON FOR METRO

NORTH EAST Transport authority Nexus has appointed Chris Carson...

NEXUS TAKES OVER METRO SERVICES

Coming in-house: the Tyne & Wear Metro. This is Tynemouth. Philip...

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MITCHELL JOINS c2c

JOEL MITCHELL has joined c2c as the operator’s new Delivery...

VALLEY LINES FREIGHT SAFEGUARDED

Rhodri Clark

THE PROPOSED conversion of the ‘Core Valley Lines’ in South...

Rhodri Clark
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FIRST CLASS RUMINATION

James Abbott, Editor

Welcome At-seat service: first class in a GWR HST Courtesy...

James Abbott, Editor
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POTENTIAL CROWDING AT EUSTON

PETE BRUNSKILL

‘London needs Crossrail 2’ is the clearly stated position...

PETE BRUNSKILL

BAM NUTTALL FOR MERSEYRAIL DEPOT

STADLER HAS awarded BAM Nuttall a contract to build a new depot...

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