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’707’ INTRODUCTION STALLS

AS MODERN Railways went to press, industry sources reported test...

SCOTLAND SEEKS PROJECT PIPELINE FOR CP6

Set for an upgrade: the Scottish Government aims to improve the...

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WHEEL FLANGE AGREEMENT

KNORR-BREMSE AND American firm LB Foster have concluded an agreement...

CAMBRIDGE NORTH OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Striking design: exterior of Cambridge North station on 22 May...

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CHRIS HENDRICKS JOINS FENIX SIGNALLING

People CHRIS HENDRICKS has joined Fenix Signalling as a Senior...

London Gateway deal for GBRf

GB RAILFREIGHT has signed a three-year contract to manage the...

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OBITUARY

RICHARD EDGLEY, who retired as Director – European Passenger...

COAL DECLINE CONTINUES

Limping on: Greenburn opencast, operated by Kier, is one of only...

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HEATHROW APPEAL REJECTED

Crossrail Update Good news for future Elizabeth Line passengers:...

HS2 ROLLING STOCK PROCUREMENT LAUNCHED

ROGER FORD

The new trains will be ‘iconic’, but don’t forget ‘diversity’...

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