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HAMMETT HEADS UP UKTRAM

UKTRAM HAS appointed James Hammett as its managing director....

WHAT NEXT FOR HS2 AND FREIGHT?

Rail Freight Group It has been some time since we last discussed...

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Trackwatch

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

MORE GOBLIN CLOSURES

Derogation: the tricky bridge at Crouch Hill on 28 February 2017,...

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FOREVER BLOWING BUBBLES

James Abbott

Welcome It was off to Aylesbury for a special day in mid-May:...

James Abbott

GWR ‘387s’ REACH MAIDENHEAD

Electric train: GWR Class 387 No 387132 at Maidenhead with the...

NEW TRAIN BLUES

Nothing new works out of the box This column has been warning...

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Blood and Custard

LOOP HYPED UP HYPERLOOP, THE high-speed travel project...

TPE REFLECTS ON FIRST YEAR

Tony Miles

TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS has delivered 200 of its committed obligations...

Tony Miles
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KENT ON THE CUSP OF CHANGE

2018 will be a big year for Kent’s railways. Not only is a...

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