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HS2 train procurement starts

ROGER FORD

Bin the computer graphics – now it gets serious ...

ROGER FORD

STOCK ON TRIAL

Geordie ‘Azuma’: on 19 January, Hitachi-built unit No 800101...

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ISLAND LINE AT A CROSSROADS

March 1967 saw the introduction of ex-Underground stock on the...

FIRST DUAL-MODE CLASS 88 ARRIVES IN UK

THE FIRST dual-mode Class 88 locomotive built by Stadler for...

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THE ELIZABETH LINE AN EXERCISE IN COLLABORATION

NIGEL HOLNESS

NIGEL HOLNESS, Programme Director at MTR Crossrail, told the...

NIGEL HOLNESS
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JURASSIC PARK

Ian Walmsley

The Superannuated Anoraks tour Anglia, where all the rolling...

Ian Walmsley

LOOP REMOVED AT ABERGELE

Polystyrene solution: engineering teams build out the platform...

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DIGITAL COMPETENCY MANAGEMENT

Competency management can be a complicated business. The transfer...

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BRUNEL PARK BIDDING WAR

Under new management: former British Rail unclassified restaurant...

THURSO – GLASGOW SLEEPER PLAN

Sleepers on the move: empty Mk 3 stock from Edinburgh en-route...

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