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‘D’ STOCK BOWS OUT

THE LAST day of regular service for ‘D’ stock on London Underground’s...

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EAST MIDLANDS GETS BEHIND HS2

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LOCAL AUTHORITIES ARE JOINING TOGETHER TO SPEAK WITH A SINGLE...

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CENTRAL LINE PROPULSION UPGRADE PLANNED

Set for AC propulsion: a Central Line 1992 stock train from West...

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FRANCHISING

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BUCKINGHAM TO BUILD WORCESTERSHIRE PARKWAY

WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY Council has awarded the design and build...

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Moving Wheels

GWR ‘802’ PRODUCTION KICKS OFF HITACHI HAS received the...

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HIGH SPEED HANDBACKS

NETWORK RAIL says the use of ‘formation flying’ engineering...

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Chris Stokes

Chiltern’s new service to Oxford seems to be going from strength...

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ELECTRIFICATION VFM CHALLENGED

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