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LONDON AREA WORKS MOVE ON

CROSSRAIL END OF GWRM MAKING PROGRESS Sun sets on the...

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NEW TRAIN BOOM CONTINUES

ANGLIA FLEET REPLACEMENT BOOSTS ORDERS AS OVER 5,500 NEW CARRIAGES...

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385’ TESTING DEAL FOR DBS

Testing contract: Class 385 for ScotRail. DB SYSTEMTECHNIK...

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THINKING ABOUT THE LEGACY

Dan Harvey

Crossrail Update With Elizabeth Line construction past the 80%...

Dan Harvey
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DERAILED TRAM WAS TRAVELLING AT OVER 40MPH

THE RAIL Accident Investigation Branch says the tram which derailed...

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THE DIGITAL TRAIN

A NEW APPROACH TO MAINTENANCE Digital train case study:...

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ORR EMPHASISES ROUTE-BASED REGULATION

THE OFFICE of Rail and Road has confirmed it is to change how...

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE NETHERLANDS?

A RAIL DELIVERY GROUP TECHNICAL STUDY VISIT LOOKED FOR EXAMPLES...

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PENNINE PRETENDOLINO

Passing Southall: loco No 68024 en route from Norwich station...

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WESSEX ELECTRICS FOR WALES?

Rhodri Clark

CLASS 442 EMUs could be drafted in to the Wales and Borders franchise...

Rhodri Clark

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Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.

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Founded in 1998, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

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RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

Golden Spanner Awards

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The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

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The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

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