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£10 MILLION MORE FOR DAWLISH RESILIENCE

David Mitchell

Cowley Bridge inundation: after heavy rain, the eastern exit...

David Mitchell
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‘334’ OVERHAUL PROGRESS

Dellner almost done: this is unit No 334013 at Shields on 11...

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HELP HUMPTY DUMPTY

ONCE UPON a time, the Strategic Rail Authority dreamt of the...

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GATEWAY TO EDINBURGH

Ready for opening: with the new station nearing completion on...

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BARKER IN CHARGE AT SIEMENS

STEVE SCRIMSHAW is leaving his post as managing director of Siemens’...

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THAMESLINK 2018 ‘CHAOS’ WARNING

PRINCESS A ‘TEA PARTY’ BY COMPARISON On the central...

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BI-MODE ATE MY ELECTRIFICATION

Forget the threat of trains fuelled by hydrogen generated by...

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HOPWOOD NTF CHAIR

THE RAIL Delivery Group has invited Great Western Railway managing...

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TfL SEEKS FINANCIAL SURPLUS

TRANSPORT FOR London has published its draft business plan, setting...

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EXISTING FLEETS POSSIBILITIES WITH ARE NOT DEAD REFURBISHMENT

Reports of the demise of existing fleets may be exaggerated,...

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