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FIRST/MTR TAKE SOUTH WESTERN FRANCHISE

90 NEW SUBURBAN TRAINS AND REFURBISHED ‘442s’ FOR THE PORTSMOUTH...

MANUFACTURERS FACE RELIABILITY BATTLE

ROGER FORD

Only repeat orders work out of the box Informed Sources...

ROGER FORD
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FIRST IEPs TO SWANSEA

Rhodri Clark

INTER-CITY EXPRESS Programme (IEP) sets began test workings...

Rhodri Clark

SEWER STRUGGLES CAUSED GOBLIN DELAYS

DELAYS IN mast designs and breaches of two sewers are among the...

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METROLINK AT 25

Tony Miles

As Manchester’s light rail network reaches a quarter-century...

Tony Miles
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SIEMENS CHOOSES HOPPECKE

‘707’ deal: Hoppecke batteries on one of the new trains....

BORDERS EXTENSION TO BE STUDIED

TRANSPORT SCOTLAND is to ask Jacobs UK to carry out a study looking...

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RIA SHOWCASES INNOVATION

‘Innovation is mission critical.’ That quote from HS2’s...

LIME STREET WALL COLLAPSE

Tony Miles/Rhodri Clark

THE MAIN railway into Liverpool’s Lime Street station was shut...

Tony Miles/Rhodri Clark
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NEC PREPARES TO WELCOME RAILTEX

New exhibitor: Swiss manufacturer Stadler is growing its UK rolling...

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