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HS2 sets out rolling stock timeline

HS2 LTD is to invite expressions of interest from manufacturers...

CRUNCH TIME NEARING FOR MML THAMESLINK TIMETABLE

ROGER FORD

Forget Birmingham – Thameslink will be the new heart of the...

ROGER FORD
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FLATS HIT OKEHAMPTON HST

PLANS TO run the first direct trains from Okehampton to London...

FORTH BRIDGE VISITOR PLANS REVISED

REVISED PROPOSALS for a visitor attraction at the Forth Bridge...

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ELECTRICS REACH MAIDENHEAD

Reporting Philip Sherratt and Rhodri Clark

GWR expands its EMU empire when timetables change this month....

Reporting Philip Sherratt and Rhodri Clark
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NEW WHEEL LATHE FOR METROLINK

CAIRN CROSS Civil Engineering, Koltech and Mechan have completed...

WREXHAM TO CHESTER DOUBLE TRACK OPENED

Rhodri Clark

THE 5.5-MILE second track between Saltney Junction, Chester,...

Rhodri Clark
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THE DIGITAL RAILWAY

DAVID WABOSO

DAVID WABOSO CBE, Managing Director, Digital Railway, explained...

DAVID WABOSO
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RVE RETURNS FOR BIGGER SHOW

THE RAIL Vehicles and Enhancements show is set to continue its...

‘345’ SET FOR MAY SERVICE DEBUT

THE FIRST Bombardier Aventra Class 345 EMU for the Elizabeth...

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