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Between the Lines

Chris Stokes

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

Chris Stokes
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ELECTRIFICATION VFM CHALLENGED

‘Little’ impact from GWEP wiring cutback, says the DfT ...

THREE ON EAST MIDLANDS FRANCHISE SHORTLIST

Franchise up for grabs: a Meridian at Sheffield, 16 September...

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GOTTHARD BASE TUNNEL OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Keith Fender

In the second of a two-part feature, KEITH FENDER focuses on...

Keith Fender

TRAM-TRAIN IN SECOND HALF OF 2018

Philip Sherratt / Alan Williams

Awaiting infrastructure completion: tram-train unit No 399001...

Philip Sherratt / Alan Williams
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WIRES TO CORBY ON TRACK

PHILIP SHERRATT

THE MIDLAND MAIN LINE IS TO SEE ELECTRIFICATION TO CORBY, REMODELLING...

PHILIP SHERRATT

MORE TRAINS FOR CROSSRAIL

REVISIONS ARE planned to the timetable for Elizabeth Line services...

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THE HOME OF RAIL

JOHN FORKIN

MARKETING DERBY’S JOHN FORKIN HIGHLIGHTS THE CITY’S UNIQUE...

JOHN FORKIN
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HOWBURY INTERCHANGE MOVES CLOSER

BEXLEY COUNCIL has granted planning permission for the construction...

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Blood and Custard

What goes around, comes around: how we reported the 125mph handback...

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