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4TH NOVEMBER 2021 at DERBY ARENA, PRIDE PARK, DERBY, UK

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CONNECTING THE POWERHOUSES

COLIN BOOCOCK

Travel by almost any land mode between the East Midlands and...

COLIN BOOCOCK
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SNC-LAVALIN’S ATKINS OFFER

SNC-LAVALIN HAS made an approach to acquire the entire share...

MIDLAND METRO OPERATIONS TO GO IN-HOUSE

National Express’s final UK rail bastion: the Midland Metro....

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DfT’S HS2 MAN ON THE MOVE

THE DEPARTMENT for Transport’s Director General for HS2, Dr...

UNUSED FREIGHT PATHS FREED UP

4,702 PATHS per week allocated to freight services have been...

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PITT FOR PORTERBROOK

PORTERBROOK LEASING has appointed Andy Pitt as a non-executive...

FYLDE COAST LINE ELECTRIFICATION

John Whitehouse

WORK ON the resignalling and electrification of the Fylde Coast...

John Whitehouse
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WHY CAN’T A TRAIN BE MORE LIKE A TRAM? PART 1 – HOW HARD CAN IT BE?

Ian Walmsley

I suffer from tram envy. Admitting it is the first step to a...

Ian Walmsley

Between the Lines

Chris Stokes

For many years, there has been little or no analysis of the profitability...

Chris Stokes

QUEEN STREET REDEVELOPMENT APPROVED

A TRANSPORT and Works Scotland order for the redevelopment of...

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