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Mass transit plan for West Yorkshire

News Front Trams for Leeds at last? Visual of mass transit...

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Pivotal moment for East Coast projects

Work on major schemes at Werrington and King’s Cross is nearing...

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OBITUARIES

David Rollin

People  DAVID ROLLIN, who died of Covid on 20 January...

David Rollin
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‘80x’ overspeeding issues

News Front FOLLOWING A small number of cases of significant...

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Enter the Aurora

EMR unveils specification for new Midland main line bi-modes...

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Cook resigns as HS2 Chair

People ALLAN COOK has resigned from his role as Chair...

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NUCLEAR WASTE TO SOUTHMINSTER

Rail Freight TRANSPORTATION OF intermediate level nuclear...

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MetroWest delivering for Bristol

Rail in the Wales and the West conference METROWEST...

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£9 MILLION FOAK COMPETITION

In Business At left is the view of the underfloor diesel...

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STATION UPGRADES APPROVED

Infrastructure News BIRMINGHAM CITY Council has approved...

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Rail in the Midlands

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It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

Golden Whistle Awards

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The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

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Railway Industry Innovation Awards

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Founded in 1998, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

Sponsored by: BR Fares, RIA, Porterbrook, IRO, Resonate, Houghton International, Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe and Thales

Rail in the North of England

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Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.

RVE 2021

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RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

Golden Spanner Awards

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The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

Sponsored by Houghton International.

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