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WABTEC’S PICCADILLY WORK

Win for Wabtec: the company has secured contracts to supply products...

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Jumbo train on WCML

A SUCCESSFUL trial of a ‘jumbo’ aggregates service between...

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Industry highlights electrification benefits

Front Why no wires? The site of Winslow station on the...

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Shap to Tuebrook contract

GB RAILFREIGHT has begun a new contract operating two trains...

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FIRST ‘91’ FOR SCRAP

First to be scrapped: No 91132 has become the first of the 31-strong...

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BIRMINGHAM STATION WORK UNDERWAY

WEST MIDLANDS Combined Authority (WMCA) has approved the final...

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MPs call for 30-year rolling electrification programme

Front A 30-YEAR rolling programme of electrification...

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HEATHROW WESTERN LINK PAUSED

DEVELOPMENT OF the Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH) has...

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Union Connectivity Review’s Anglo-Scots rail aspirations

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Informed Sources ■ Reduced Newcastle – Edinburgh journey...

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Sachdev to chair EWR

NILESH (NEIL) Sachdev has been appointed by the Government as...

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