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Converted ‘321’ to carry light freight

Eversholt Rail has unveiled a Class 321 EMU converted to transport parcels and light freight, which it has dubbed the ‘Swift Express Freight’ unit.

DfT heralds rail data revolution

The DfT is opening up more rail data for use in applications and software.

Extra support for Scottish light rail

Extra support has been announced for the Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams.

Reopening work starts on Ashington, Blyth and Tyne

Work starts to reinstate passenger services between Ashington and Newcastle.

Passengers kept informed in Hitachi cracks crisis – ORR

The ORR says passengers were kept well informed when the Class 800 series trains were grounded.

TPS supplies converters for new Metro trains

Turbo Power Systems is to supply electric converters for the new Tyne and Wear Metro fleet...

Modern Railways July 2021 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the July 2021 issue of Modern Railways

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