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FREIGHT ‘321’ PLANNED

Swift Express Freight: visual of the converted Class 321 parcels...

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CRICK IMPROVEMENT PLANNED AT SPEED

West Coast closure takes advantage of muted passenger numbers...

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Coventry VLR vehicle tours the city

Low-cost tram alternative: the prototype VLR vehicle on the back...

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AVANTI OPTIMISTIC DEMAND WILL RETURN

Front AVANTI WEST Coast is optimistic its passenger...

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THE WAITING GAME

Welcome As another month passes, it certainly feels...

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ASTON FOR G&W ROLE

FREIGHTLINER PARENT Genesee & Wyoming Inc has appointed Eddie...

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BIRMINGHAM AND LEEDS OFFICES FOR DFT

THE DEPARTMENT for Transport is to create a second headquarters...

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LINES OF DUTY

Ian Walmsley

Pan Up The BBC’s Line of Duty has thrown a spotlight on the...

Ian Walmsley
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TEMPLE MEADS VISION

Urban regeneration: Mott MacDonald, with Weston Williamson +...

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SWANSEA BAY METRO PROPOSED

News FrontHALF-HOURLY SERVICE MOOTED VIA SWANSEA DISTRICT LINE...

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