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CROSSCOUNTRY TARGETS TURBOSTAR RELIABILITY

Moving Wheels‘170’ improvement programmes underway ...

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£760m FOR EAST WEST RAIL

News FrontPhased approach to opening, starting with Oxford to...

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DEMONSTRATION RACE

ROGER FORD

Informed SourcesScotland joins the fuel cell  Class...

ROGER FORD
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More ‘156s’ for Northern

Moving Wheels NORTHERN IS to receive 15 Class 156s transferred...

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SCOTS TARGET DECARBONISATION AND MASS TRANSIT

News FrontBATTERY EMUs FOR BORDERS AND FIFE CIRCLE DECARBONISATION...

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We welcome letters for ‘Forum’. Please send them, ideally...

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OF HYDROGEN AND HYBRIDS: HOW DEPLOYING TECHNOLOGY CORRECTLY CAN HELP USHER IN NET ZERO

AdvertorialThanks to innovative new technologies, the rail industry...

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TFN HITS OUT AT FUNDING CUTS

News Front TRANSPORT FOR the North has criticised cuts...

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Eurostar saga highlights perils of short-termism

Railtalk A feature of the pandemic has been the way...

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SMART FOR SLC PROPERTY

People SLC PROPERTY has appointed Rob Smart as its new...

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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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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.

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

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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.

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