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PICCADILLY FLEET DESIGN UNVEILED

LIGHT RAIL AND METRO Transport for London and Siemens...

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More CBTC for Underground

A FURTHER stretch of London Underground’s sub-surface lines...

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‘153s’ for NR infrastructure fleet

THREE SINGLE-CAR Class 153s are to join Network Rail’s infrastructure...

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Between the Lines

Chris Stokes

The industry has now been in a state of limbo for over a year....

Chris Stokes
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FIRSTGROUP REACHES TPE DEAL WITH DfT

FIRSTGROUP HAS reached agreement with the Department for Transport...

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The Seven Cities service

Welcome A welcome return to travelling by train, as...

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EAST COAST ‘803’

 James GarthwaiteOpen access EMU: the first of five Class 803s...

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ISLAND LINE REOPENING DELAYED

CLASS 484 SOFTWARE ISSUES PUT BACK INTRODUCTION THE...

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MEET THE EDITORIAL TEAM

Philip Sherratt EditorA lifelong railway enthusiast, Philip began...

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Lynch succeeds Cash at RMT

MICK LYNCH will be the RMT union’s new General Secretary, succeeding...

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