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Chiltern ‘172’ move mooted

CHILTERN RAILWAYS’ four Class 172 DMUs could transfer to West...

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ELECTRIFICATION TIME TO SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

ROGER FORD

■ Factory train value debate■ Production the new focus■...

ROGER FORD
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Porterbrook restructures

PORTERBROOK HAS announced a restructuring of its business to...

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Hope for Wisbech line revival

A PARTNERSHIP with Network Rail will speed up plans to reintroduce...

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Forum

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

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McLoughlin joins Xrail board

FORMER TRANSPORT Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has joined Xrail...

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ANGLO-SCOTTISH WCML IMPROVEMENT FUNDING

THREE-HOUR GLASGOW TO LONDON TIMING MOOTED DEVELOPMENT...

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HS2 BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

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FURTHER EMA IN PROSPECT FOR SCOTRAIL

Active travel ‘153s’ could help boost tourism Active...

2+5 HST for 2021 Staycation Express

Rail Charter Services’ popular tourist service over the Settle and Carlisle line will return this summer, but with a change in rolling stock to a 2+5 HST set and a different service pattern including a trip to Carlisle.

Upcoming Events

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Rail in the North of England

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Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.

Railway Industry Innovation Awards

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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.

Sponsored by: BR Fares, RIA, Porterbrook, IRO, Resonate, Houghton International, Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe and Thales

RVE 2021

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

Golden Spanner Awards

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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.

Sponsored by Houghton International.

Golden Whistle Awards

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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.

Sponsored by Tracsis

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