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Far North line clarification

THE FRIENDS of the Far North Line have asked us to clarify the...

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DON’T MENTION THE OLR

SEVERAL FRANCHISES have been replaced under the Operator of Last...

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CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION

In Business RAIL FORUM Midlands has joined with West...

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CONTAINERS FROM LIVERPOOL

MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING Company has launched a new rail service...

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Beal Street benefit

THE DEPOT ADJACENT TO LEICESTER STATION IS SET TO SERVICE CROSSCOUNTRY...

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RIA TOPS AT COMMS

In Business THE RAILWAY Industry Association (RIA),...

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‘86s’ to retire

FREIGHTLINER IS withdrawing its ageing Class 86 fleet, but says...

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PLANNING FOR A NEW REALITY

JULIAN WORTH argues that today’s railway should learn from...

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FURTHER DOUBT CAST ON HS2 EASTERN LEG

NIC says east-west connections should be prioritised over north-south...

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Between the Lines

Chris Stokes

The recent Spending Review confirmed two key Government strategies...

Chris Stokes

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It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

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.

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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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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.

RVE 2021

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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.

Sponsored by Houghton International.

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