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WELSH ‘170s’ BOUND FOR EMR

Set to leave Wales: a TfW Class 170 waits at Cardiff Central...

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No national superiority here

‘UP IN Teesside there’s a huge amount going on when it comes...

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FENN DELIVERS XC SERVICE

CROSSCOUNTRY HAS appointed Jon Fenn as Service Delivery Director....

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CONSTRUCTION BOOM

Rail Freight Group On a wet Tuesday night, just before...

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SOLIDARITY IN ADVERSITY

Railtalk Given both its suddenness and impact, the immediate...

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ADComms wins BML contract

ADCOMMS IS to be the main contractor for on-rail works and support...

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Hitachi begins welding at Newton Aycliffe

TRAIN FLEET MAINTENANCE AND MANUFACTURE  Hitachi Rail...

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GBRf receives first Ecofrets

GB RAILFREIGHT (GBRf) has received the first Ecofret2 triple-container...

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Selling electrification

DAVID SHIRRES, lead author of the Why Rail Electrification? prospectus...

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World’s first VLR charger

Charging innovation: a crane lowers Furrer+Frey’s VLR charging...

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