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FIRST TFW CLASS 230 REACHES ITS FUTURE BASE

Rhodri Clark

THE FIRST Vivarail Class 230 unit arrived in Wrexham from Long...

Rhodri Clark

FREIGHTLINER UNVEILS FIRST CLASS 90

Tony Miles

FREIGHTLINER MARKED the acquisition of 13 Class 90 locomotives...

Tony Miles

Langman retiring from NR

NETWORK RAIL’S Wales and Western region MD Mark Langman will...

PLATFORM 5 OPENS AT STEVENAGE

THE NEW fifth platform at Stevenage station was brought into...

Electrification job for Atkins

SNC-LAVALIN SUBSIDIARY Atkins has been appointed by Network Rail...

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SAFETY REGULATOR SPLITS THE POINTS

Ian Walmsley

The Office of Rail and Road’s annual safety report shows...

Ian Walmsley

DIGITAL RAILWAY TOOL

SHEFFIELD-BASED SOFTWARE company 3Squared has launched the ‘RailSmart...

AGREEMENT FOR DRIVER TRAINING TO RESTART

SEVERAL PASSENGER operators restarted driver training during...

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Will c2c continue to grow?

THEO STEEL

As a change of Managing Director beckons, THEO STEEL assesses...

THEO STEEL

Alan Williams: September 2020

ALAN WILLIAMS

One of the many disadvantages of the fragmentation that came with privatisation...

ALAN WILLIAMS

Scotland sets out electrification ambitions

Wires to reach Aberdeen and Inverness by 2035 Masked...

THREE DEAD AFTER SCOTTISH HST DERAILMENT

NETWORK RAIL INSPECTS HIGH-RISK EMBANKMENTS AS INVESTIGATION...

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Post-HS2 service assumptions revealed

King’s Cross to Nottingham and CrossCountry to Hull among proposals...

Option for five additional ‘701s’

ROCK RAIL has extended the scope of an option to provide additional...

Orion unveils parcels ‘319’

AT AN event on 10 August, Orion High Speed Logistics displayed...

Trackwatch: September 2020

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground and Northern
Ireland Railways infrastructure...

Edinburgh Waverley masterplan

CONCEPT DESIGNS for the Edinburgh Waverley masterplan include...

NEW DESKS FOR CLASS 442s

DB ESG has signed a contract with South Western Railway to supply...

SOFTWARE: TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING?

ROGER FORD

Traction electronics have been around for longer than you might think...

ROGER FORD

New name for Sussex CRP

THE SUSSEX Community Rail Partnership has changed its name to...

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Modern Railways September 2020

Welcome to Modern Railways September 2020

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SCOTLAND’S NEW NORMAL TIMETABLE

DAVID SIMPSON

ScotRail Operations Director DAVID SIMPSON explains...

DAVID SIMPSON

HS2: Tunnels, bridges and contracts

Dan Harvey

It has been a summer like no other. While many of us have been...

Dan Harvey

Hull Trains restarts after Covid pause

OPEN ACCESS operator Hull Trains was due to restart services...

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YORK TO NEWCASTLE: OPTIONS FOR EXPANSION

Network Rail has published a study exploring how capacity could be increased...

TfL review to consider alternative operating models

THE GOVERNMENT-LED review of Transport for London’s future...

Loram touts operating options

John Whitehouse New operator on the block: Derby-based Loram...

FAR NORTH OF SCOTLAND TIMBER TRIAL

VICTA RAILFREIGHT has been awarded a Freight Fund Grant worth...

PRM extensions

EXTENSIONS TO dispensations against Persons with Reduced Mobility...

AVONMOUTH CHANGES

Richard Giles

MARITIME TRANSPORT has acquired around eight acres of land at...

Richard Giles