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Hendy to continue as NR Chair

SIR PETER Hendy has been reappointed as Chair of the Board of...

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Dolgarrog debacle

Cut off from its village: the 16.20 Llandudno to Blaenau Ffestiniog...

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EDI Charter gathers momentum

It is widely recognised that the rail industry is not as diverse...

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OXFORDSHIRE CONNECT PROGRESSED

FOUR-TRACKING, GRADE SEPARATION AND EXTRA PLATFORM AT OXFORD...

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LUTON DART VEHICLES ON TEST

Rail-air link: carriages have been lifted onto the guide rails...

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MEET THE EDITORIAL TEAM

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

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5G for South Western main line

EVO-RAIL, A wholly-owned subsidiary of FirstGroup, has launched...

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WIGAN TRIAL UNDERLINES TRANS-PENNINE POTENTIAL

BOXES OFFLOADED ON RUNNING LINE Trans-Pennine freight:...

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Preparing Crewe for HS2

James Abbott

Network Rail is working with HS2 on adapting Crewe station for...

James Abbott
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Dormer to be Hitachi’s green champion

HITACHI HAS become a Principal Partner for COP26, the International...

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AGGREGATES FROM PORTBURY

A NEW flow of aggregates from the terminal at Portbury, near...

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WEST MIDS STATIONS WIN IN BUDGET

Camp Hill line: visual of the planned station at Moseley, which...

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Alan Williams

Last year, I told you about the nine-day closure of the Esk Valley...

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4LM MIGRATION CONTINUES

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

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Hitachi starts welding at Newton Aycliffe

HITACHI RAIL has begun welding activities at its Newton Aycliffe...

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A FUNNY OLD YEAR

Welcome As I write this, it is almost exactly one year...

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HANDFORTH TO BE WALES & WESTERN MD

MICHELLE HANDFORTH will join Network Rail this summer as Regional...

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Covid - they think it’s all over

Ian Walmsley

On the railway nothing is ever easy, and reducing Covid risk...

Ian Walmsley
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Knowles is Head of Site for Long Marston

PORTERBROOK HAS appointed Mark Knowles as Head Site for the Long...

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TRIAL OF QUARTERLY TIMETABLE CHANGES

FOUR MAJOR changes of the timetable will take place this year...

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STAYCATION EXPRESS RETURNS FOR 2021

SHORT HST FOR SKIPTON TO CARLISLE SERVICES Racing green...

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A NEW TYPE OF TEST TRAIN

Volunteer testers: Southern’s Craig Harwood leads a 15-strong...

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Welsh transfer avoided costs

TRANSPORT FOR Wales has explained that the orderly transfer of...

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PUSH BACK AGAINST MANCHESTER TIMETABLE OPTIONS

SEVERAL ORGANISATIONS have spoken out against changes to timetables...

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Keep up the momentum

For today’s railway, the pandemic appears to have paralysed...

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Motts for Waverley design

MOTT MACDONALD has been appointed to carry out the next stage...

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BRIGHT AUTUMN FOR FREIGHT

Steel train boost: DB Cargo loco Nos 66136/063 at South Bank,...

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Freight electrification MAKING IT HAPPEN

JULIAN WORTH

Undertaking some early quick win schemes and then adopting a...

JULIAN WORTH
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OLD OAK COMMON PROGRESS

Bound for Goole: the final former Heathrow Express Class 332...

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WELSH INFRASTRUCTURE DEVOLUTION FEASIBLE

THE TRANSFER of the Core Valley Lines (CVL) to the Welsh Government...