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FIRST ‘707s’ MOVE TO SOUTHEASTERN

Moving Wheels THE FIRST two Siemens-built Class 707...

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Southern contractors appointed

Infrastructure News CONTRACTS WITH a combined estimated...

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LNER IC225s HEAD FOR TEMPORARY STORE

Moving Wheels LNER TOOK its entire fleet of InterCity...

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Boring battery hybrids challenge hydrogen hype

ROGER FORD

Informed Sources Hitachi enters the market DMU emissions...

ROGER FORD
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Hopwood on honours list

People GREAT WESTERN Railway MD Mark Hopwood was one...

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Commission to plan new station for Liverpool

News Front THE LIVERPOOL City Region has begun development...

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Forum

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

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Carlisle work for Mott MacDonald

In Business THE UK Government has awarded Carlisle railway...

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Northern Line test train reaches Battersea

News Front TEST PASSENGER trains operated over the Northern...

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West Midlands prepares for post-Covid reset

IN FOCUS WEST MIDLANDSWMRE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MALCOLM HOLMES...

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TIME OF RECKONING FOR HS2 ROUTE

High Speed 2 The nominations are in, lines have been...

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News FrontNorthern logo tweaked

OBSERVANT TRAVELLERS in the North of England have noticed a discreet...

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A network for Wiltshire

JAMES ABBOTT takes a ride along the TransWilts route from Swindon...

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DRS EYES BOX WAGONS

Rail Freight DIRECT RAIL Services has sought expressions...

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LOCKDOWN PROMPTS TIMETABLE CUTS AGAIN

News FrontOPEN ACCESS OPERATORS IN ‘HIBERNATION’ FOR THIRD...

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INVERNESS AIRPORT APPLICATION SUBMITTED

Infrastructure News A PLANNING application has been...

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EUROPEAN TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ELECTROSTARS

Moving Wheels BOMBARDIER HAS signed a framework agreement...

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ORR ‘s wrong signal

ROGER FORD

Informed Sources Market study of signalling highlights...

ROGER FORD
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Voyager upgrade completed

Moving Wheels ALL 20 Avanti West Coast Class 221 Voyagers...

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Shedding the Grid

Ian Walmsley

Pan UpClass 56 plays the organ donor card – here comes the...

Ian Walmsley
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Welsh OLR mobilises for February takeover

News Front TWO NEW companies have been created as part...

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RAIL REPLACEMENT EXEMPTION EXTENDED

News Front A FURTHER extension to the period of non-accessibility...

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Ring halts DART train

A TOUCHING pre-Christmas story from the Republic of Ireland,...

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HOME SCHOOLING HELP

In Business RAILWAY BENEFIT Fund, the charity providing...

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POOR CASE FOR EBBW VALE LINE 4TPH

News Front THE ECONOMIC case for four trains per hour...

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COVENTRY EMBRACES VLR REVOLUTION

IN FOCUS WEST MIDLANDSWEST MIDLANDS ORGANISATIONS ARE COMING...

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CROSSCOUNTRY TO CARRY MEDICAL SUPPLIES

News Front PASSENGER OPERATOR CrossCountry has teamed...

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25 YEARS OF PRIVATISED RAIL FREIGHT

JULIAN WORTH looks back over an eventful quarter century ...

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TYTHERINGTON RAMPS UP

Rail Freight THE RAILHEAD at Hanson’s Tytherington...

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FIRST LENGTHENED XC ‘170’

Moving Wheels CROSSCOUNTRY INTRODUCED the first of...