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BORDERLANDS LINESPEED WORK FUNDED

THE WELSH Government has awarded £1 million for development...

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Forum

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

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CONTRACT FOR COSTAIN

COSTAIN HAS been awarded a place on Network Rail’s Operational...

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MAY MILESTONE FOR MML TIMETABLE

as PHILIP SHERRATT reports

News FrontThe forthcoming schedule change for EMR heralds the...

as PHILIP SHERRATT reports
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New DLR fleet in build

ARRAN RUSLING, Transport for London’s Programme Delivery Manager...

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Between the Lines

Chris Stokes

Time to circle the wagons. There are smoke signals in the hills...

Chris Stokes
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CONTAINER CAPACITY IS KEY

Rail Freight Group The year 1956 saw two events which...

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FREIGHT ‘321’ PLANNED

Swift Express Freight: visual of the converted Class 321 parcels...

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CRICK IMPROVEMENT PLANNED AT SPEED

West Coast closure takes advantage of muted passenger numbers...

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Coventry VLR vehicle tours the city

Low-cost tram alternative: the prototype VLR vehicle on the back...

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AVANTI OPTIMISTIC DEMAND WILL RETURN

Front AVANTI WEST Coast is optimistic its passenger...

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THE WAITING GAME

Welcome As another month passes, it certainly feels...

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ASTON FOR G&W ROLE

FREIGHTLINER PARENT Genesee & Wyoming Inc has appointed Eddie...

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BIRMINGHAM AND LEEDS OFFICES FOR DFT

THE DEPARTMENT for Transport is to create a second headquarters...

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LINES OF DUTY

Ian Walmsley

Pan Up The BBC’s Line of Duty has thrown a spotlight on the...

Ian Walmsley
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TEMPLE MEADS VISION

Urban regeneration: Mott MacDonald, with Weston Williamson +...

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SWANSEA BAY METRO PROPOSED

News FrontHALF-HOURLY SERVICE MOOTED VIA SWANSEA DISTRICT LINE...

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HAVE YOU READ MODERN RAILWAYS, MINISTER?

THAT WAS the question posed by Lord Bradshaw to Rail Minister...

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HITACHI COMPLETES PERPETUUM PURCHASE

ON 1 April 2020, Hitachi Rail completed the acquisition of Perpetuum,...

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SCOTRAIL TO MOVE TO OLR FROM MARCH 2022

Delay to Williams Review frustrates Scottish Government ...

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Wales awaits new fleets

A new train transformation is on the way in Wales and the Borders,...

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West London stations upgraded

Crossrail Update Railway users in west London are now...

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Rannoch timber trial

A MEMORANDUM of Understanding has been signed for the construction...

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EUROPE

 Keith Fender

Europe View GREENSPEED MERGER ON ICE The planned merger...

 Keith Fender
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NEW WAGONS FOR GBRf

GB RAILFREIGHT has partnered with Porterbrook to order 100 new...

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GBRF ‘69’ DEBUT IN MAY

Second in class: GBRf loco No 69002, rebuilt by Electro-Motive...

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New station at Reston

WORK HAS begun to build a new station at Reston, on the East...

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Trackwatch

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground...

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LAKES LINE BATTERY TRAIN DEBATE

Furness line –a candidate for battery operation? A Northern...

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ALTERNATIVE TRACTION

 Roger Ford

Informed SourcesDP3 EXPLORES POTENTIAL ■ Two Deltics...

 Roger Ford