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MASTERPLAN FOR MELKSHAM STATION

A NEW deal secured by community rail organisation TransWilts...

INFORMED SOURCES: END OF TERM REVIEW

ROGER FORD

New Train TIN-watch assesses reliability over the last 12 months...

ROGER FORD
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NOTTINGHAM – LINCOLN THE NEGLECTED RAILWAY?

BOB POYNTER

Retired Operations Manager BOB POYNTER calls for improvements...

BOB POYNTER

Europe View: June 2020

Keith Fender

The coronavirus in Europe has led to largescale reduction or removal of open access rail operators’ services across the continent....

Keith Fender

INFORMED SOURCES: SAFETY CRITICAL COMMUNICATIONS - ANOTHER WARNING

ROGER FORD

◼ Mandated protocols ignored ◼ Informal conversation leads to miunderstanding...

ROGER FORD
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The value of rail freight

Chris Hoggett Merde, pas de papier: this graffito (in English)...

Railtalk: Into the unknown

History, according to Mark Twain, does not repeat itself, but...

Alan Williams: June 2020

Isn’t it strange? For the first time since I started travelling...

TEST TRAIN PREPARED FOR MML WIRES

NETWORK RAIL is preparing a test train ahead of testing the new...

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PAN UP: GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME PART ONE – GETTING IT WRONG

Ian Walmsley

It’s too late for IEP, but not for HS2. Something better change...

Ian Walmsley
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Croydon remodelling refined

Network Rail is pressing on in the development of plans for upgrading...

Trackwatch: June 2020

A digest of the main changes...

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Modern Railways June 2020

Welcome to Modern Railways June 2020

INFORMED SOURCES: RAIL REPLACEMENT COACHES EXEMPTION EXTENDED

ROGER FORD

◼ PSVAR exemption to end of 2020 ◼ RDG ‘pathway to compliance’ lacks ambition...

ROGER FORD
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CrossCountry is changing

PHILIP SHERRATT

A regional focus and longer-term thinking are key aims for Britain’s...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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NEW LOOK FOR LIGHT RAIL?

Technological advances mean future systems could break with convention...

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PAN UP: GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME PART TWO – GETTING IT RIGHT

Ian Walmsley

The stock for HS2 has been specified with similarities to IEP...

Ian Walmsley
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Improving local lines

James Abbott

JAMES ABBOTT reports on the work of the Sussex Community Rail Partnership...

James Abbott

Between the Lines: June 2020

Chris Stokes

After any major change in the world, for example 9/11 or the 2008 financial crisis...

Chris Stokes

May 2020 issue of Modern Railways: a discussion

Find out what's in the new issue as Editor Philip Sherratt talks to columnists Roger Ford and Ian Walmsley

Light rail networks take a hit

LIGHT RAIL and metro operators mirrored heavy rail operators in
reducing services...

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MY RAILWAY LIFE: Doing it the Wright way

PHILIP SHERRATT

LNER Train Manager GRAEME WRIGHT talks to PHILIP SHERRATT...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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HIGH SPEED 2: Building a railway in a pandemic

Dan Harvey

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘lockdown’ announcement saw High Speed 2 contractors scramble...

Dan Harvey

Masterplan for Victoria area

A PARTNERSHIP led by Westminster City Council is to develop a masterplan...

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MOVING WHEELS: Stock stored as timetables reduced

AS TRAIN operators reduced timetables amid the coronavirus
outbreak...

Rotterdam capacity boost

P&O FERRIES has doubled rail capacity at its Europoort...

Prototype ‘150s’ head north

On the move: Class 150 ‘prototype’ three-car sets Nos 150001/002...

Corby progress

TESTING HAS begun of the overhead electrification system...

New chair for NCB

NETWORK CERTIFICATION Body has appointed Neil Hannah as Chairman...