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INFORMED SOURCES: Bathtub curve descent slow

ROGER FORD

TIN-watch demonstrates that new fleet reliability improvements are taking their time...

ROGER FORD
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UK suppliers need all our support

IN LAST month’s issue we talked about the role local supply chains could play...

Operators reduce timetables

Tony Miles

TRAIN OPERATING companies began reducing services...

Tony Miles
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No April fool

FELINES FREQUENTLY become railway celebrities...

Weardale enters new ownership

LAST YEAR Iowa Pacific Holdings entered into insolvency in the USA...

Row over tube service reductions

THERE WAS disagreement between the Mayor of London and the Government...

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Cambrian line growth

THEO STEEL

Service improvements on the scenic mid-Wales route are paying off...

THEO STEEL
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CROSSRAIL UPDATE: COVID halts construction

Dan Harvey

To say everything was going smoothly might be overstating the situation...

Dan Harvey

Rail needs assessment for Midlands and North

THE NATIONAL Infrastructure Commission has launched a call...

Franchises move to emergency measures

DfT reacts as coronavirus prompts plummeting demand...

'Jumbo' stone at Tytherington

Richard Giles

LOADS OF 4,000 tonnes have been moved from the South Gloucestershire quarry...

Richard Giles

TfW ‘230’ testing begins

D-train for Wales...

Queen Street nears completion

Going for gold: the redevelopment of Glasgow Queen Street station...

Spaven steps down

DAVID SPAVEN has retired from the Rail Freight Group...

INFORMED SOURCES: East Coast ETCS is go

ROGER FORD

Network Change consultation initiates decade-long project...

ROGER FORD

Trackwatch

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground and Northern Ireland Railways infrastructure during February 2020...

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Alton footbridge appeal

A CROWDFUNDING appeal has been launched to save, restore and...

New offices for 3Squared

SHEFFIELD-BASED RAIL technology company 3Squared has moved into...

Network Rail reshapes Easter works

CONTINUING TO operate the railway safely and reliably is Network Rail’s priority...

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Gatwick works lead timetable changes

James Abbott

Covid-19 has thrown everything in the air, but here’s what the plans were before the crisis hit...

James Abbott

Anti-Covid service

CREWE-BASED TBM Rail has extended its hygiene and sanitising services...

Trafford Park Metrolink line opens

Tony Miles

DESPITE THE developing coronavirus situation, the Manchester Metrolink extension to the intu Trafford Centre opened...

Tony Miles

EUROPE VIEW: Europe in lock down

Keith Fender

KEITH FENDER reports on the way Continental Europe’s railways reacted to coronavirus...

Keith Fender

Alan Williams - May 2020

ALAN WILLIAMS

Who knew? Even while the last issue was being printed, the world began to change...

ALAN WILLIAMS

CVL transfer to Welsh Government

Rhodri Clark

THE CORE Valley Lines (CVL) transferred from Network Rail...

Rhodri Clark
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First ‘803’ bodyshells arrive

BODYSHELLS FOR the first Hitachi Class 803 unit...

Motherwell job for Balfour Beatty

BALFOUR BEATTY has been awarded a contract to build a regional transport integration hub...

Wallace joins NR

CHARLENE WALLACE has joined Network Rail...

East Grinstead line reopens

Reopening helps key workers: the railway between East Grinstead...

New Shadow Transport Secretary

JIM McMAHON has been appointed as Shadow Transport Secretary...