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GREATER ANGLIA GETS SET FOR RECOVERY

Managing Director JAMIE BURLES talks to PHILIP SHERRATT about the post-Covid outlook for railways in East Anglia

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Mobile station managers minimise ECML disruption

Scarred by engineering overruns at King’s Cross in Christmas 2014, Govia Thameslink Railway was determined to make things run as smoothly as possible during the recent East Coast Upgrade. COLIN ORD and DAVID GOTT talk to ANDY RODEN about why a new Mobile Station Manager role was created and why it has proved so successful

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SOLENT ASPIRATION

James Abbott

Local politicians and rail activists are keen to see passenger services restored to the Fawley branch, reports James Abbott

James Abbott
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VERY LIGHT RAIL: a viable lead to reopenings?

Where heavy rail is perceived to be too expensive to reopen former routes, the rapidly developing concept of Very Light Rail could be vital to ensuring modal shift. ANDY RODEN looks at its potential and limitations

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Destination Newport?

Ambition for rail connection to the Isle of Wight’s county town

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Battersea boost imminent

MARTIN GOSLING, Transport for London’s Project Director for the Northern Line extension, tells PHILIP SHERRATT about the final preparations for the autumn opening of the new branch from Kennington

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Modern Railways September 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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The people behind HS2

In the first part of a new series looking at the people building High Speed 2, HS2 Ltd Chief Executive MARK THURSTON talks to ANDY RODEN about the challenges, achievements and pride in building Britain’s newest railway

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A FAR FROM BORING JOB

PHILIP SHERRATT reports on the start of HS2 tunnelling through the Chilterns

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4LM beats its Covid challenges

Despite the difficulties of the pandemic, TfL’s 4LM Project Director CHRIS HOBDEN tells PHILIP SHERRATT the resignalling of London Underground’s sub-surface lines is progressing