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ROLLING STOCK: WILLIAMS-SHAPPS PLAN CREATES VACUUM

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Roger Ford analyses the rolling stock implications of the White Paper

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LESSONS FROM THE RECORD RUN

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What can we learn from Avanti West Coast's London to Glasgow speed run?

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Electrification metric rediscovered

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How can we prioritise electrification schemes?

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Reliability metrics compared

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MTIN vs 701(D) – if it ain’t broke?

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Williams-Shapps Plan - who will run the railway?

 Roger Ford

■ Operational responsibility of PSCs unclear n Managerial expertise downplayed
■ Dynamics of railway operation ignored
■ Fragmentation encouraged

 Roger Ford

Can we afford to demonise the diesel?

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■ No immediate CO 2 reduction from hydrogen 
■ Uncertain electrification programme blocks DMU cascade
■ Government 2040 withdrawal date ‘an ambition’
■ Synthetic fuel offers carbon neutral diesel traction

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Rolling stock cracks crisis: update

Roger Ford provides an update on the issues with underframe cracks on Hitachi 800 Series trains

Out with the old

There’s a new reliability measure in this month’s New Train TIN-watch

Informed Sources: Six-monthly progress report

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New Train TIN-watch takes a longer-term view...

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Informed Sources: Constraints needed for accident investigation closures

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Welcome to Informed Sources November 2020...

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