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RVE 2021

4TH NOVEMBER 2021 at DERBY ARENA, PRIDE PARK, DERBY, UK

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September start for Southeastern ‘707s’

Southeastern has confirmed it will begin introducing Class 707 EMUs cascaded from South Western Railway when it uplifts its timetable in September.

Revolution VLR vehicle ready for testing

The Revolution Very Light Rail demonstration vehicle has been completed, with validation testing underway at the Quinton Rail Technology Centre in Long Marston.

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Industry marketing campaign launched

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Campaign aims to encourage return of revenue

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Welsh stations reopen as restrictions lift

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Scotland eases distancing requirements as well

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Turbostar naming marks Leicester boost

CrossCountry Turbostar No 170622 was named Pride of Leicester in a ceremony held at UK Rail Leasing’s Beal Street depot in the city on 3 August. The unit became the first Turbostar to carry a cast nameplate.

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Intelligent stop-start for Voyagers

An intelligent engine stop-start system is being trialled on a CrossCountry Voyager with a view to rolling out the technology across the fleet.

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February 2022 targeted for Crossrail opening

Full Elizabeth Line service likely in May 2023

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More cycle spaces for ScotRail HSTs

Plans are being developed to increase the amount of cycle space on ScotRail HSTs, used on its inter-city services.

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Hydrogen ‘158’ proposed for Highlands

A packaging study has been commissioned by the Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (HITRANS) to examine how hydrogen equipment could be fitted into a Class 158 DMU.