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EAST COAST DIGITAL PLAN SET OUT

Tony Miles

NETWORK RAIL has informed all affected operators that agreement...

Tony Miles

Crossrail: Summer 2021 opening not feasible

Dan Harvey

Not for the first time – and if the track record is anything...

Dan Harvey

SUCCESSFUL BIOLPG TRIAL ON CLASS 73

BRISTOL-BASED ENERGY technology company G-volution has successfully...

Major delays to Core Valley Lines transformation

Rhodri Clark

DELAYS TO the Core Valley Lines (CVL) modernisation are expected...

Rhodri Clark

Brodie’s expands into former Wabtec plant

BRODIE ENGINEERING has taken over the former Wabtec plant at...

COVID FRANCHISE COSTS REVEALED

THE DEPARTMENT for Transport paid £2.28 billion to train operators...

FIRST TFW CLASS 230 REACHES ITS FUTURE BASE

Rhodri Clark

THE FIRST Vivarail Class 230 unit arrived in Wrexham from Long...

Rhodri Clark

Six programmes on NR’s Project Speed shortlist

Network Rail has identified six programmes where it is aiming to halve the time and slash the cost of delivery, in response to Government’s ‘Project Speed’ challenge to accelerate infrastructure schemes.

‘745s’ make Stansted debut

Greater Anglia’s Stadler-built Class 745 EMUs were introduced on Stansted Express services on 28 July, although an inauspicious debut saw multiple failures on their first day in traffic.

First ‘345’ reaches Heathrow

A Bombardier Class 345 carried its first passengers to Heathrow Airport on 30 July in a further step towards the opening of the Elizabeth Line.