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Flexible season tickets go on sale

New flexible season tickets aimed at passenger travelling two or three days a week have gone on sale, and will be valid for travel from 28 June.

Go-Ahead’s ERMA extended until March 2022

GTR's Emergency Recovery Measures Agreement has been extended...

IRSE hosts Return to Rail conference

The rail industry faces huge challenges winning passengers back after the Covid pandemic...

Golden Whistle Awards 2021

A recording of our Golden Whistles webinar on Friday 28 May, at which Dick Fearn announced the winners in the Outstanding Operator and Special Award categories for the 2021 awards.

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Operations in a post-Covid world

A recording of the presentation by Network Rail Chief Executive Andrew Haines at our Golden Whistles webinar on Friday 28 May.

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Hybrid Class 168 on test

A Chiltern Railways Class 168 DMU refitted with a Rolls-Royce MTU hybrid drive system is undergoing testing ahead of entry into passenger service later this year.

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HydroFlex bound for COP conference

A hydrogen-powered train will be used to transport visitors at the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow in November.

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Merseyrail Class 777 testing progress

A video update from Merseytravel and Stadler on progress with introduction of the new fleet of Class 777 EMUs for Merseyrail.

Modern Railways June 2021 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the June 2021 issue of Modern Railways

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Daily inspection of Great Western IETs

Hitachi 800 Series trains are being inspected daily prior to being released for service in response to recent issues with cracks on the underframes of the trains.