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Siemens challenges HS2 trains decision

Basis for legal challenge outlined

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‘69s’ being prepared for service entry

GB Railfreight is aiming for its Class 69s to enter service by the end of the year.

King’s Cross takes major project prize

Railway Innovation Awards 2021 winners announced

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VIDEO: Devolution agenda is vital for North of England

​​​​​​​TfN Chief Executive emphasies need for local involvement in decision-making

Night Tube restarts on 27 November

The Night Tube service will restart for the first time since March 2020 on 27 November.

Derby bids for GBR

East Midlands location sets out its case to host Great British Railways HQ

Queen’s Charter for IRO

Work to foster operational expertise formally recognised

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Burnham may refer HS2 and NPR decisions to Parliament

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Continuing fear for fate of HS2 eastern leg

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Fearne Cotton and Paul Merson join Rail Wellbeing Live line-up

Fearne Cotton and Paul Merson are the latest additions to the speaker line-up for Rail Wellbeing Live.

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