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Grand Union FINALLY secures Carmarthen service

Operator succeeds in second attempt at open access London-Wales service

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Vivarail seeks administrators

Vivarail could enter administration if new investors or owners are not found

Waterloo regains top station status

Passenger numbers in 2021/22 far below pre-pandemic levels

NR wins in South West ICE awards

Dartmoor line and Stonehouse bridge recognised

HS2 launches second Long Itchington Wood bore

Tunnel will be the first completed on HS2

Ketton bridge reopens after being hit

Repairs completed in under three weeks

RMT members vote to accept ScotRail pay offer

Agreement reached in Scotland; strikes announced for English TOCs

Spanners celebrate most reliable fleets

Rolling stock sector gathers for annual awards

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