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HS2 East will be extended, claims West Midlands Mayor

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WEST MIDLANDS Mayor Andy Street says High Speed 2’s eastern leg will go ahead in full eventually

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New fleet for the DART

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TONY MILES describes the new Alstom fleet ordered for commuter services in Dublin

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Northern seeking hybrid ‘195s’

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Battery EMUs sought for Trans-Pennine routes

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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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First Class 777s handed over

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Last seven Merseyrail EMUs to be fitted with batteries

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Voyager named after Hixon accident

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Level crossing incident commemorated

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Extra TPE services north of Newcastle from December

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Five services per day will call at stations to Edinburgh

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Staycation Express returns

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Covid challenges for Settle and Carlisle tourist service

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Northern cuts Rose Hill Marple services

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