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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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NORTHERN IS to suspend services to and from Rose Hill Marple...

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EAST COAST DIGITAL PLAN SET OUT

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

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FREIGHTLINER UNVEILS FIRST CLASS 90

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FREIGHTLINER MARKED the acquisition of 13 Class 90 locomotives...

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Operators reduce timetables

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TRAIN OPERATING companies began reducing services...

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Trafford Park Metrolink line opens

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DESPITE THE developing coronavirus situation, the Manchester Metrolink extension to the intu Trafford Centre opened...

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Our Rail in Wales and the West conference reverts to its usual format as an in-person event for spring 2022. With the exciting plans in the new Wales and Borders franchise and continuing developments on the Western there is much to reflect on and look forward to.