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MANAGING IN THE MIDLANDS

PHILIP SHERRATT

In the first of an occasional series about the lives of railway...

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LOGGING ON

Ian Walmsley

I read the news today, Oh boy 10 million trees on Network Rail’s...

Ian Walmsley
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CHARITY OPEN DAYS

OUR COLUMNIST Alan Williams will be mine host at a series of...

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Loram to work on GWR Mk 3s

LORAM UK has won a contract from Great Western Railway to carry...

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SELLA GOES BACK TO ITS ROOTS

CONTROL AND automation firm Hima-Sella is reverting to its original...

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ADONIS CONFIRMED AS NIC CHAIR

LORD ADONIS has been confirmed as permanent chair of the National...

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SHENFIELD STANDS READY

Crossrail Update Infrastructure works on the Great Eastern...

VICTORIA LINE MOVES TO 36TPH

LONDON UNDERGROUND was due to introduce a 36 trains per hour...

MAGOR STATION NOT A PRIORITY, SAYS WG

THE WELSH Government has decided the proposed Magor Walkway station...

Cannock terminal for Freightliner

FREIGHTLINER PARENT Genesee & Wyoming has completed the acquisition...

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