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RVE 2021

4TH NOVEMBER 2021 at DERBY ARENA, PRIDE PARK, DERBY, UK

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SOLENT ASPIRATION

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Local politicians and rail activists are keen to see passenger services restored to the Fawley branch, reports James Abbott

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ASHINGTON TARGETS 2023 OPENING

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Preparing Crewe for HS2

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Network Rail is working with HS2 on adapting Crewe station for...

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Scotland in Focus: Highlands prepare for 2020s

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A programme of continuous improvement...

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ORION TARGETS FAST FREIGHT

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The logistics start-up intends to broaden the horizons of rail freight...

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Great Western: GWR prepares to build back

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GWR INTERIM MD MATTHEW GOLTON TELLS CONSULTANT EDITOR JAMES ABBOTT...

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Improving local lines

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Gatwick works lead timetable changes

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Four decades in the Editor’s chair

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To mark JAMES ABBOTT’S retirement as Editor of Modern Railways...

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WEST MIDLANDS BUILDS FOR THE FUTURE

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Rail in the Midlands

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Derby, United Kingdom

It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

This year's Rail in the Midlands Conference takes place as part of Modern Railways RVE, bringing together two established events within the Modern Railways brand.

RVE 2021

to

Derby, United Kingdom

RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

Golden Spanner Awards

to

London, United Kingdom

The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

Sponsored by Houghton International.

Golden Whistle Awards

to

London, United Kingdom

The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

Sponsored by Tracsis