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Between the Lines

Chris Stokes

For many years, there has been little or no analysis of the profitability...

Chris Stokes

FORTH BRIDGE VISITOR PLANS REVISED

REVISED PROPOSALS for a visitor attraction at the Forth Bridge...

S&C reopens after ‘most challenging repair’

THE SETTLE and Carlisle line fully reopened on 31 March 2017...

HIGHLAND FUEL LOST TO ROAD HAULAGE

Ian Lothian

CERTAS ENERGY has confirmed to local newspapers that the rail...

Ian Lothian

QUEEN STREET REDEVELOPMENT APPROVED

A TRANSPORT and Works Scotland order for the redevelopment of...

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ELECTRICS REACH MAIDENHEAD

Reporting Philip Sherratt and Rhodri Clark

GWR expands its EMU empire when timetables change this month....

Reporting Philip Sherratt and Rhodri Clark
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Blood and Custard

OPERATOR OWNERSHIP SCANDAL? ‘THAT IS nothing short of a scandal...

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TRANSCAL LAUNCHES AEROLITE

TRANSCAL HAS launched its new Aerolite train seat, produced in...

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RIA REAPPOINTS TONKIN

THE RAILWAY Industry Association has appointed David Tonkin as...

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PITT FOR PORTERBROOK

PORTERBROOK LEASING has appointed Andy Pitt as a non-executive...

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