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Alan Williams - November 2021

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We are at critical juncture for the railway, suggests our correspondent

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Alan Williams - October 2021

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Our columnist reflects on developments with the now aborted East Coast main line timetable change

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BR Design Panel

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It was really good to see Network Rail Chairman Sir Peter Hendy...

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Alan Williams November 2020

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Way back in the mists of time, when people still referred to Wales...

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Alan Williams: September 2020

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One of the many disadvantages of the fragmentation that came with privatisation...

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Alan Williams: Our pundit in the North

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When the virus struck and rail ridership fell through the floor...

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Alan Williams: July 2020

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One positive outcome of the Dominic Cummings saga has been...

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Alan Williams - May 2020

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Who knew? Even while the last issue was being printed, the world began to change...

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Something strange happened last month. Several readers complained...

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Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps took advantage...

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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.