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LNER to axe Glasgow service?

Stirling to also see cuts?

Funding gap for TfL: a Hammersmith & City Line train calls at West Ham on 9 Octoer 2023. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Khan freezes TfL fares

Fares frozen until 2025

Break through! A Tunnel Boring Machine completes its drive into the Old Oak Common box for the Atlas Road Logistics Tunnel. Courtesy HS2 News Premium

Old Oak logistics tunnel completed

Tunnel paves way for Euston tunnels to start

Construction starts at HS2's Curzon Street station. Courtesy HS2 News Premium

Construction starts at Curzon Street station

Station will be built with seven planned platforms

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LNER launches flexible Advance fare; scraps Off-Peak tickets

London-Newcastle/Edinburgh/Berwick trial starts on 5 February

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ASLEF drivers to hold more strikes

Andy Roden

Pay and conditions dispute continues

Andy Roden
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University station set to open

ORR authorises enhancements

Heading for store: following their withdrawal by TransPennine Express in December, the CAF-built Mk 5a sets have been moved to Porterbrook’s Long Marston site for storage. This is No 37884 hauling loco No 68024 and one of the rakes past Lower Moor on 9 January 2024 with working 5Q94 from Longsight depot. Peter Squibbs News Premium

Chiltern seeks Mk 3 replacements

Could options include former TPE Mk 5s?

On-board upgrade option: the Standard Plus accommodation in No 197115, viewed from near the cab bulkhead. Rhodri Clark News Premium

Debut for ‘197’ with Standard Plus seating

Specific Standard Plus upgrade for Class 197s

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Brown to chair RDG

ARRIVA MANAGING Director UK Trains David Brown is the new chair...

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