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Between the Lines

Chiltern’s new service to Oxford seems to be going from strength...

METROLINK SECOND CITY CROSSING OPENS

Second City Crossing open: tram No 3112 traverses the new section...

NEW DLR FLEET PLANNED FOR 2022

Due to be replaced: B90 stock at Canning Town. Philip Sherratt...

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ORDSALL ARCH LIFTED INTO PLACE

Bridge lift: span set to cross the river Irwell, photographed...

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ELECTRIFICATION VFM CHALLENGED

‘Little’ impact from GWEP wiring cutback, says the DfT ...

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PROUD OF OUR RAILWAY

EAST MIDLANDS TRAINS MANAGING DIRECTOR JAKE KELLY TALKS TO PHILIP...

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RFEM IN ACTION

Rail Forum East Midlands (RFEM) has seen a lot of change in recent...

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Moving Wheels

GWR ‘802’ PRODUCTION KICKS OFF HITACHI HAS received the...

ROYAL ASSENT FOR HS2 PHASE ONE

THE HYBRID bill for Phase One of HS2 between London and Birmingham...

DFT SEEKS VIEWS ON PSO LEVY

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