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RAIL INDUSTRY GAINS FROM GTR’S ETCS PIONEERS

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Management buyout returns Abellio operations to UK ownership

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Takeover led by UK MD Dominic Booth

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Elizabeth line’s next phase starts on 6 November

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HS2 completes first tunnel cross-passages

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Major milestone reached on Chiltern Tunnel

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Severn Valley HST will make two return trips to Bridgnorth!

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New trains to transform TfW fleet

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Resonate joins Modern Railways EXPO sponsors

Leading operational systems and software company Resonate is the latest company to support the Modern Railways EXPO 2022 exhibition.

Deighton footbridge prepares for TRU

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New structure creates clearance for electrification and track quadrupling

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Gilruth visits Scots power upgrades

First sub-station commissioned in £120m project

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Modern Railways September 2022

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