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WHY CAN’T A TRAIN BE MORE LIKE A TRAM? PART 2 – TRAM-TRAIN, ARE YOU SURE YOU REALLY WANT TO DO THIS?

Ian Walmsley

Pan Up Anyone with a professional interest in public...

Ian Walmsley
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NEW INDUCTORS FOR ELECTROSTARS

GOVIA THAMESLINK Railway has completed the replacement of line...

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SNC-LAVALIN’S ATKINS OFFER

SNC-LAVALIN HAS made an approach to acquire the entire share...

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MITCHELL JOINS c2c

JOEL MITCHELL has joined c2c as the operator’s new Delivery...

Alan Williams

Full marks to Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne for publicly...

WELSH NETWORK RAIL DEVOLUTION RULED OUT

THE UK Government has said it ‘does not intend to revisit’...

MIDLAND METRO OPERATIONS TO GO IN-HOUSE

National Express’s final UK rail bastion: the Midland Metro....

VALLEY LINES FREIGHT SAFEGUARDED

Rhodri Clark

THE PROPOSED conversion of the ‘Core Valley Lines’ in South...

Rhodri Clark

SOUTH WESTERN A SECOND MASS EXTINCTION EVENT

ROGER FORD

Anyone surprised at First-MTR’s slash and burn rolling stock...

ROGER FORD
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CROSSRAIL 2

PHIL SPENCER

PHIL SPENCER outlines a strategy for the south west section of...

PHIL SPENCER

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