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ASLEF announces further strike on 13 August

Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry drivers vote overwhelmingly for strikes

RIA urges investment as passenger numbers soar

Passenger numbers exceed 90% of pre-pandemic levels

Modern Railways August 2022 issue: video podcast

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Government must revisit IRP decisions, says TSC

Report criticises assessment of options

Tickets on sale for our HST railtour!

CrossCountry HST to visit Severn Valley on 27 September

Now it’s three: TSSA members join rail strikes

All three main rail unions are now in disputes over pay and job security

TBM Dorothy breaks through at the south portal of HS2's Long Itchington Wood tunnel. News Premium

Breakthrough! Dorothy completes HS2 tunnel bore

TBM completes first of two bores at one-mile-long tunnel

Stadler completes first ’93’ body

First tri-mode locomotive expected to enter service in 2023

Class 444s will receive train occupancy information equipment. SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY News Premium

South Western Railway defers December timetable change

More trains to gain live occupancy information

£30m invested in Victoria station upgrades

More concourse space and ticket gates created in major upgrade

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