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More Snow Hill services: on 22 April 2022, Chiltern No 68015 prepares to depart from Moor Street with the 12.55 to Marylebone. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Funding confirmed for Midlands Rail Hub work

Detailed design works for Snow Hill, Moor Street and Kings Norton to take place

NR seeks GWML performance improvements

Track, signalling and power supplies targeted

A Southern Railway Class 377 Electrostar. Courtesy Southern News Premium

Southern boosts West Coastway line

West Coastway frequencies to double from June

AWC to axe Shrewsbury – Euston trains

Shropshire to lose only direct trains to London from June

Due for upgrade and extension? A Bakerloo Line 1972 Stock train at South Kenton on 16 February 2024. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Bakerloo extension’s £1.5bn economic boost - report

Extension could share NR metals to Hayes

Government vision: Rail Minister Huw Merriman at the Waterloo 175 celebrations. News Premium

Merriman and Morgan outline visions at Bradshaw

Conservatives highlight Rail Reform Bill; Labour plans to bring franchises in-house

Porterbrook takes stake in Brodie

ROSCO invests in train refurbishment company

Recortd breaker? GWR No 230001 at Reading Depot. Courtesy GWR News Premium

GWR ‘230’ claims new battery distance record

Battery '230' covers 86 miles without recharging

Draft Rail Reform Bill published

Government promises greater accountability and efficiency

A Class 150 on the Marston Vale line. Courtesy LNWR News Premium

Marston Vale full service to resume

Full service resumes using cascaded Northern '150s'

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