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‘483s’ bow out as Island line closure begins

Moving Wheels COVID TRAVEL restrictions meant Class...

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RAIL FARE RISE PLANNED FOR MARCH

News Front ON 16 December, the UK Government announced...

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TIME OF RECKONING FOR HS2 ROUTE

High Speed 2 The nominations are in, lines have been...

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Commission to plan new station for Liverpool

News Front THE LIVERPOOL City Region has begun development...

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POOR CASE FOR EBBW VALE LINE 4TPH

News Front THE ECONOMIC case for four trains per hour...

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Calvert receives HS2 freight

Rail Freight THE FIRST freight train arrived at HS2’s...

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EWR seeks partners

Infrastructure News THE EAST West Railway Company (EWR...

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COVENTRY EMBRACES VLR REVOLUTION

IN FOCUS WEST MIDLANDSWEST MIDLANDS ORGANISATIONS ARE COMING...

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‘387s’ TAKE OVER ON HEATHROW EXPRESS

Moving Wheels CLASS 387s took over operation of Heathrow...

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