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DAWLISH ROCKFALL SHELTER APPROVED

TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT Council has approved Network Rail plans...

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MEET THE EDITORIAL TEAM

Philip Sherratt EditorA lifelong railway enthusiast, Philip began...

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Northern looks to the future

NORTHERN MANAGING DIRECTOR NICK DONOVAN TELLS PHILIP SHERRATT...

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Bound for Barking Riverside

PHILIP SHERRATT reports on progress with the London Overground...

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RBF NAMING FOR PENDO

RBF supports railway families, past and present, who have fallen...

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Lynch succeeds Cash at RMT

MICK LYNCH will be the RMT union’s new General Secretary, succeeding...

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Wabtec to close Brush Traction

In Business Major engineering project: Northern Class...

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3SQUARED MARKS 18 YEARS WITH HALLAM

Sheffield success story: 3Squared co-founders Tim Jones (left)...

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PM COMMITS TO FULL MML ELECTRIFICATION

AMBITION FOR WIRES TO REACH NOTTINGHAM AND SHEFFIELD ...

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Phased opening for East West Rail

MAJOR PROJECTS In January 2021 Government confirmed...

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