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Trans-Pennine Route Upgrade takes shape

PLANS TO IMPROVE THE MANCHESTER – LEEDS – YORK ROUTE ARE...

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EUROPE

Keith Fender

Europe View  LONG FREIGHT TRAINS TESTED IN NORTHERN...

Keith Fender
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EAST COAST ‘803’

 James GarthwaiteOpen access EMU: the first of five Class 803s...

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FRENCH RETIRES FROM RAIB

THE RAIL Accident Investigation Branch’s Chief Inspector Simon...

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SLC receives workplace honour

SLC WAS awarded 12th place in the medium business category of...

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TRIAL RUNNING STARTS

Crossrail Update The Crossrail project has reached a...

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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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FIRSTGROUP REACHES TPE DEAL WITH DfT

FIRSTGROUP HAS reached agreement with the Department for Transport...

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