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GTR to stand down ‘365s’

Moving Wheels On borrowed time: No 365534 leads the...

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Hendy to continue as NR Chair

SIR PETER Hendy has been reappointed as Chair of the Board of...

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Welsh transfer avoided costs

TRANSPORT FOR Wales has explained that the orderly transfer of...

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Tracsis buys Flash Forward

LEEDS-BASED TECHNOLOGY company Tracsis has established a new...

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TRIAL OF QUARTERLY TIMETABLE CHANGES

FOUR MAJOR changes of the timetable will take place this year...

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NPR ROUTE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE

CONCERN OVER ‘CHEAP AND NASTY’ LIVERPOOL TO MANCHESTER ROUTE...

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FREIGHT IN THE NORTH WEST

Rail Freight Group The North West has always been a...

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IN BRIEF

■ Plans have been submitted by Network Rail for a 209-metre...

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Covid - they think it’s all over

On the railway nothing is ever easy, and reducing Covid risk...

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HS2 gets building

The start of tunnelling through the Chilterns is just one of...

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