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IEP inter-car cable resolution

Agreement has been reached on a solution to making safe the inter-car connectors on Hitachi Class 80x fleets introduced by GWR, LNER, TransPennine Express and Hull Trains.

Key landmarks for East West Rail

East West Rail has taken key steps forward with the granting of planning permission for Phase Two and the selection of a preferred route for Phase Three between Bedford and Cambridge.

SCOTRAIL FRANCHISE TO END IN 2022

ABELLIO’S OPERATION of the ScotRail franchise will end in March...

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REVISITING PAST TRIUMPHS

Wouldn’t we rather forget? This screen was snapped in the entrance...

Castlefield corridor service reductions planned

SERVICE REDUCTIONS will be made in the short-term to reduce disruption...

STOKE BIDS FOR STATION IMPROVEMENTS

IMPROVEMENTS TO Stoke-on-Trent station feature in a Transforming...

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EAST WEST RAIL AN UPDATE ON THE PROJECT

In 2017, the National Infrastructure Commission produced a report...

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SUMMER 2021 OPENING FOR ELIZABETH LINE

Dan Harvey

Summer 2021 – that’s when Elizabeth Line train services through...

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DISAPPEARING COAL TRAINS

JULIAN WORTH REVIEWS HAULAGE STATISTICS FOR LAST SUMMER ...

TRAMS TO TRAFFORD PARK IN APRIL

THE MANCHESTER Metrolink extension to Trafford Park will open...

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