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Cross Industry Partnership Award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

The railway is a system and is therefore at its best when companies collaborate to improve the way it operates. Our category sponsor Resonate introduces three entries which demonstrate good examples of cross-industry working

Operations and Performance award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

Sponsored by Porterbrook, this category recognises innovations helping to improve the day-to-day running of the railway for both passenger and freight.

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2020 Railway Industry Innovation Awards Ceremony

Watch the awards cereony here, streaming now.

Modern Railways November 2020 issue: video podcast

Our 'Pan Up' correspondent Ian Walmsley returns to host our latest video podcast talking about the contents of the November 2020 issue of the magazine. The video includes contributions from Editor Philip Sherratt and Industry and Technology Editor Roger Ford.

Informed Sources: TOCs' Erma Challenge

ROGER FORD

Hold 'em, fold 'em or walk away?...

ROGER FORD
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Scotland in Focus: Subway modernisation advances

New trains for Glasgow's underground on test...

Trackwatch November 2020

Martyn Brailsford

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground...

Martyn Brailsford
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The way through the woods: Part 2

Ian Walmsley

Didn’t Network Rail used to do railways?...

Ian Walmsley
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A pioneering online initiative aims to improve mental and physical health...

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