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Wallace joins NR

CHARLENE WALLACE has joined Network Rail...

NRM expansion plans

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RBF makes friends

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Row over tube service reductions

THERE WAS disagreement between the Mayor of London and the Government...

CVL transfer to Welsh Government

Rhodri Clark

THE CORE Valley Lines (CVL) transferred from Network Rail...

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Corby progress

TESTING HAS begun of the overhead electrification system...

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Cambrian line growth

THEO STEEL

Service improvements on the scenic mid-Wales route are paying off...

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First ‘803’ bodyshells arrive

BODYSHELLS FOR the first Hitachi Class 803 unit...

New chair for NCB

NETWORK CERTIFICATION Body has appointed Neil Hannah as Chairman...

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