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Government takes over Northern operation

The Government’s Operator of Last Resort function took over the Northern franchise from Arriva on Sunday 1 March.

‘710s’ debut on West Anglia

Class 710s have entered passenger service on London Overground’s West Anglia services from Liverpool Street to Chingford, Cheshunt and Enfield Town.

HEx previews ‘387s’

Heathrow Express has released images of the Class 387s which it will introduce this summer to replace its current Class 332s.

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Modern Railways March 2020

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KEY LANDMARKS FOR EAST WEST RAIL

TWAO in west, route confirmation in east EAST WEST Rail...

BOXES OFF THE RAILS

ON 28 JANUARY 2020, a container train derailed on a set of points...

Signalling frameworks awarded

FIVE FRAMEWORK contracts for signalling have been awarded by...

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A TRIP ACROSS LONDON

I am Birmingham bound. Avanti may boast three trains an hour,...

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Nothing to do with us, guv

ANDY McDONALD (MIDDLESBROUGH): To ask the Secretary of State...

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AND YOUR POINT IS?

‘WE NEED projects that favour regional connectivity and help...

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