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CONTRACTS FOR Control Period 6 delivery have been awarded by...

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Ian Walmsley

Remember the 1988 British Rail advert – ‘Relax’? How things...

Ian Walmsley
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Let’s go round again

LNER marked the withdrawal of its HSTs with a four-day farewell...

Northern franchise to end within months

Philip Sherratt/Tony Miles

New station for Northern: this is Warrington West, to the west...

Philip Sherratt/Tony Miles
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‘314’ FAREWELL RAISES £4,000

Bruce Peter

EMUs bow out: ScotRail’s Class 314 farewell tours, held on...

Bruce Peter
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WEST MIDLANDS Trains has appointed Julian Edwards as Managing...

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MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT specialist Mechan has installed a bespoke...

Approval for Eastside Metro extension

Planning approval has been granted for the 1.7km Eastside extension of the West Midlands Metro, linking Birmingham city centre with Digbeth.

First GA ‘720’ delivered

The first Class 720 EMU for Greater Anglia was delivered from Bombardier’s Derby works to Ilford depot on the night of 13 January.

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