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TPE cuts Anglo-Scottish services due to staff shortage

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Operator seeks buses to ease disruption

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RMT announces September strikes

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Two more days added in ongoing dispute

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ASLEF drivers to strike on 15 September

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Third round of strikes in pay dispute

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TSSA announces September strike

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Workers on nine TOCs and NR to walk out

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Chiltern pioneer Shooter recognised with statue

A nine-foot bronze statue and plinth of Chiltern Railways founder Adrian Shooter has been unveiled at London Marylebone station

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Underground, Overground, funding agreed

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TfL and Government agree long-term deal

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Network Rail unveils Troon station designs

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Three options revealed at community event

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Who can cut the Gordian knot of industrial relations?

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Drivers at three more TOCs vote for strikes

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Chiltern, Northern and TPE drivers join ASLEF action

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Passenger numbers approach pre-pandemic levels

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RIA expects 100% mark to be reached

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