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WMR makes key appointments

WEST MIDLANDS Rail, the consortium that will oversee services...

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EAST COAST CURSE RETURNS

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Between the Lines The curse of the East Coast franchise...

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HIGH SPEED 2 PHASE 2 PROGRESS

THE GOVERNMENT has laid down a hybrid bill to construct Phase...

GTR contractual variations agreed

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TWO HIGH-SPEED LINES IN ONE DAY

Keith Fender

On 1 July, SNCF opened new routes to Bordeaux and Rennes, as...

Keith Fender
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