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West Midlands launches CAF '196s'

New fleet to start revenue service from 17 October

Major ‘Javelin’ upgrade starts in 2023

Andy Roden

140mph fleet set for significant refresh

Andy Roden

Chiltern TBMs reach four-mile mark

TBMs nearing halfway mark on lengthy drive

Passenger numbers continue to rise says ORR

LNER beats pre-pandemic levels

Bank upgrade’s latest phase is complete

Better access between LU and DLR completed

Excellence recognised at Community Rail Awards

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More than 400 entries submitted to prestigious awards

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HS2 starts London tunnel drive

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Work starts on first of three tunnels

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Six-month extension for Avanti West Coast

Government challenges operator to improve services

Nameplate from GBRf ‘66’ to be auctioned for RBF

One of the nameplates from GB Railfreight’s locomotive No 66745 Modern Railways – the first 50 years will be auctioned later this month in support of the Railway Benefit Fund

MTR Elizabeth line Class 345 EMUs stabled at Plumstead depot. PHILIP SHERRATT/MODERN RAILWAYS News Premium

Two more years for MTR Elizabeth line

MTR Elizabeth line has won a two-year extension to its Crossrail operating concession.

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