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A London Northwestern Railway Class 230: Vivarail's administration means services between Bedford and Bletchley are suspended. News Premium

Vivarail administration suspends Bedford-Bletchley service

Vivarail maintains LNWR '230s' - availability no longer guaranteed

IRSE updates Metro Train Control Systems book

Latest update collated by TfL Chief Engineer Clair Porter

First wires up on TransPennine Route Upgrade

Major milestone reached in Northern England upgrade

Government announces funding and expectations for CP7

Network Rail funding of £44 billion in Control Period 7

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Grand Union FINALLY secures Carmarthen service

Operator succeeds in second attempt at open access London-Wales service

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CAPITAL FOCUS TfL’s Elizabeth Line Director HOWARD SMITH tells...

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THIRD TIME LUCKY FOR SUB-SURFACE RESIGNALLING

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