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Cambrian flood defence works start

Locally sourced rock armour will be installed over the summer and into the autumn.

Aberdeen-Inverness closure for station works

54-hour closure for track and drainage works

Progress on passenger improvements – more to do says ORR

Improvements needed in areas such as passenger assistance, says regulator.

Foundation works begin on Wendover Dean viaduct

'Double composite' structure saves concrete and steel

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TSSA staff vote for strikes – but fall short of threshold

Number of votes for strikes falls short of 40% threshold

Six shortlisted for GBR headquarters

Non-binding vote 'will play a part' in selection says DfT.

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GBR seeks views on freight growth

Body seeks views on volumes, traffics and terminals.

Wireless monitoring for IET wheelsets

Perpetuum wireless technology for '800s' and '802s'

TRU boost as upgrade approved

Upgrades to the Trans-Pennine route between Huddersfield and Dewsbury have been approved by the Secretary of State for Transport

Dartmoor Line wins top innovation prize

Okehampton reopening takes Major Project trophy

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