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DERAILMENT AT PADDINGTON

Off the track: on departure from London on 20 August 2017 the...

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CELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND

Ian Walmsley

Look, I don’t like battery trains, but we can’t seem to hang...

Ian Walmsley

ELY DERAILMENT REPAIRS

Crane at work: dealing with the derailment at Ely. Courtesy...

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AZUMA ON SCOTTISH TEST RUN

A VIRGIN Trains East Coast ‘Azuma’ unit made its first test...

Shadows of Speedlink

Rare run: the 6M46 Marchwood to Carlisle MoD block train hauled...

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THAMESLINK SERVICES ALL CLASS 700s

GOVIA THAMESLINK Railway withdrew the last of its Class 319 EMUs...

NEARLY 3,000 EX-BR VEHICLES FACE THE SCRAPHEAP

ROGER FORD

And another 200 post-privatisation multiple-units are looking...

ROGER FORD
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LONDON STATION CONTRACTORS SOUGHT

Dan Harvey

Staged redevelopment: diagram showing the different aspects of...

Dan Harvey
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SCOTLAND’S INTER-CITY REVOLUTION

PHILIP SHERRATT

SHORTENED HIGH SPEED TRAINS ARE SET TO BRING A STEP-CHANGE IN...

PHILIP SHERRATT

‘707s’ MAKE PASSENGER DEBUT

Stopgap trains: Class 707s in the yard at Clapham Junction on...

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