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A DIGEST OF THE MAIN CHANGES ON NETWORK RAIL, LONDON UNDERGROUND...

GW TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CONTRACT SIGNED

NETWORK RAIL has signed a contract with Resonate for the provision...

EGIP ELECTRICS IN OCTOBER

Wires awaited: unit No 170478 is running downgrade between Polmont...

London Gateway deal for GBRf

GB RAILFREIGHT has signed a three-year contract to manage the...

MORE GOBLIN CLOSURES

Derogation: the tricky bridge at Crouch Hill on 28 February 2017,...

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EAST COAST CUSTOMER SERVICE

Virgin Trains East Coast Managing Director DAVID HORNE told the...

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FIRST D TRAINS READY FOR EARLY 2018

Moving Wheels Ex-District Line: Class 230 at Long Marston....

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WHEEL FLANGE AGREEMENT

KNORR-BREMSE AND American firm LB Foster have concluded an agreement...

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HAMMETT HEADS UP UKTRAM

UKTRAM HAS appointed James Hammett as its managing director....

Between the Lines

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