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Trial operations start on Crossrail

Trial operations have started on Crossrail - but no opening date has been announced.

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Andy Roden

A new generation of trains for the Piccadilly Line is now under construction. Siemens Director of Major Programmes DAVE HOOPER and TfL Programme Delivery Engineer SIMON FORD talk to ANDY RODEN about the challenges in designing and introducing them

Andy Roden

Lineside vegetation must be tackled

Salisbury collision brings rail adhesion issues to the fore

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Integrated Rail Plan axes full HS2 network

The Integrated Rail Plan is axing the full High Speed 2 scheme, but electrification of the Midland main line to Sheffield is promised. PHILIP SHERRATT

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Okehampton rejoins the National Rail network

Completion in nine months with Project Speed ethos

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VIDEO: Midlands investment case set out

Fairer, stronger, greener is Midlands Connect’s ambition

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Modern Railways December 2021

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Siemens challenges HS2 train contract award


▄ Preferred Joint Venture bid failed on technical assessment
▄ Injunction sought to halt ministerial approval
▄ Third legal challenge after CAF and Talgo

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Bletchley flyover is completed

East West Rail's Bletchley flyover has been completed and is now ready for track laying.

Nominations open for Women in Rail Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Women in Rail Awards.

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