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Alan Williams - October 2021

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Our columnist reflects on developments with the now aborted East Coast main line timetable change

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Smart electrification for the Valleys

Planning infrastructure and rolling stock upgrades together is key to success

Online seminars look to railway of the future

A major online event looking towards a vision of ‘High Performing Flexible Railway Systems for the Future’ has been launched by five institutional organisations and the Railway Industry Association.

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Southeastern introduces City Beam ‘707s’

30-strong fleet transferring from SWR for use on metro routes

Don't miss the RVE BigIdea application deadline!

Deadline for supplier engagement at our Derby show imminent

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The return to rail, Essex-style

Vicki Pipe

Our new columnist VICKI PIPE travels on a Bucket & Spade special to the Sunshine Coast

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