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RVE 2021

4TH NOVEMBER 2021 at DERBY ARENA, PRIDE PARK, DERBY, UK

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Cuckoo clock hyperbole

Tobyn Hughes, Director General of Nexus

‘WE HAVE secured the best train builder in the world to make...

Tobyn Hughes, Director General of Nexus
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RFG APPOINTS HEAD OF POLICY

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100 years of Government control

Chris Austin and Richard Faulkner

From the earliest years the Government has sought to control...

Chris Austin and Richard Faulkner

Trackwatch

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WESTERN WINS PERFORMANCE ACCOLADES

PHILIP SHERRATT

PHILIP SHERRATT reports on the winners at the annual Golden Whistle...

PHILIP SHERRATT
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Porterbrook for Long Marston

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VP TO MAINTAIN NETWORK RAIL PLANT

NETWORK RAIL has awarded a contract worth up to £257 million...

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SOUTHEASTERN TAKES CONTROL

A new operational control system provided by Tracsis has delivered...

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