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Edinburgh Trams extends

Services to Newhaven on course for 2023 start

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Ian Walmsley

If it ain’t broke – keep trying

Ian Walmsley
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High-speed people

High Speed 2 and contractors are running a major programme to recruit apprentices. One of them, JOAB LITTLEFIELD, talks to ANDY RODEN about his experiences on Britain’s new railway

Bigger and better – exciting new venue for RVE 2022!

Our rolling stock show moves to Milton Keynes next year over two days

RAIB sets out scope of Salisbury collision investigation

Train did not stop despite emergency brake applications

RAIB probes railhead conditions in Salisbury crash

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch is probing the role railhead conditions could have played in the collision between GWR and SWR trains near Salisbury on 31 October.

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Viva Venturer battery '230' visits Scotland

Technology showcased with demonstration runs during COP26

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LNER takes on more ‘225s’

Extra rakes to bolster fleet while Azuma cracking issues are resolved

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North to South Wales Mk 4 service expanded

Rhodri Clark

Three return workings a day with '67s' and Mk 4s

Rhodri Clark
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During High Speed 2’s extensive planning, many options were considered for the route. DAN HARVEY explains how and why the final selection was made

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