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NEW TRAIN BOOM CONTINUES

ANGLIA FLEET REPLACEMENT BOOSTS ORDERS AS OVER 5,500 NEW CARRIAGES...

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385’ TESTING DEAL FOR DBS

Testing contract: Class 385 for ScotRail. DB SYSTEMTECHNIK...

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DERAILED TRAM WAS TRAVELLING AT OVER 40MPH

THE RAIL Accident Investigation Branch says the tram which derailed...

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THE DIGITAL TRAIN

A NEW APPROACH TO MAINTENANCE Digital train case study:...

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THINKING ABOUT THE LEGACY

Dan Harvey

Crossrail Update With Elizabeth Line construction past the 80%...

Dan Harvey
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ORR EMPHASISES ROUTE-BASED REGULATION

THE OFFICE of Rail and Road has confirmed it is to change how...

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE NETHERLANDS?

A RAIL DELIVERY GROUP TECHNICAL STUDY VISIT LOOKED FOR EXAMPLES...

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PENNINE PRETENDOLINO

Passing Southall: loco No 68024 en route from Norwich station...

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WESSEX ELECTRICS FOR WALES?

Rhodri Clark

CLASS 442 EMUs could be drafted in to the Wales and Borders franchise...

Rhodri Clark
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£10 MILLION MORE FOR DAWLISH RESILIENCE

David Mitchell

Cowley Bridge inundation: after heavy rain, the eastern exit...

David Mitchell

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