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Rail industry gears up for Modern Railways RVE show

Excitement is growing for the Modern Railways RVE Show at Derby Arena on 4 November.

ScotRail confirms extra COP26 services

ScotRail will run trains later into the night and strengthen formations on key routes for the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, which starts on 31 November.

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CVL masts start to appear

Rhodri Clark

Signs of electrification progress on Core Valley Lines

Rhodri Clark
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A STATION FIT FOR A QUEEN STREET?

ANN GLEN charts the history of Glasgow’s historic station following its recent renaissance

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HS2 LOOKS UP IN LONDON

Construction of High Speed 2’s Old Oak Common station and crossover box is gathering pace. ANDY RODEN visits the sites to reveal how these vital parts of the HS2 jigsaw are taking shape

SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT

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Five-car ‘710s’ still on top in New Train TIN-watch

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SCOTLAND’S SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE

Balancing revenues and costs and tackling climate change are the main priorities for the railway north of the border, as Transport Scotland’s Director of Rail BILL REEVE and Scotland’s Railway MD ALEX HYNES tell PHILIP SHERRATT

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SUBWAY CELEBRATES MAJOR MILESTONES

ANTONY SMITH, Director of Subway at Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, tells PHILIP SHERRATT about plans to mark the Glasgow underground’s 125th birthday and progress with the ongoing modernisation

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Vivarail’s American dream

Class 230 exported for Pop-Up Metro demonstrations

GOVERNMENT RAISES TRAIN AIR QUALITY CONCERNS

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■ RSSB research highlights complex problem
■ Hitachi bi-modes and Voyagers the worst offenders
■ More trains to be monitored
■ Swift action promised

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