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Bradford will benefit from IRP, says Minister

Light rail boost is preferable to new line to Manchester, claims Stephenson

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Waterside service could be restored in 2024

James Abbott

CONFIDENCE IS growing that the green light will be given for passenger services to be restored on the Waterside line on the west side of Southampton Water under the ‘Restoring Your Railway’ programme

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GBR HQ: place your bets

Ian Walmsley

The answer to the ultimate question is 42. The number of bidders for the new 222 Marylebone Road

Ian Walmsley

Midlands network gears up for Commonwealth Games

The Emergency Intervention Unit is part of plans to keep the Midlands' rail network running smoothly during the Commonwealth Games

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Minister aims to have GBR in place in early 2024

Emphasis on devolved structure of new organisation

Island line ‘484s’ enter the fray


Comings and goings in New Train TIN-watch

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South Western signals upgraded

The major schemes at Feltham and on the Portsmouth Direct line are headlining the Control Period 6 signalling programme in Wessex

RBF launches Auction of Rail Experiences

Station tours, helicopter rides, and a chance to walk the Forth Bridge are all on offer in the RBF's Auction of Rail Experiences.

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Modern Railways May 2022

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Reston station opens on 23 May

The £20 million Reston station is to open on 23 May.

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