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HS2 discovers ‘nationally important' Anglo-Saxon site

Dozens of graves found in dig at previously unknown site

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Barking Riverside to open this summer

The London Overground extension to Barking Riverside is to open earlier than expected this summer.

Avanti’s first ‘805’ starts static testing

First bi-mode Class 805s due to enter service from 2023.

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Modern Railways July 2022

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GWR secures NRC deal to 2025

'Fleet strategy plan' investigates cutting costs of mixed fleets

LNER repaints entire Class 91/Mk 4 fleet

East Coast main line operator looks to the past with its InterCity 225 fleet repaint

New Street signalling upgrade completed

Control to be transferred to Saltley in 2023

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Rail freight recovers beyond pre-pandemic levels

Rail freight's recovery continues, with volumes and freight moved ahead of pre-pandemic levels.

Anglesey-Cardiff flights axed; rail better for business

Holyhead-Cardiff rail service better for business travellers, says Welsh Government

Everybody out? RMT plans three days of strikes

The RMT has announced three days of strikes in June in a dispute over pay and job security

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