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A ScotRail Inter7City High Speed Train at Glasgow Queen Street News Premium

ScotRail and RMT agree deal before COP26

Strike action which could have disrupted Scotland's railway during the COP26 climate change conference has been cancelled after agreement was reached between ScotRail and the RMT union.

A Class 801 at York on 25 October 2021. News Premium

DfT secures extra billions – but no sign of IRP

The Department for Transport has received more funding in the Spending Review - but there is still no sign of the long awaited Integrated Rail Plan.

RESERVATIONS - Walk-on versus ambiance


■ Inter-city operators under fire
■ LNER running dual system

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Ian Walmsley

The biggest research shock ever – cheaper signalling

Ian Walmsley
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West Mids rebuilds move forward

Good progress is being made with works at Perry Barr and University stations in the West Midlands

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11 extra DLR trains coming

CAF trains will support future growth in east London

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Vicki Pipe

VICKI PIPE finds out how a retired Pacer is supporting the work of mental health charity Platform 1

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Alan Williams - November 2021


We are at critical juncture for the railway, suggests our correspondent


Holmes and Panter complete RVE conference line-up

West Midlands devolution and Traffic Management to feature at Rail in the Midlands conference

Now arriving – the Minimum Viable Railway

The railway must get used to leaner times ahead

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