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VIDEO: Devolution agenda is vital for North of England

​​​​​​​TfN Chief Executive emphasies need for local involvement in decision-making

Night Tube restarts on 27 November

The Night Tube service will restart for the first time since March 2020 on 27 November.

Derby bids for GBR

East Midlands location sets out its case to host Great British Railways HQ

Queen’s Charter for IRO

Work to foster operational expertise formally recognised

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Burnham may refer HS2 and NPR decisions to Parliament

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Continuing fear for fate of HS2 eastern leg

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Fearne Cotton and Paul Merson join Rail Wellbeing Live line-up

Fearne Cotton and Paul Merson are the latest additions to the speaker line-up for Rail Wellbeing Live.

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Revolution for branch lines?

Hybrid Very Light Rail vehicle could be deployed on segregated routes

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Modern Railways November 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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SCOTLAND PLANS FOR THE WORLD STAGE

The COP26 climate change conference takes place in Glasgow this November. ScotRail Operations Director DAVID SIMPSON talks to Modern Railways about the railway’s plans to keep people moving and showcase rail’s environmental credentials

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Hartlepool to build Old Oak tunnel segments

Segments for HS2's twin-bore tunnel from Old Oak Common to Green Parkway are to be made at a new facility in Hartlepool.

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