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Voyager named after Hixon accident

Tony Miles

Level crossing incident commemorated

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No more Nova 3s overnight at Scarborough

Tony Miles/Alan Williams/Philip Sherratt

Revised Nova 3 deployment plan expected

Tony Miles/Alan Williams/Philip Sherratt

New entrance at Denmark Hill

A new station entrance at Denmark Hill in south London was opened by Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris on 2 September.

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HS2 inaugurates Willesden Euroterminal logistics hub

HS2 and the Skanska Costain Strabag joint venture (SCS JV) have officially marked the start of operations at the logistics hub on the former Willesden Euroterminal site.

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Services ramp up after strong summer demand

Passenger numbers rising as timetables changed

Go-ahead for East Linton

The village of East Linton is to have a railway station for the first time since 1964 after East Lothian Council’s planning committee approved the latest plans.

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Consultation coming on Manchester timetables

Work to continue on Option B+ timetable for December 2022

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Extra TPE services north of Newcastle from December

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Five services per day will call at stations to Edinburgh

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