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HS2 - Time for a Project SPEED approach to building Euston

Andy Roden

When the Government announced it would pause work on High Speed 2’s Phase 2a and Euston station, the consensus was that it was a bizarre (to use one of the more polite terms) decision.

Andy Roden
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HS2 - A far from boring milestone

With the two bores of Long Itchington Wood Tunnel now driven, Modern Railways presents a photographic feature showing some of the construction highlights

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HS2 - Burton Green tunnel takes shape

THE 200-METRE-LONG portal for the Burton Green porous tunnel near Kenilworth has been finished, with 500 metres of the structure to be completed.

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HS2 – what is it for, and what should we do next?

PROFESSOR ANDREW MCNAUGHTON, who was a key figure in developing HS2’s ‘Y’ network, reminds PHILIP SHERRATT about the project’s history and the basis for the original plans.

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Modern Railways May 2023

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Modern Railways April 2023

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GTR prepares for Moorgate line ETCS rollout

Driver training to start soon on digital signalling on Moorgate branch

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Main lines into the capital

Our regular contributing photographer JAMIE SQUIBBS has recently...

GBR – a very long way to go

Roger Ford roger@alycidon.com

Informed Sources Cutting edge analysis of the issues which really...

Roger Ford roger@alycidon.com
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Class 231s start on Rhymney line

Flirt in South Wales: TfW’s No 231001 at Penarth preparing...

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End of an era at New Street

Birmingham New Street’s famous power signal box closed in Christmas...

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WMT seeking ‘150s’ for Marston Vale

WEST MIDLANDS Trains has ruled out reintroducing Vivarail Class...

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Modern Railways March 2023

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RICoE: getting more pounds in the ground

Andy Roden

Network Rail’s vaunted Project SPEED initiative is being expanded...

Andy Roden
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Managing obsolescence

A STRATEGIC approach is needed to managing obsolescence in rolling...

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A strategy for modern and green train services

THE GREAT British Railways Transition Team is working on a strategy...

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Replacing parts cheaply and quickly

DESPITE A significant influx of Angel Trains for a number of...

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Successfully introducing new trains

Testing new trains for the Overground: Nos 710374 and 710375...

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Meeting the fleet challenge

New eight-year lease agreed: EMR’s Nos 158773/889 at Alfreton...

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Modern Railways February 2023

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Modern Railways January 2023

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TIN-WATCH PROMOTIONS WHAT HAPPENED NEXT?

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

Informed Sources Cutting edge analysis of the issues which really...

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com
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THIRD TIME LUCKY FOR SUB-SURFACE RESIGNALLING

TfL Project Director CHRIS HOBDEN updates JAMES ABBOTT on the project

CAPITAL FOCUS The race is on: 1973 and ‘S’ stock...

TfL Project Director CHRIS HOBDEN updates JAMES ABBOTT on the project

Aventra reliability assessed

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

Informed Sources Do low MTIN figures belie good overall performance?...

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

Traction à la mode

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

Informed Sources Cutting edge analysis of the issues which really...

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

Let us now praise famous men

Informed Sources Cutting edge analysis of the issues which really...

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Gemstone on the beach

Welcome An introduction to this issue of Modern Railways ...

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Elizabeth Line beds in

CAPITAL FOCUS TfL’s Elizabeth Line Director HOWARD SMITH tells...

Rail reform – industry in limbo

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

Informed Sources Cutting edge analysis of the issues which really...

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

McNulty Review failure highlights today’s GBR challenge

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com

Informed Sources Cutting edge analysis of the issues which really...

Roger Ford, roger@alycidon.com