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Modern Railways November 2022

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Devon’s integrated vision

Devon is turning integrated transport from a buzz phrase to a...

BR stock – still in demand

■ DMUs cling on while EMUs scrapped
■ Cost of replacement units increasing

Dear Secretary of State

An open letter to the new Transport Secretary

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West Midlands Rail Network Map

West Midlands Rail Network Map - download to view

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Modern Railways October 2022

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Revenue growth lags behind passenger numbers

Rail revenue is at around 75% of pre-pandemic levels despite passenger numbers approaching 100%.

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Five years of disruption at Old Oak Common

Passengers could face five years of disruption as HS2's Old Oak Common station is built.

Who can cut the Gordian knot of industrial relations?

Railtalk Industrial relations is a difficult subject...

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Shaping the future of rail

Shadow Rail Minister TANMANJEET SINGH DHESI sets out Labour’s...

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As the railway prepares for a revolution in digital signalling...

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New trains to transform TfW fleet

WALES AND BORDERS SPECIAL TfW’s Rolling Stock Strategy Manager...

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Modern Railways September 2022

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Decarbonising the Western

A Network Rail strategy sets out a six-stage approach to eliminating diesel trains

As idle as a painted ship

As rail reform falters, a vision for our railway is needed

Tickets on sale for our HST railtour!

CrossCountry HST to visit Severn Valley on 27 September

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Modern Railways August 2022

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WIN! Two tickets to our celebratory railtour!

We have an exclusive opportunity for readers of Modern Railways to win a pair of First Class tickets for our special HST railtour with Cross Country on Tuesday 27 September. Closing date: Friday 9th September.

The railway is for EVERYONE

I’m delighted to be welcoming you to this LGBT+ special feature...

Lenz Labs controls wheel slip

A GROUP of young engineers has created technology that allows...

Class 769 failure generates interference

And more challenges for Alstom Aventras too Since...

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Modern Railways July 2022

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‘345s’ in the spotlight

How will the Elizabeth Line trains perform as the central section opens?

Carmont report triggers Mk 3 safety scare

■ Extensive industry studies validated life extension
■ Structural integrity the key
■ Crashworthiness standards focused on low-speed collisions

800 Series cracking – ORR final report

■ No independent technical investigation
■ Call for review of standards
■ Six-year modification programme
■ Four weeks out of service for nine-car set
■ Fresh crack locations emerging

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Modern Railways June 2022

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Glasgow and Edinburgh Map

An extract from the latest 15th Edition of Bakers Rail Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Edward Earl of Wessex at the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at Paddington to mark the completion of the Elizabeth line. COURTESY TfL News Premium

The Queen marks Elizabeth line completion

The Queen made an unexpected visit to Paddington Elizabeth Line station to mark the route's completion ahead of its imminent opening.

South Eastern milked over 13-year period

■ DfT imposes £23.5 million penalty
■ Overpayments hidden in TOC accounts
■ DfT recovers £64 million

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Cautious changes for post-Covid era

JAMES ABBOTT reviews the timetable change coming on 15 May