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Network Rail rules the waves

The second phase of works on Dawlish's sea wall upgrade is now well under way. Cornwall-based Deputy Editor Andy Roden reports on progress to date and the next phases in Network Rail's ambitious resilience programme

Putting EDI into practice

COMPANIES ACROSS THE INDUSTRY HAVE BEEN TAKING ACTION ON EDI...

Rolling stock cracks crisis: update

Roger Ford provides an update on the issues with underframe cracks on Hitachi 800 Series trains

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GREAT WESTERN PREPARES FOR THE REBOUND

GWR MD MARK HOPWOOD IS LOOKING FORWARD TO THE RETURN OF PASSENGERS,...

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COLLABORATING TO IMPROVE OPERATIONS

Network Rail Chief Executive ANDREW HAINES told a Golden Whistles webinar on 28 May how operational excellence will be key to delivering the promises set out in the Williams-Shapps White Paper

Diverse teams are better teams

A MORE DIVERSE WORKFORCE IS NOT JUST A MORAL IMPERATIVE – EVIDENCE...

Chris Stokes on the Williams-Shapps Plan

Chris Stokes

Is the White Paper good news for rail?

Chris Stokes

The Women in Rail blueprint

THE CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE EDI HAS GROWN AND DEVELOPED OVER THE...

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SOLVING THE ELECTRIFICATION CONUNDRUM

Regional and rural railways poses a huge problem for the railway...

Transforming diversity in rail

THE INDUSTRY NEEDS TO CHALLENGE TRADITIONAL MINDSETS, AND THE...

RESTORING YOUR RAILWAY

Consultant Editor James Abbott reflects on contrasting railway revivals

Alan Williams gives his view on the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail

The Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail presented to Parliament begins...

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SUPPORT NETWORK

MENTORING HELPS THE RAIL INDUSTRY RETAIN TALENT AND FIND PASSIONATE...

Out with the old

There’s a new reliability measure in this month’s New Train TIN-watch

RAILTALK: RAIL REFORM: FOR BETTER OR WORSE?

In a guest editorial, GRAHAM CROSS, Managing Director...

Trackwatch

CROSSRAIL LAYOUTKINGS CROSS REMODELLED LAYOUT (FINAL)A digest...

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Modern Railways July 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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PICCADILLY FLEET DESIGN UNVEILED

LIGHT RAIL AND METRO Transport for London and Siemens...

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More CBTC for Underground

A FURTHER stretch of London Underground’s sub-surface lines...

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‘153s’ for NR infrastructure fleet

THREE SINGLE-CAR Class 153s are to join Network Rail’s infrastructure...

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Between the Lines

Chris Stokes

The industry has now been in a state of limbo for over a year....

Chris Stokes
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FIRSTGROUP REACHES TPE DEAL WITH DfT

FIRSTGROUP HAS reached agreement with the Department for Transport...

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The Seven Cities service

Welcome A welcome return to travelling by train, as...

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EAST COAST ‘803’

 James GarthwaiteOpen access EMU: the first of five Class 803s...

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ISLAND LINE REOPENING DELAYED

CLASS 484 SOFTWARE ISSUES PUT BACK INTRODUCTION THE...

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MEET THE EDITORIAL TEAM

Philip Sherratt EditorA lifelong railway enthusiast, Philip began...

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Lynch succeeds Cash at RMT

MICK LYNCH will be the RMT union’s new General Secretary, succeeding...

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WELSH ‘170s’ BOUND FOR EMR

Set to leave Wales: a TfW Class 170 waits at Cardiff Central...

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No national superiority here

‘UP IN Teesside there’s a huge amount going on when it comes...