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Forum

We welcome letters for ‘Forum’. Please send them, ideally...

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FORMER NR CHAIRMAN DIES

RICHARD PARRY-JONES, Network Rail chairman from 2012 to 2015,...

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BORDERLANDS CANCELLATIONS FOR ‘230’TRAINING

TRANSPORT FOR Wales decided in early May to withdraw a lunchtime...

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Are you sure about that, minister?

A BIT of an oops moment from Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris...

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Heppenstall heads Midlands rail

KAREN HEPPENSTALL is Midlands Connect’s new Head of Rail. She...

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GBRF TIES UP WITH CELSA

CARDIFF-BASED CELSA Steel UK, the largest manufacturer of steel...

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‘777’ testing ramps up

PHILIP SHERRATT VISITS LIVERPOOL FOR AN UPDATE ON THE INTRODUCTION...

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Houghton emphasises importance of static testing

HOUGHTON INTERNATIONAL says static motor testing is vital to...

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ALSTOM TO UPGRADE ‘458s’

FINANCE AND LEASING  Alstom is to upgrade 28 Class...

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Immingham to Doncaster box shuttle mooted

DONCASTER CONTAINER terminal operator iPort Rail is hoping to...

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Siemens’ ambitious goals for Goole

SIEMENS DIRECTOR OF LOCALISATION FINBARR DOWLING TALKS TO ANDY...

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Icomera launches new 5G products

ICOMERA IS launching three new products to improve internet connectivity...

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Phased opening for East West Rail

MAJOR PROJECTS In January 2021 Government confirmed...

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Domestic intermodal is ‘biggest growth opportunity’

SENIOR FREIGHT industry representatives articulated the view...

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EUROPE

Keith Fender

Europe View  LONG FREIGHT TRAINS TESTED IN NORTHERN...

Keith Fender
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TRIAL RUNNING STARTS

Crossrail Update The Crossrail project has reached a...

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‘196s’ FOR EAST WEST RAIL

WEST MIDLANDS DMUs SET TO TRANSFER FOR INTERIM PERIOD ...

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DAWLISH ROCKFALL SHELTER APPROVED

TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT Council has approved Network Rail plans...

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RBF NAMING FOR PENDO

RBF supports railway families, past and present, who have fallen...

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Haines: safe, simple and sustainable railway needed

THE POST-COVID railway must satisfy the three ‘S’s of safe,...

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PROMOTION CRITERIA RESET

ROGER FORD

Informed Sources New graduation threshold prompts two departures...

ROGER FORD
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MOVEMENTS AT TfN

People TRANSPORT FOR the North’s next chief executive...

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NR ADDRESSES DONCASTER CONSTRAINTS

MAJOR CAPACITY enhancements in the Doncaster area are set to...

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Careful what you say

Called out: ScotRail’s razor sharp social media operator Angus...

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NEW CEO FOR CAF GROUP

CAF GROUP has appointed Javier Martínez Ojinaga as Chief Executive...

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BARKING BASE FOR BIFFA

Rail Freight THE EARLY hours of 6 May 2021 saw GB Railfreight’s...

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BUSES ON THE BRANCH LINE

WHEN NETWORK Rail completed a £3 million upgrade of the St Ives...

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COLLINS RETIRES FROM TPE

TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS’S Interim Managing Director Liz Collins...

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RENEWED HOPE AFTER A CHALLENGING YEAR

THE MODERN RAILWAY UPDATE 2021 Welcome to the half-yearly...

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BOULBY SWITCH

Alex AyreChange of operator for potash contract: in early May...