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Czech Republic looks to high-speed future

The Czech Republic has ambitious plans to expand its high-speed rail network. KEITH FENDER reveals how the network will be transformed by 2050

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Bringing new life to Scottish stations

JOHN YELLOWLEES, ScotRail’s Honorary Rail Ambassador and a member of the Railway Heritage Trust’s Advisory Panel, reviews recent restoration projects north of the border

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ROUTING HIGH SPEED 2

During High Speed 2’s extensive planning, many options were considered for the route. DAN HARVEY explains how and why the final selection was made

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HIGHLANDS BOUNCE BACK

Scotland’s Highland railways have survived the pandemic and are full of potential for the future, HITRANS’ FRANK ROACH tells JAMES ABBOTT

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Willesden’s logistics revival

The former Euroterminal site is playing a pivotal role in HS2’s London operations, reports PHILIP SHERRATT

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A STATION FIT FOR A QUEEN STREET?

ANN GLEN charts the history of Glasgow’s historic station following its recent renaissance

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HS2 LOOKS UP IN LONDON

Construction of High Speed 2’s Old Oak Common station and crossover box is gathering pace. ANDY RODEN visits the sites to reveal how these vital parts of the HS2 jigsaw are taking shape

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SUBWAY CELEBRATES MAJOR MILESTONES

ANTONY SMITH, Director of Subway at Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, tells PHILIP SHERRATT about plans to mark the Glasgow underground’s 125th birthday and progress with the ongoing modernisation

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Vivarail’s American dream

Class 230 exported for Pop-Up Metro demonstrations

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SCOTLAND’S SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE

Balancing revenues and costs and tackling climate change are the main priorities for the railway north of the border, as Transport Scotland’s Director of Rail BILL REEVE and Scotland’s Railway MD ALEX HYNES tell PHILIP SHERRATT