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Commonwealth Ambition

PHILIP SHERRATT

MALCOLM HOLMES, Executive Director at West Midlands Rail Executive, and DENISE WETTON, Central Route Director at Network Rail, tell PHILIP SHERRATT how this summer’s Commonwealth Games will be a major milestone in the region’s post-Covid recovery

PHILIP SHERRATT
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Modern Railways February 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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New Year, New Network

Vicki Pipe

Following the resumption of regular services, what difference will the Dartmoor line make to the community in Okehampton?

Vicki Pipe
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The Golden Spanners 2021: mixed fortunes for fleet reliability

ROGER FORD

With late deliveries and technical problems compounding the impact of the pandemic, Industry and Technology Editor ROGER FORD tries to extract information from the mixed data in a troubled year

ROGER FORD
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Gosforth gets ready for new Metro fleet

The first phase of the rebuild of the Tyne and Wear Metro depot has been completed

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Rail is green - but do passengers care?

Transport Focus has investigated attitudes towards sustainable transport. Chief Executive ANTHONY SMITH questions whether simply being ‘green’ will be enough to persuade people out of their cars

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A new measure for fleet reliability

The move from MTIN to Mp701D explained

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Alstom gets to grips with Aventra challenges

Manufacturer updates on progress following the Bombardier acquisition

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Certainty needed for rolling stock market

Avoiding boom and bust is crucial

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Axle steering trial shows promise

Potential to reduce wheel and rail wear and cut track access charges