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A NEW SLEEPER

DES BRADLEY describes his concept for a North East to South West overnight service

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Smart electrification for the Valleys

Planning infrastructure and rolling stock upgrades together is key to success

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The return to rail, Essex-style

Vicki Pipe

Our new columnist VICKI PIPE travels on a Bucket & Spade special to the Sunshine Coast

Vicki Pipe
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Rail showcases environmental potential

Martin Frobisher, Group Safety & Engineering Director at Network Rail, explains to Roger Ford that tackling environmental challenges is about more than just decarbonising traction

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Decarbonising Scotland's Railway

With longstanding aspirations to electrify virtually all of its rail network, Scotland’s Railway has big ambitions for decarbonising its operations, on and off track. Andy Roden investigates its progress and ambitions

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HS2 goes green at Euston

A new piling technique that cuts down concrete use is just one of many environmental initiatives on the new railway, reports JAMES ABBOTT

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Modern Railways October 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE? ‘Strat’ is the question…

Reversing the 1976 closure of the railway from Stratford-upon-Avon to Honeybourne is the aim of one of the larger Restoring your Railway bids. Will this reinstatement solve some of the town’s long-standing transport problems?

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MODAL SWITCH OF FREIGHT TO RAIL: how, how much and where?

How can rail freight best play its role in achieving net zero, asks JULIAN WORTH