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Traction à la mode

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TIN-WATCH PROMOTIONS WHAT HAPPENED NEXT?

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Rail reform – industry in limbo

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McNulty Review failure highlights today’s GBR challenge

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BR stock – still in demand

■ DMUs cling on while EMUs scrapped
■ Cost of replacement units increasing

Class 769 failure generates interference

And more challenges for Alstom Aventras too Since...

‘345s’ in the spotlight

How will the Elizabeth Line trains perform as the central section opens?

Carmont report triggers Mk 3 safety scare

■ Extensive industry studies validated life extension
■ Structural integrity the key
■ Crashworthiness standards focused on low-speed collisions

800 Series cracking – ORR final report

■ No independent technical investigation
■ Call for review of standards
■ Six-year modification programme
■ Four weeks out of service for nine-car set
■ Fresh crack locations emerging