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The safety dance

Ian Walmsley

The creation of Great British Railways is the opportunity to simplify the organisations called into existence by fragmentation, not least in the safety industry

Ian Walmsley

Passenger traffic recovery - LNER shows the way

ROGER FORD

■ 20 points clear of next franchised long-distance TOC
■ ECML open access operators also recovered strongly
■ Greater freedom of action with OLR?

ROGER FORD
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New fleet for the DART

Tony Miles

TONY MILES describes the new Alstom fleet ordered for commuter services in Dublin

Tony Miles

Branch line revolution or one-day wonder?

ALAN WILLIAMS

Our columnist questions the longevity of the Restoring your Railway initiative

ALAN WILLIAMS
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Curzon Street transforms Birmingham

Andy Roden

High Speed 2’s station in central Birmingham is set to transform the city’s rail architecture while recognising its history. ANDY RODEN examines the plan for this major architectural statement on Britain’s new railway

Andy Roden
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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

Table-toppers improving

ROGER FORD

​Reliability growth in New Train TIN-watch is slow, but there are more graduates on the horizon

ROGER FORD
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Freight EMU operations poised for growth

RAIL OPERATIONS (UK) Ltd’s Orion subsidiary began rail freight services on 23 November, when the company’s first Wembley to Shieldmuir (Glasgow) run for Royal Mail was made.

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TfW diesel Flirts may start on Rhymney line

Rhodri Clark

First new Stadler train arrives in Cardiff

Rhodri Clark

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