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Class 769 failure generates interference

And more challenges for Alstom Aventras too Since...

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Modern Railways July 2022

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‘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

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Modern Railways June 2022

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Glasgow and Edinburgh Map

An extract from the latest 15th Edition of Bakers Rail Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Edward Earl of Wessex at the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at Paddington to mark the completion of the Elizabeth line. COURTESY TfL News Premium

The Queen marks Elizabeth line completion

The Queen made an unexpected visit to Paddington Elizabeth Line station to mark the route's completion ahead of its imminent opening.

South Eastern milked over 13-year period

■ DfT imposes £23.5 million penalty
■ Overpayments hidden in TOC accounts
■ DfT recovers £64 million

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Cautious changes for post-Covid era

JAMES ABBOTT reviews the timetable change coming on 15 May

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