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Chiltern Railways - where it all began

We present an extract from a new book from the mastermind behind the Chiltern Railways revitalisation, ADRIAN SHOOTER – with a money-off offer for readers

Trackwatch - February 2022 issue

Martyn Brailsford

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground and Northern Ireland Railways infrastructure during November 2021; compiled by Martyn Brailsford of the Branch Line Society (www.branchline.uk).

Martyn Brailsford
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Goodbye to the ‘Y’… for now?

Dan Harvey

The Integrated Rail Plan curtailed HS2’s eastern leg to Leeds at East Midlands Parkway. But as DAN HARVEY explains, it might not be the end of ambitions for the full high-speed network

Dan Harvey

New HS2 fleet - short on detail

ROGER FORD

■ Train weight and seating claims confused
■ UK gauge ETR1000 likely
■ Mystery pantograph highlighted

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Operators face ongoing new train woes

ROGER FORD

■ Alstom: Class 701 joins record lateness club
■ CAF: trams suffer weld failures
■ Hitachi: low availability compounds cracking issues
■ Stadler: passenger’s favourite tries maintainers

ROGER FORD
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Celebrating community achievement

Vicki Pipe

Projects large and small featured at the annual Community Rail Awards in December

Vicki Pipe

Daydream believers

Does the emphasis on railway reform mean we may lose focus on short-term challenges?

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Time to signal change

ALAN WILLIAMS

ALAN WILLIAMS challenges current disruptive and increasingly unaffordable methods of resignalling and suggests how lesser-used lines, and particularly single-track lines, might be cost-effectively signalled in the future

ALAN WILLIAMS
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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

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

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