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ELECTRIFICATION U-TURN - Taken to task on central direction

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■ Centralisation deprecated all round
■ Industry proposes turnkey contracts
■ Informed sources put me straight

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WIGAN – BOLTON ELECTRIFICATION - Business case trumps high cost

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■ Six route miles tops GWEP unit costs 
■ 17 bridges highlights civils cost challenge 
■ National Electrification Efficiency Panel in challenge mode

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HIGHLANDS BOUNCE BACK

Scotland’s Highland railways have survived the pandemic and are full of potential for the future, HITRANS’ FRANK ROACH tells JAMES ABBOTT

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Willesden’s logistics revival

The former Euroterminal site is playing a pivotal role in HS2’s London operations, reports PHILIP SHERRATT

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CVL masts start to appear

Rhodri Clark

Signs of electrification progress on Core Valley Lines

Rhodri Clark
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SUBWAY CELEBRATES MAJOR MILESTONES

ANTONY SMITH, Director of Subway at Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, tells PHILIP SHERRATT about plans to mark the Glasgow underground’s 125th birthday and progress with the ongoing modernisation

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Vivarail’s American dream

Class 230 exported for Pop-Up Metro demonstrations

GOVERNMENT RAISES TRAIN AIR QUALITY CONCERNS

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■ RSSB research highlights complex problem
■ Hitachi bi-modes and Voyagers the worst offenders
■ More trains to be monitored
■ Swift action promised

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A STATION FIT FOR A QUEEN STREET?

ANN GLEN charts the history of Glasgow’s historic station following its recent renaissance

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HS2 LOOKS UP IN LONDON

Construction of High Speed 2’s Old Oak Common station and crossover box is gathering pace. ANDY RODEN visits the sites to reveal how these vital parts of the HS2 jigsaw are taking shape

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