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To Market Harborough and beyond?

With Midland main line electrification from Bedford to Corby completed, Network Rail is setting its sights on the wiring continuing north from Kettering

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The wrong name

Ian Walmsley

It’s never been done before…might there be a good reason?

Ian Walmsley
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EMR takes stock

East Midlands Railway MD WILL ROGERS and Operations Director PAUL BARNFIELD update PHILIP SHERRATT on progress with the operator’s investment plan

Seeking the cure for cracks

ROGER FORD

DfT goes legal as Hitachi 800 Series saga continues

ROGER FORD

Williams-Shapps Plan: creating the new model railway

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ROGER FORD CONTINUES HIS ANALYSIS OF THE WILLIAMS-SHAPPS PLAN
■ DfT developing ‘operating model’
■ Transition Team in action
■ Timelines emerging

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Celebrating innovation

Excitement is mounting for the Fourth Friday Club Railway Innovation Awards on 15 October. Modern Railways summarises a selection of entries

Williams-Shapps: what future for open access?

ROGER FORD

■ Increased track access charges for new ventures
■ Revenue abstraction criteria eased
■ Existing operators protected

ROGER FORD
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Polishing the Crown

Ian Walmsley

Norwich Crown Point depot was opened in 1982 by Sir Peter Parker, British Rail Chairman. Nearly 40 years on, it has had a major upgrade for Swiss trains and a Dutch operator

Ian Walmsley
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A NEW SLEEPER

DES BRADLEY describes his concept for a North East to South West overnight service

Alan Williams - October 2021

ALAN WILLIAMS

Our columnist reflects on developments with the now aborted East Coast main line timetable change

ALAN WILLIAMS

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