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TO BE OR NOT TO BE? ‘Strat’ is the question…

Reversing the 1976 closure of the railway from Stratford-upon-Avon to Honeybourne is the aim of one of the larger Restoring your Railway bids. Will this reinstatement solve some of the town’s long-standing transport problems?

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MODAL SWITCH OF FREIGHT TO RAIL: how, how much and where?

How can rail freight best play its role in achieving net zero, asks JULIAN WORTH

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Improving Anglian performance

Greater Anglia’s Engineering Director MARTIN BEABLE and Train Service Delivery Director JAY THOMPSON explained to an Institution of Railway Operators webinar how the company has worked to improve performance

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ABBEY FLYER PRAYS FOR A PASSING LOOP

The Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey branch has huge potential, reports James Abbott

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Daventry Parkway: the right station at the right time?

Daventry is reckoned to be one of the largest towns in England without a rail link. HARRY BURR of Sustainable Transport Midlands talks to ANDY RODEN about the possibilities a new parkway station could offer

TIMETABLING IN CRISIS

Our monthly editorial focuses on current scheduling challenges facing the industry

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GREATER ANGLIA GETS SET FOR RECOVERY

Managing Director JAMIE BURLES talks to PHILIP SHERRATT about the post-Covid outlook for railways in East Anglia

NETWORK RAIL APPROVES BENDER RS4 TIER 2 INTELLIGENT INSULATION MONITORING SYSTEM

Network Rail has awarded full product acceptance (PA05/07464) of Bender UK’s RS4 Tier 2 Intelligent Insulation Monitoring System after numerous live trials of the equipment.

Hitachi cracking woes worsen

Meanwhile, Northern ‘769s’ join the New Train TIN-watch table

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Mobile station managers minimise ECML disruption

Scarred by engineering overruns at King’s Cross in Christmas 2014, Govia Thameslink Railway was determined to make things run as smoothly as possible during the recent East Coast Upgrade. COLIN ORD and DAVID GOTT talk to ANDY RODEN about why a new Mobile Station Manager role was created and why it has proved so successful

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