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Curtailed HS2 Phase 2b unlikely to meet strategic priorities

The Government's preferred option for HS2's Eastern Leg may not meet its strategic priorities, according to a report made public on 24 January.

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Canary Wharf station transferred to TfL

TfL has taken possession of Canary Wharf station on Crossrail.

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Christmas progress for CVL upgrade

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A blockade of the Core Valley Lines (CVL) north of Pontypridd from 27 December to 6 January enabled Transport for Wales to undertake a variety of works, including installation of foundations for electrification masts.

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‘323’ sander contract awarded

AB Rail (part of AB Hoses & Fittings Ltd) has been selected to fit Dual Variable Rate Sanders (DVRS) to Class 323 EMUs.

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TfW postpones Class 230 introduction again

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Tram-trains on test in Valencia

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First seeks bi-modes for TPE and ‘Night Riviera’

Could new locos for TPE and GWR's 'Night Riviera' be on the cards? FirstGroup has invited expressions of interest to supply bi-mode locomotives for the operations.

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HS2’s Crewe-Manchester Bill enters Parliament

The Bill for the Crewe-Manchester section of HS2 has been submitted to Parliament.

The Railway Innovation Awards 2022 Entry Form

The judging panel of the Railway Innovation Awards is looking forward to receiving your entries to the 2022 awards. The deadline for entries to be received for the awards is 30 April 2022.

The Railway Innovation Awards 2022 Entry Information

Entry information and form for the 2022 event

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GBR Advisory Panel meets for first time

The Advisory Panel for the Great British Railways Transition Team met for the first time on 19 January.