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Networkers to be upgraded or replaced? South Eastern Nos 465922/926 call at London Bridge with 23 February 2024's 0934 Charing Cross-Gravesend. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Five shortlisted for Networker replacement

Upgrades, cascades or new build considered

To Rochdale next? Lumo is bidding for paths to serve it from Euston. Courtesy Lumo News Premium

Lumo targets Rochdale in latest bid

Six return trains a day, new trains promised

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HS2 axe could constrain growth – NIC

‘Do nothing’ north of Handsacre ‘not sustainable’ says commission

The western portal of HS2's Bromford tunnel. Courtesy HS2 News Premium

HS2 completes Bromford tunnel portal

First breakthrough due later this year

A Tyne and Wear Metro Class 555 on daylight mileage accumulation duties. Courtesy Nexus News Premium

Metro ‘555s’ start daylight testing

Service entry planned in 2024

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SR extends off-peak fares pilot

Trial extended - but no details released of results so far

Shortlisted entries announced for Railway Innovation Awards 2024

Prizes to be presented in eight categories

Blackpool Trams extension to open on 12 June

Major extension to open after delays caused by hotel construction

A CCTV image of Clapham Common station after an uncontrolled passenger evacuation. Courtesy RAIB News Premium

Residue on resistor grid prompted LU evacuation

Fire fears caused passengers to self-evacuate Underground train

Porterbrook to electrify Long Marston

Major investment enhances test site's capabilities