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c2c adds more services

June timetable boost for service frequency

Strengthened fleet: No 221139 calls at York with the 07.48 Glasgow Central-Plymouth on 25 October 2021. Philip Sherratt News Premium

CrossCountry boosted with 12 ‘221s’

Five more AWC trains to join operator from June in addition to seven previously announced

Hope Valley blockade completes on time

Final commissioning works will mark completion of project

Northern Nos 331013/014 awaut departure on 27 August 2022/s 10.46 to Blackpool North. Philip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 2b to Manchester Bill revived for NPR

Government says planned Liverpool-Manchester route could be followed

HS2 to Crewe? Mayors Burnham and Street say a descoped version is the best way of relieving congested transport between the Midlands and the North. Philip Sherratt News Freemium

High-speed on? Mayors back rescoped HS2 from Midlands

Burnham and Street back slower, cheaper HS2 Phase 2a

Western bound? TfW No 175008 calls at Cardiff Central with a Manchester-Carmarthen train on 29 May 2021. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Class 175s for Great Western?

GWR considers Alstom DMUs to boost stretched fleet

New owner: Class 379s in store. Mike Cooper News Premium

Porterbrook acquires ‘379s’ for lease to GTR

Former Stansted Express units set for new lease of life

Bagguley joins Porterbrook as Fleet Services Director

Foster becomes engineering director

EMR refurbs and Aurora interiors

Class 158, 170 and 360 trains to be refurbished

Class 93 93001 on its first journey in the UK - by road. News Premium

Freightliner considering ‘93’ trial

Operator wants to explore capabilities of new locomotives