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RMT and ASLEF announce strike dates

RMT staff to strike on 27 July; ASLEF on 30 July

WIN! Two tickets to our celebratory railtour!

We have an exclusive opportunity for readers of Modern Railways to win a pair of First Class tickets for our special HST railtour with Cross Country on Tuesday 27 September. Closing date: Friday 9th September.

NR report slams working practices

NR says report backs its calls for modernisation

Eversholt and Vivarail develop ‘321’ battery train

Eversholt and Vivarail are examining the feasibility and viability of fitting batteries to the Class 321 'Renatus' fleet.

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RMT’s next strike on 27 July

Govia Thameslink Railway staff in the RMT union have now voted in favour of strikes.

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TfL gets ANOTHER funding extension

Two-week extension the latest in a series of temporary funding extensions

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Laing O’Rourke wins £370m Interchange station deal

Two-phase contract involves detail design and construction

Drivers vote for strikes on eight TOCS

TransPennine Express drivers are amongst those in eight train operators voting for strikes.

Cambrian flood defence works start

Locally sourced rock armour will be installed over the summer and into the autumn.

Aberdeen-Inverness closure for station works

54-hour closure for track and drainage works