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ECML December 2024 timetable deferred

Major changes postponed due to outstanding issues

Tim Walden News Premium

Walden to deliver W&W capital

Walden succeeds Stuart Calvert in key role

ETCS testing on the Northern City line. Courtesy Govia Thameslink Railway News Premium

£4bn signalling framework winners

75% of £4bn contracts dedicated to ETCS signalling

Crossrail under construction. Courtesy Crossrail News Premium

Nine lessons learned in Crossrail sponsorship review

Sponsors need strengthening, but structure shielded against scope changes, says report

Template for decarbonisation? GWR's battery Class 230 at West Ealing on trials. Philip Sherratt News Premium

RIA reveals decarbonisation roadmap

Rapid battery unit deployment and electrification proposed

Modal success: DP World's incentives have shifted containers from road to rail at Southampton. Courtesy DP World News Premium

DP World scores 66% rise in Southampton rail freight

Modal shift scheme creates huge shift to rail

NR starts Old Dalby reinstatement

Test track on target to reopen this summer

Colne Valley viaduct crosses Grand Union canal

Major milestone reached on HS2's longest viaduct

£22m to tackle ECML landslips

Climate change an 'ever increasing problem' says NR

Climate resilience works take place at Dawlish, Devon. Andrew Roden News Premium

Climate change biggest CP7 challenge - Haines

NR CEO reflects on CP6 achievements and challenges to come

Merseyrail races to 8tph frequency for Grand National

Extra services for horse racing event

Hitachi Rail No 810001 moves from Old Dalby to EMR's Derby Etches Park on 27 November 2024. Philp Sherratt News Premium

Unite warns of Newton Aycliffe future

New train options not exercised in 2023, claims union

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

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

Tipped for Chiltern: ex-TPE Mk 5a set TP04 passes Norton, Worcestershire, hauled by No 37884 from Longsight depot to Long Marston for storage on 9 January 2024. News Premium

Mk 5s could release ‘168s’ for East West Rail

Chiltern seeks more capacity

GWR kicks off Greenford battery trial

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FastCharge system being tested in shadow service on Greenford branch

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Hope Valley upgrade reaches completion

Tony Miles

Dore South curve and Dore & Totley platform due for commissioning

Tony Miles
Wrexham General station. Courtesy Alstom News Premium

Alstom and SLC partner for open access bid

Alstom to operate trains for first time in UK

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Government ‘not on track’ to deliver rail reforms

DfT fails to deliver ‘complex reforms’, says NAO

3,000 respond to Golborne consultation

New rail services could cut Manchester journey times by 30 minutes

Siemens to rebuild Chippenham factory

£100 million investment to renew historic factory

Planning for growth: a Eurostar set at St Pancras. Philip Sherratt News Premium

HS1 seeks St Pancras upgrade study

St Pancras operator plans for future international growth

Hamilton directs North & East Route

New Route Director to oversee Northumberland Line completion