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IRSE updates Metro Train Control Systems book

Latest update collated by TfL Chief Engineer Clair Porter

First wires up on TransPennine Route Upgrade

Major milestone reached in Northern England upgrade

Government announces funding and expectations for CP7

Network Rail funding of £44 billion in Control Period 7

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Grand Union FINALLY secures Carmarthen service

Operator succeeds in second attempt at open access London-Wales service

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Vivarail seeks administrators

Vivarail could enter administration if new investors or owners are not found

Waterloo regains top station status

Passenger numbers in 2021/22 far below pre-pandemic levels

NR wins in South West ICE awards

Dartmoor line and Stonehouse bridge recognised

HS2 launches second Long Itchington Wood bore

Tunnel will be the first completed on HS2

Ketton bridge reopens after being hit

Repairs completed in under three weeks

RMT members vote to accept ScotRail pay offer

Agreement reached in Scotland; strikes announced for English TOCs

Modern Railways December 2022 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the December 2022 issue of Modern Railways

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VIDEO: Call for Thameslink-style railway for the North

Problems of mixed traffic railways highlighted

Dynamic testing starts on AWC’s ‘805s’

First bi-mode unit starts testing at RIDC; main line testing to follow

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VIDEO: The opportunities offered by digital technology

Thales offering a range of solutions

Chancellor confirms IRP commitments

EWR full route from Oxford to Cambridge also confirmed

See ReadyPower’s Rail Cyclone 2 at Modern Railways EXPO 2022

ReadyPower's high-tech infrastructure maintenance machine will be a major exhibit at Modern Railways EXPO 2022.

Devon submits Tavistock Outline Business Case

Devon seeks £3 million for next stage in business case

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VIDEO: A sustainable rolling stock strategy

Options for upgrading fleets in the North of England

Rail workers vote for more strikes

RMT members at Network Rail and 14 train operators extend mandate for another six months

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VIDEO: Creating a modern, affordable network for Merseyside

New Merseyrail trains just the start

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VIDEO: Making standards work for the railway

RSSB aiming to help improve performance and operations

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VIDEO: Northern’s strategy for operational excellence

Operator focuses on people, process and systems

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ASLEF announces further strike date

Drivers to walk out on 26 November

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RMT puts offer to ScotRail members

Offer includes incentives and job guarantees

NR R&D showcase at Modern Railways EXPO 2022

Network Rail's R&D team will be showcasing two track, maintenance and plant projects at Modern Railways EXPO 2022 on 22-23 November in Milton Keynes.

Post-Covid passenger outlook discussed at Modern Railways EXPO 2022

Speakers from Transport Focus, Lumo and 'Man in Seat 61' Mark Smith outline challenges and solutions at Future of Britain's Railways conference

NR Commercial & Procurement specialists at Modern Railways EXPO 2022

Senior figures from Network Rail's Commercial & Procurement team will be at Modern Railways EXPO 2022 to answer questions about their activity and plans.

FREE shuttle bus for Modern Railways EXPO 2022 visitors

Free bus service will take visitors and exhibitors to landmark show on 22-23 November in Milton Keynes

Merriman is new Rail Minister

PM Sunak's new ministerial team confirmed

Pete Waterman to open Modern Railways EXPO 2022

Record producer and Railway Benefit Fund President to open show and announce funds raised for charity on Modern Railways railtour