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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

Progress on passenger improvements – more to do says ORR

Improvements needed in areas such as passenger assistance, says regulator.

Foundation works begin on Wendover Dean viaduct

'Double composite' structure saves concrete and steel

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TSSA staff vote for strikes – but fall short of threshold

Number of votes for strikes falls short of 40% threshold

Six shortlisted for GBR headquarters

Non-binding vote 'will play a part' in selection says DfT.

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GBR seeks views on freight growth

Body seeks views on volumes, traffics and terminals.

Wireless monitoring for IET wheelsets

Perpetuum wireless technology for '800s' and '802s'

TRU boost as upgrade approved

Upgrades to the Trans-Pennine route between Huddersfield and Dewsbury have been approved by the Secretary of State for Transport

TfW unveils CAF ‘197s’

Entry into service due later this year

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Permission for Ashington reopening

Northumberland line services on target for December 2023 start

Driver input sought in DAS research

Train drivers are being asked to support a survey into their use of Driver Advisory Systems (DAS)

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£1bn for East Coast digital signalling

Full Business Case approved for ETCS from King's Cross to Stoke Tunnel

HS2 reveals first design images for Washwood Heath depot

First images revealed of new train maintenance depot and control centre

Modern Railways July 2022 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the July issue of Modern Railways

BLOG: RMT wins early skirmishes in rail strikes

RMT and Government trade blows as strike enters second day

HS2 gains planning permission for Curzon Street viaducts

Two out of four key structures approved by Birmingham City Council

Shapps urges RMT to call off strikes

Transport Secretary says pay rises must be accompanied by modernisation

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2021/22 passenger journeys 57% of pre-pandemic levels

Revenue rises almost three times but falls short of £11bn pre-pandemic levels

HS2 discovers ‘nationally important' Anglo-Saxon site

Dozens of graves found in dig at previously unknown site

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Barking Riverside to open this summer

The London Overground extension to Barking Riverside is to open earlier than expected this summer.

Avanti’s first ‘805’ starts static testing

First bi-mode Class 805s due to enter service from 2023.

GWR secures NRC deal to 2025

'Fleet strategy plan' investigates cutting costs of mixed fleets

LNER repaints entire Class 91/Mk 4 fleet

East Coast main line operator looks to the past with its InterCity 225 fleet repaint

New Street signalling upgrade completed

Control to be transferred to Saltley in 2023

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Rail freight recovers beyond pre-pandemic levels

Rail freight's recovery continues, with volumes and freight moved ahead of pre-pandemic levels.

Anglesey-Cardiff flights axed; rail better for business

Holyhead-Cardiff rail service better for business travellers, says Welsh Government

Everybody out? RMT plans three days of strikes

The RMT has announced three days of strikes in June in a dispute over pay and job security

First train runs under ETCS on Northern City line

Major milestone reached in East Coast Digital Programme as ETCS tests start