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Byford to step down as TfL Commissioner

Transport for London Commissioner Andy Byford is to leave the organisation at the end of October to resume life in the United States

Modern Railways October 2022 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the October 2022 Modern Railways

Stadler shows trains for the UK at InnoTrans

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TfW tram-train and tri-mode and Merseyrail battery EMU on display

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Merseyrail infrastructure devolution agreed

An agreement in principle has been reached between Liverpool Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and the Department for Transport (DfT) for the Combined Authority to take control of the Merseyrail network

Rail Forum hosts workshops at Modern Railways EXPO

Trade body supporting our two-day show in Milton Keynes

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Grand Union amends GW plans

Grand Union will seek new rolling stock for its Great Western main line open access operation.

Rail reform on Modern Railways EXPO conference agenda

GBRTT Lead Director Anit Chandarana will be the keynote speaker at the Future of Britain's Railways conference at Modern Railways EXPO 2022.

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Minister: all options on the table for Avanti contract

Transport Minister Trudy Harrison has said ‘all options remain on the table’ regarding the future of Avanti West Coast’s contract when its Emergency Recovery Measures Agreement (ERMA) expires on 16 October

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Chiltern considers Turbo future

Battery replacement could be on the cards

Major Network Rail presence at Modern Railways EXPO 2022

Network Rail's Commercial and Procurement and Intelligent Infrastructure teams to show latest developments at Modern Railways EXPO 2022

The time is right for the ‘Train for Britain’

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Could HS2 pave the way for a new Royal Train?

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Chiltern pioneer Shooter recognised with statue

A nine-foot bronze statue and plinth of Chiltern Railways founder Adrian Shooter has been unveiled at London Marylebone station

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Drivers at three more TOCs vote for strikes

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Chiltern, Northern and TPE drivers join ASLEF action

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Passenger numbers approach pre-pandemic levels

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RIA expects 100% mark to be reached

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Modern Railways September 2022 issue: video podcast

A video preview of our September 2022 issue

Severn Valley HST will make two return trips to Bridgnorth!

Extra value for those buying railtour tickets

Resonate joins Modern Railways EXPO sponsors

Leading operational systems and software company Resonate is the latest company to support the Modern Railways EXPO 2022 exhibition.

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Additional platform at Bedford proposed

A new platform on the Up Fast line at Bedford is the main proposal is the Bedford Area Strategic Advice document produced by Network Rail and published in July

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Driver distraction led to Kirkby collision

RAIB reports on Merseyrail incident

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ScotRail fleet replacement to start in 2027

65% of current fleet slated for replacement

Celebrate with our railtour and Modern Railways EXPO

The Modern Railways team is organising two events this autumn which as part of the magazine’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations

Request to Stop introduced

The first Request to Stop kiosk on the Far North line will go on trial at Scotscalder station from 15 August

Debate rail decarbonisation

September event focuses on green issues in rail

Commonwealth Games success in West Midlands

An estimated two million journeys were made on rail in the West Midlands during the Commonwealth Games, according to West Midlands Trains

Meet with colleagues at Modern Railways EXPO

Register your attendance now for our two-day show in November

Stadler to unveil rolling stock and services for the first time at InnoTrans 2022

Hydrogen FLIRT to be unveiled at Berlin show

Portishead funding gap filled

A further £35.5 million has been committed towards reopening the line to Portishead, which authorities say should help plug a funding gap

Network Rail consults on maintenance reforms

Talks start with unions about NR's modernisation drive: RMT disputes 'unconditional' pay offer

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TfL funding extended for another week

TfL ponders long-term funding offer from Government

ASLEF announces further strike on 13 August

Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry drivers vote overwhelmingly for strikes