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Sampling the new seats for EMR’s Aurora bi-modes

Ian Walmsley tries out the new seat design for East Midlands Railway's new trains and talks to EMR's Head of New Trains Rachel Turner

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Converted ‘321’ to carry light freight

Eversholt Rail has unveiled a Class 321 EMU converted to transport parcels and light freight, which it has dubbed the ‘Swift Express Freight’ unit.

DfT heralds rail data revolution

The DfT is opening up more rail data for use in applications and software.

Extra support for Scottish light rail

Extra support has been announced for the Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams.

Reopening work starts on Ashington, Blyth and Tyne

Work starts to reinstate passenger services between Ashington and Newcastle.

Passengers kept informed in Hitachi cracks crisis – ORR

The ORR says passengers were kept well informed when the Class 800 series trains were grounded.

TPS supplies converters for new Metro trains

Turbo Power Systems is to supply electric converters for the new Tyne and Wear Metro fleet...

Modern Railways July 2021 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the July 2021 issue of Modern Railways

Mobile coverage throughout LU by 2024

Mobile coverage is to be rolled out across the London Underground network following the award of a 20-year concession to BAI Communications.

Flexible season tickets go on sale

New flexible season tickets aimed at passenger travelling two or three days a week have gone on sale, and will be valid for travel from 28 June.

Go-Ahead’s ERMA extended until March 2022

GTR's Emergency Recovery Measures Agreement has been extended...

IRSE hosts Return to Rail conference

The rail industry faces huge challenges winning passengers back after the Covid pandemic...

Golden Whistle Awards 2021

A recording of our Golden Whistles webinar on Friday 28 May, at which Dick Fearn announced the winners in the Outstanding Operator and Special Award categories for the 2021 awards.

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Operations in a post-Covid world

A recording of the presentation by Network Rail Chief Executive Andrew Haines at our Golden Whistles webinar on Friday 28 May.