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Bridlington semaphores to be replaced

Semaphore signals at Bridlington are to be replaced by colour lights in late October.

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Okehampton line reopens on 20 November

The railway between Exeter and Okehampton will reopen to daily passenger services from 20 November - the first of the Government's Restoring Your Railway schemes to be completed.

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Rail travel rebounds from Covid restrictions

Passenger numbers on the rail network were five times higher between April and June this year than for the same period in 2020 according to the latest statistics released by the Office of Rail and Road.

First ‘365s’ sent for scrap

Scrapping of the 40-strong Class 365 EMU fleet began on 30 September, when Nos 365501/511 were moved to Booths at Rotherham.

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VIDEO: Minister highlights importance of rail in levelling up

Transport Minister Andrew Stephenson told the Rail in the North of England conference he wants to give the region the boost it deserves

Infrastructure matters at Rail in the Midlands Conference

Network Rail North West and Central Region Managing Director Tim Shoveller will be amongst the speakers at the Modern Railways Fourth Friday Club Rail in the Midlands Conference at Derby Arena on 4 November.

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Track spread in Sheffield freight derailment

Track spreading on a set of points at the north end of Sheffield Midland station caused Freightliner’s 02.13 Hope (Earles Sidings) to Dewsbury cement train to derail on 11 November 2020, according to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch.

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Fernandes and Clive take reins at Women in Rail

Women in Rail's new Chair is Christine Fernandes.

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NR starts annual leaf-busting campaign

Network Rail's North West & Central Region has started its annual rail head treatment programme to combat leaf fall.

Freight to the fore at Rail in the Midlands Conference

Tarmac Head of Rail Chris Swan and Rail Operations UK CEO Karl Watts will be speaking at the Fourth Friday Club Rail in the Midlands Conference on 4 November at Derby Arena.

Online seminars look to railway of the future

A major online event looking towards a vision of ‘High Performing Flexible Railway Systems for the Future’ has been launched by five institutional organisations and the Railway Industry Association.

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Southeastern introduces City Beam ‘707s’

30-strong fleet transferring from SWR for use on metro routes

Don't miss the RVE BigIdea application deadline!

Deadline for supplier engagement at our Derby show imminent

November reopening for Island line

The Island line between Ryde and Shanklin on the Isle of Wight will reopen on 1 November, subject to completion of a final round of train safety tests.

What will be spoken about at RVE’s Rail in the Midlands Conference?

Join us on 4 November in Derby for our Rail in the Midlands conference

Modern Railways October 2021 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the October 2021 issue of Modern Railways

Vicki Pipe's new Modern Railways column

Introducing new Modern Railways columnist Vicki Pipe

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Battersea extension opens to the public

First major addition to tube network since Jubilee Line extension

Re-connect with Industry peers at RVE 2021!

Don't delay - register today for our November show!

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First Class 777s handed over

Tony Miles

Last seven Merseyrail EMUs to be fitted with batteries

Tony Miles
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Borderlands frequency increase deferred to May

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Class 230 introduction to start in December

Rhodri Clark
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Bristol East Junction remodelled

The £132 million remodelling of Bristol East Junction was completed successfully on 3 September, with all trains running normally into and out of Bristol Temple Meads station from the following morning.

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Voyager named after Hixon accident

Tony Miles

Level crossing incident commemorated

Tony Miles