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From little ‘Okes’ could mighty routes bloom?

Andy Roden

Could the Okehampton reopening provide a template for other projects?

Andy Roden
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A REVOLUTION FOR THE PICCADILLY LINE

Andy Roden

A new generation of trains for the Piccadilly Line is now under construction. Siemens Director of Major Programmes DAVE HOOPER and TfL Programme Delivery Engineer SIMON FORD talk to ANDY RODEN about the challenges in designing and introducing them

Andy Roden
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VIDEO: Midlands investment case set out

Fairer, stronger, greener is Midlands Connect’s ambition

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Modern Railways December 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Edinburgh Trams extends

Services to Newhaven on course for 2023 start

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High-speed people

High Speed 2 and contractors are running a major programme to recruit apprentices. One of them, JOAB LITTLEFIELD, talks to ANDY RODEN about his experiences on Britain’s new railway

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ROUTING HIGH SPEED 2

During High Speed 2’s extensive planning, many options were considered for the route. DAN HARVEY explains how and why the final selection was made

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Czech Republic looks to high-speed future

The Czech Republic has ambitious plans to expand its high-speed rail network. KEITH FENDER reveals how the network will be transformed by 2050

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Bringing new life to Scottish stations

JOHN YELLOWLEES, ScotRail’s Honorary Rail Ambassador and a member of the Railway Heritage Trust’s Advisory Panel, reviews recent restoration projects north of the border

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HIGHLANDS BOUNCE BACK

Scotland’s Highland railways have survived the pandemic and are full of potential for the future, HITRANS’ FRANK ROACH tells JAMES ABBOTT