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Viva Venturer battery '230' visits Scotland

Technology showcased with demonstration runs during COP26

Salisbury collision closes railway

Investigation under way after SWR and GWR services collide

ScotRail confirms extra COP26 services

ScotRail will run trains later into the night and strengthen formations on key routes for the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, which starts on 31 November.

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ScotRail and RMT agree deal before COP26

Strike action which could have disrupted Scotland's railway during the COP26 climate change conference has been cancelled after agreement was reached between ScotRail and the RMT union.

Alan Williams - October 2021


Our columnist reflects on developments with the now aborted East Coast main line timetable change

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Extra TPE services north of Newcastle from December

Tony Miles

Five services per day will call at stations to Edinburgh

Tony Miles

May 2022 ECML timetable change postponed

DfT confirms deferral until at least 2023

Hitachi cracking woes worsen

Meanwhile, Northern ‘769s’ join the New Train TIN-watch table

Hardware hamstrings ECML 2022 timetable plans


■ Deferral recommended to May 2023
■ Azuma crack repair timescale still unknown
■ Grid supply upgrade delay
■ £1.2bn enhancements waiting