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ScotRail confirms cycle-carrying ‘153’ plan

ScotRail has confirmed five Class 153s will be converted to carry cycles and luggage, with the first carriages due to be introduced … Read More

Shapps considering OLR for Northern

The Operator of Last Resort may be called in to take over the Northern franchise from Arriva, according to Transport Secretary Grant … Read More

Lincoln debut for LNER Azuma

LNER launched its new Azuma trains on services between London King’s Cross and Lincoln on 21 October. The extension of services which … Read More

Mike Brown to leave TfL

Transport for London’s Commissioner Mike Brown is to leave the organisation to become chair of the delivery authority for the restoration … Read More

CAF for new West Midlands trams

CAF is to build 21 trams for the West Midlands Metro network, with the option for a further 29. The order will supplement the current … Read More

First ‘777’ for dynamic testing

The first Class 777 EMU for Merseyrail has left Stadler’s factory and moved to the Wildenrath test track in Germany for testing. … Read More

Almond chord to be examined again

The Scottish Government is to undertake preliminary work on delivery of the Almond chord, a link between Almond and Winchburgh Junctions. … Read More

Byrne replaces Hufton at Bombardier

Matt Byrne has been appointed as Bombardier Transportation’s President, UK Region, following the resignation of Phil Hufton. Mr Hufton … Read More

TPE ‘802’ makes passenger debut

TransPennine Express operated its first Class 802 ‘Nova 1’ set in passenger service on Saturday 28 September. No 802201 worked … Read More

Great Northern ‘313s’ withdrawn

Govia Thameslink Railway withdrew its Class 313s from Great Northern suburban services into Moorgate at the end of September. The 44×3-car … Read More

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