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Is the UK Transport Sector Ready for Winter 2019-20?

Guest article from Houghton International In a recent study, scientists from UCL forecasted yet another extreme winter for 2019/20. … Read More

Modern Railways supports Women in Rail Awards

Modern Railways is delighted to announce that it will be media partner for the Women in Rail Awards 2020, which will take place on … Read More

Avanti West Coast brand unveiled

The new West Coast Partnership franchise operated by FirstGroup and Trenitalia will adopt the brand name Avanti West Coast. Avanti … Read More

More luggage racks for LNER Azumas

LNER is to fit additional luggage racks to its nine-car Azumas in response to feedback from staff and passengers. The move follows … Read More

Hull Trains launches Paragon fleet

Hull Trains has marked the arrival of its first Class 802 Paragon bi-mode unit to the city. The operator has ordered 5×5-car trains … Read More

Record turnout for Golden Spanners awards

The efforts of train maintenance teams, depots and rolling stock leasing companies were once again celebrated at the Golden Spanners … Read More

SWR unveils ‘701’

South Western Railway has showcased the first of its Class 701 Aventra EMUs ordered from Bombardier for suburban services into Waterloo. … Read More

Northern calls for new franchise plan

Northern’s owner Arriva has hit back at claims the company should be stripped of its franchise after Transport Secretary Grant Shapps … Read More

Trafford Park testing underway

Tram testing has begun on the £350 million Trafford Park line, the extension of the Manchester Metrolink network which is due to open … Read More

Kirkdale depot rebuild completed

The £21 million rebuild of Kirkdale depot has been completed ahead of the arrival of new Class 777 trains for the Merseyrail network. … Read More

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