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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Great Northern ‘313s’ withdrawn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

Coal drives freight reduction in first quarter

The volume of rail freight moved fell by 1% during Quarter 1 (April to June) of 2019-20, according to data from the Office of Rail … Read More

ORR seeks to cut HS1 charge increases

The Office of Rail and Road has ruled that HS1 Ltd should reduce its proposed charges to train operators over its next five-year Control … Read More

EMR’s fleet replacement plans set out

Fleet and timetable plans for Abellio’s new East Midlands Railway franchise have been confirmed. The operator is replacing every … Read More

Performance improves as new measures adopted

Performance of passenger services in Great Britain improved during the year to June 2019, according to data from the Office of Rail … Read More


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