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Crossrail needs at least £400 million more

Crossrail will need to negotiate a revised funding package following confirmation that the extra money it was allocated a year ago … Read More

Victoria Line 36tph window extended

From 4 November Transport for London extended the window of 36 trains per hour (tph) operation on the Victoria Line from 90 minutes … Read More

EMR to take on nine LNER HSTs

Early next year, East Midlands Railway is to introduce nine HSTs transferred from LNER in place of its current 2+8 sets. The LNER sets … Read More

RVE 2020 set for fireworks

Modern Railways RVE – the longest established show in the rolling stock calendar – has a new date for 2020: Thursday 5 November. … Read More

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

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