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Correction – South West Trains Class 707 mock-up

Information for readers With reference to the mention on page 49 of our February issue that a mock-up of the South West Trains Class … Read More

RAIB to investigate Lamington damage

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) is to look into events at Lamington viaduct, damage to which has closed the West Coast … Read More

King’s Cross stake goes down under

The Government has sold its investment in the King’s Cross development to pension fund AustralianSuper for £371 million. The 67-acre … Read More

December opening for Chiltern’s Oxford link

Planning delays set back city centre extension Chiltern Railways has announced that its new direct service between Oxford city centre … Read More

The Hendy report – two versions in one day

Incorrect version of Network Rail chair’s report uploaded by mistake As our Industry and Technology Editor Roger Ford reports … Read More

West Coast main line reopens after flooding

Repairs continue and Cumbrian Coast still shut The West Coast main line north of Carlisle reopened on the afternoon of Tuesday 8 December, … Read More

Golden Spanners Awards 2015

Class 350/2 takes coveted New Generation EMU prize but Salisbury’s ‘159s’ top the reliability chart The efforts of … Read More

Golden Spanners this Friday

Annual awards for train reliability On Friday the Modern Railways Fourth Friday Club meeting will include the annual Golden Spanners … Read More

Tram-Train begins voyage to UK

The first Tram-Train for the UK pilot scheme in Sheffield has begun its journey from Vossloh’s Valencia works to the UK. The 37-metre … Read More

Crossrail train design unveiled

Transport for London has unveiled designs for the new Class 345 trains being built by Bombardier for Crossrail. The new trains will … Read More

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