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News: GWR ‘802’ production kicks off

Published 21 February 2017, 17:22

Hitachi has received the first bodyshell for Great Western Railway’s fleet of Class 802 bi-mode trains, being built at its Pistoia factory in Italy.


News: Whittington for permanent ORR role

Published 21 February 2017, 17:20

Joanna Whittington has been confirmed as chief executive at the Office of Rail and Road on a permanent basis.


News: Ordsall arch lifted into place

Published 21 February 2017, 17:19

A key milestone in the Ordsall Chord project has been reached with the lifting into place of two arches for the ‘network arch bridge’ crossing the river Irwell.


News: Go-ahead for Maghull North

Published 25 January 2017, 16:19

Planning permission has been granted for a new station at Maghull North on the Ormskirk branch of Merseyrail’s Northern line.