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Eurostar takeover approved

SNCF to manage cross-channel operator The European Commission has approved the takeover of Eurostar by French rail operator SNCF. The … Read More

Great Eastern upgrades continue

High output ballast cleaner renewing trackbed Work to upgrade the Great Eastern main line is running to schedule and is entering its … Read More

West Coast ban lifted

‘Jacobite’ steam service reprieved Network Rail has revoked the suspension of charter operator West Coast Railways’ track … Read More

Scottish alliance launched

Phil Verster heading up joint ScotRail/Network Rail operation The alliance between Abellio ScotRail and Network Rail has been formally … Read More

Chiltern to Oxford in October

Slightly delayed start for new service Chiltern Railways has announced that its new rail service between Oxford Parkway and London … Read More

Boswell to manage Hitachi

Former East Coast MD to oversee manufacture of new trains for the route Hitachi Rail Europe has appointed Karen Boswell as its new … Read More

Chaudhry to lead Merseyrail

Current board member to manage operations Merseyrail’s joint venture shareholders Abellio and Serco have appointed Jan Chaudhry as … Read More

Marseille service launched

Year-round Eurostar service to south of France Eurostar has launced a new year-round direct service between London and the south of … Read More

Farnworth Tunnel work begins

Upgrade part of preparations for wiring Network Rail has begun work to upgrade Farnworth Tunnel, between Bolton and Manchester, in … Read More

Revenue growth at Eurotunnel

New record for truck shuttle traffic in March Eurotunnel Group has reported a 10% year-on-year increase in revenues during the first … Read More

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