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Harbury reopens early

Chiltern route reopens less than six weeks after 350,000 tonne landslip The railway between Leamington Spa and Banbury reopened on … Read More

£60m fund for stations

Operators and local authorities to bid for funding The government has announced £60 million of funding towards improvements to rail … Read More

First IEP arrives in UK

New fleet for Great Western and East Coast main lines The first Hitachi Super Express Train to reach the UK arrived at Southampton … Read More

New ScotRail EMU deal signed

Hitachi to build 70 AT200 EMUs for Abellio Abellio has signed a contract with Hitachi Rail Europe for the provision and maintenance … Read More

FirstGroup’s Anglo-Scottish plan

Operator proposes ‘highly competitive fares’ to compete with budget airlines FirstGroup has submitted a track access right application … Read More

Calder Valley tops wires wishlist

Task Force report identifies electrification priorities for the north The North of England Electrification Task Force has published … Read More

Northern ‘319s’ in service

First electric Liverpool to Manchester train Electric services began running between Liverpool and Manchester on 5 March following … Read More

Harbury to reopen on 13 March

Services to resume three weeks early following repairs after landslip Network Rail has confirmed that train services between Leamington … Read More

Eurostar stake sale agreed

Sale of UK Government’s 40% share to net £757.1m for Treasury The UK Government has agreed to sell its 40% stake in Eurostar … Read More

Community rail for Suffolk

Designation gives local organisations more influence over services The East Suffolk Lines between Ipswich and Felixstowe and Ipswich … Read More

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