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GWR ‘802’ production kicks off

Hitachi has received the first bodyshell for Great Western Railway’s fleet of Class 802 bi-mode trains, being built at its Pistoia … Read More

Whittington for permanent ORR role

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

Ordsall arch lifted into place

A key milestone in the Ordsall Chord project has been reached with the lifting into place of two arches for the ‘network arch bridge’ … Read More

Optram analysis and Forecasting White paper

Seldom do railways have the resources to maintain their infrastructure at a level that ensures steady-state performance. Rather, they … Read More

Golden Whistle awards 2017

Most punctual operators revealed The Modern Railways Fourth Friday Club has again joined with the Institution of Railway Operators … Read More

Punctuality drives satisfaction fall

Transport Focus survey reveals commuter frustration The percentage of passengers satisfied with their journey during the autumn 2016 … Read More

Go-ahead for Maghull North

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

First and Trenitalia to bid together

FirstGroup and Trenitalia are to bid together for the forthcoming East Midlands and West Coast Partnership franchises, the companies … Read More

Transit in the Future

Transport Ticketing Global conference to be held in London The closing keynote speech at the Transport Ticketing Global conference … Read More

Felsberger for Nomad

Nomad Digital has appointed Jochen Felsberger as its regional sales manager (Germany) for the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). … Read More

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