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Refurbished ‘321’ Renatus launched

30 overhauled units for Greater Anglia The refurbished Class 321 Renatus EMU has been officially launched by owner Eversholt Rail and … Read More

Hornsey depot expansion

New building for Class 700 maintenance Govia Thameslink Railway and Siemens have marked the completion of the construction of a new … Read More

Hitachi unveils first UK-built IEP (with video)

Regular timetabled service on Great Western Railway in ‘autumn’ Hitachi Rail Europe has unveiled the first Class 800 Inter-city … Read More

SWT scoops top Spanners prizes

Awards honour engineers’ efforts The efforts of train maintenance teams, depots and rolling stock leasing companies were once … Read More

GBRf acquisition completed

EQT Infrastructure, through the Hector Rail group, has completed its acquisition of GB Railfreight. It was announced in mid-October … Read More

Oxford link ready for December opening

Network Rail has completed the infrastructure works ready for the launch of Chiltern Railways’ new service between Oxford city centre … Read More

£10m more for Dawlish resilience

NR mulls Teignmouth causeway option The Government has confirmed the provision of an additional £10 million funding into work to strengthen … Read More

c2c welcomes first ‘387s’

The first two of six Class 387/3 EMUs built by Bombardier have arrived at c2c’s East Ham depot. The operator says they will undergo … Read More

Severn Tunnel conductor rail installed

The Severn Tunnel has reopened to passengers following a six-week closure, during which a conductor rail was installed in the tunnel … Read More

Norton Bridge closure proposed

The Department for Transport has begun the formal consultation procedure to close Norton Bridge station in Staffordshire. The station … Read More

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