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Latest Issue: October 2015


Open heart surgery at London Bridge
Progress with Thameslink’s biggest project

New Street complete
The refurbished station is ready for opening

Royal opening at Doncaster
Expansion at Wabtec’s site

Regional revival
Extract from a new book about the Regional Railways sector

New trains for Liverpool
Merseytravel’s plans described

Stopping positions
A consideration of the issues facing operators at stations

Canadian connections
Toronto’s railways are booming


An introduction from the Editor

Modern Railways’ editorial view

Pan Up
The Superannuated Anoraks visit East Anglia; the cure of procurement

Blood and custard
Our diary column

Readers comment on topical issues around the railway today

Recent appointments

Our monthly look at changes on the national network

Moving Wheels
Rolling stock news

In Business and small ads
Latest happenings in industry

Between the Lines
Chris Stokes discusses ORR’s open access ‘bombshell’

Crossrail update
A visit to the project’s geological repository

Alan Williams
Are we blighted by bureaucracy?


News Front
Newton Aycliffe factory opening; Royal ceremony for Borders; new plans for Euston; Worcestershire Parkway go-ahead

Rail Freight
Further power station closure announced; GBRf’s Cricklewood contract

Infrastructure News
Farnworth tunnelling delay; NR’s new mobile maintenance train

Informed Sources
CP5 enhancements for the chop; Vivarail D-train prototype examined; the story behind a missed connection

Europe View
Keith Fender presents a round-up of news from across the Channel

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