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Latest Issue: December 2015


Zefiro – Italy’s new super fast train
Bombardier’s new design may be an option for HS2

Crossrail in transition
Operational arrangements for the east-west link described

Welcome to East Coast!
Customer service strategy in focus

TOCs on Twitter
Railways and social media in the spotlight

Restoration rewarded
A preview of entries to this year’s National Railway Heritage Awards

HS2 Britain’s High Speed Spine

The high speed story
We track progress to date with Britain’s biggest rail project

A railway for 2100
HS2 Technical Director Andrew McNaughton discusses train design and control

A very busy railway
Has HS2 been too ambitious with its planned service frequency?

Redeveloping Euston
The latest plans for the London terminus explained

New station for Old Oak
West London’s future rail hub in focus

Connecting the West Midlands
Authorities in Birmingham are gearing up for HS2


An introduction from the Editor

Modern Railways’ editorial view

Pan Up
A Scottish sojourn; why we are putting off our engineers

Blood and custard
Our diary column

Readers comment on topical issues around the railway today

Moving Wheels
Rolling stock news

Our monthly look at changes on the national network

In Business and small ads
Latest happenings in industry

Between the Lines
Trouble at NR but success for Chiltern

Recent appointments

Crossrail update
A round-up of station construction progress

Alan Williams
Our pundit discusses safety issues


News Front
Wiring progress; Great Western cost increase; Crossrail 2 proposals; Ordsall chord go-ahead; call for London rail devolution

Rail Freight
Channel Tunnel freight down; GBRf begins biomass runs to Drax

Infrastructure News
Farnworth tunnel progress; North Wales resignalling

Informed Sources
GW electrification cost spirals; IEP bi-mode performance scrutinised

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

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