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Train, tram and Tube operators mark centenary of WWI Armistice

Special preparations are in place across the UK's light and heavy railways to mark 100 years since the end of World War One.
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London Underground MD joins Crossrail

Mark Wild is set to become the new chief executive of Crossrail.
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Mark Carne looks back on his time at Network Rail

Mark Carne stepped down as Network Rail CEO in August after just under five years in the job. During that time, he gained a reputation for being passionate about safety, a keen promoter of the Digital Railway as the best way to improve capacity and network performance, and convinced that the railway was there to give its customers – the passengers – the best service possible.
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Sydney Metro appoints new chief

Credit: Sydney Metro.Former Transport for Greater Manchester CEO Jo Lamonte has been appointed as the new chief of the biggest public transport project in Australia.
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HS2 phase two MD leaves for job in Canada

Paul Griffiths, the managing director of HS2 phase two, will leave the company at the end of December to become program director for the $40 billion Metrolinx project in Canada.
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New MD for Bombardier Australia

Paul Brown, project director for the Queensland New Generation Rollingstock project, is to take over as managing director of Bombardier Transportation in Australia.
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Train travel at the Russian World Cup 2018

During the World Cup, matches were hosted at 11 Russian cities. Of these Yekaterinburg was the furthest from Moscow, requiring a 27-hour train journey of 1,100 miles.
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Stadler “emerges stronger” from 2015 crisis

Stadler's EC250 'Giruno' on a test run between Erlen and Romanshorn, Switzerland, in 2017. Photo: Daniel Wipf.Not only did Stadler have an order intake of around €3 billion in 2017, but it now employs 7,600 members of staff - more than it ever has before.
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Brightline looks to replicate model in other US regions

Photo: Brightline.The announcement comes less than six months after Brightline's first service was launched between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida, and weeks after the service was extended to Miami.
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Details of £5bn transformation of Welsh rail services revealed

A tri-ode unit on the Rhymney line. Photo: Welsh government.The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has hailed a "landmark moment" in the future development of his country as plans of how £5 billion will be spent to transform its railways have been revealed.
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Network Rail appoints successor to chief executive Mark Carne

Andrew Haines, the current CEO of the Civil Aviation Authority. Photo: Network Rail.Andrew is expected to take up his new role in early autumn following a period of handover with Mark Carne.
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