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Leeds fans get extra East Coast return service

East Coast will operate an additional north bound train service for Leeds football fans travelling back after their teams’ game against Arsenal in London early in this year. Tickets for the additional service, which departs London King’s Cross at 2...
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Leeds fans get extra East Coast return service

East Coast will operate an additional north bound train service for Leeds football fans travelling back after their teams’ game against Arsenal in London early in this year. Tickets for the additional service, which departs London King’s Cross at 2...
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Stansted Express launches mobile ticketing

Stansted Express, the fastest way between Central London and Stansted Airport has launched a new and convenient ticketing option via its website offering customers the opportunity to purchase tickets which can be sent direct to their mobile telephone o...
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ScotRail apprentice scheme scoops award

A pioneering ScotRail initiative to develop young talent has scooped the Best Business Newcomer title at the Scottish Modern Apprenticeship Awards 2011. The prestigious award follows ScotRail last year launching the UK rail industry’s first Modern...
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London Midland passengers to benefit from infrastructure improvements

London Midland customers will see faster journey times with forthcoming improvements to infrastructure on two key commuter routes. Work to improve the Chase Line, which includes the stations between Walsall, Hednesford, Cannock and Rugeley, will see th...
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East Coast to run additional service for Scotland vs England Rugby Union game

East Coast will operate an additional south bound train service for rugby fans travelling back after the Scotland versus England Rugby Union game in Edinburgh in February. Tickets for the additional service, which departs Edinburgh at 20.00 on February...
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Official opening of upgraded Colchester station

The Mayor of Colchester Councillor Helen Chuah has officially opened the newly upgraded Colchester North station. The station has been significantly improved by operator National Express East Anglia (NXEA) with investment of £2.2m as part of the Natio...
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London commuters to benefit from longer peak-time trains

London commuters are to benefit from longer peak-time trains and extra services as part of an investment announced by the Department for Transport (DfT) and South West Trains which ‘will also create new jobs’. An additional 60 carriages are...
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TSSA claims ATOC is ‘burying bad news’ on rail fares

Manuel Cortes, leader of the TSSA rail union, accused the private train companies of trying to ‘bury bad news’ on New Year rail fare rises by releasing only the ‘barest details of the 5.9% increases’ on the day of House of Commo...
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