The dismantling plan

There was genuine dismay in parts of the North-East when Auf Wiedersehen, Pet re-emerged from TV oblivion in 2002. Not because of Jimmy Nail’s singing (second only to Dennis Waterman’s) or the infliction of Tim Spall’s pantomime Brummie accent. N...
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The dismantling plan

There was genuine dismay in parts of the North-East when Auf Wiedersehen, Pet re-emerged from TV oblivion in 2002. Not because of Jimmy Nail’s singing (second only to Dennis Waterman’s) or the infliction of Tim Spall’s pantomime Brummie accent. N...
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South Wales coal trade gets green with trains

An eight-miles long disused freight line at Cwmgrach has been brought back into use to enable coal produced by Unity Mine to be transported by freight trains to Aberthaw. This successful initiative owes to a collaboration between Network Rail and DB Sc...
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Network Rail announces £1.5bn framework agreements

Network Rail has today announced new framework agreements of up to seven years to deliver railway signalling projects worth approximately £1.5bn – part of wider reforms to Network Rail’s infrastructure business, with a greater focus on partnership...
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McGinley recognised within flagship Government Strategy

McGinley Support Services Limited has been congratulated by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, today as one of the leading companies in opening their doors to young people from all walks of life. McGinley Support Services Limited is named as one of the...
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Transnet SA orders locomotives from GE Transportation

Transnet SOC Ltd. and GE South Africa Technologies Limited (GESAT) have signed a contract for the purchase of 43 new Model C30ACi locomotives. GE Transportation will provide locomotive kits for the locomotives to GESAT in South Africa. GESAT said they...
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Transnet SA orders locomotives from GE Transportation

Transnet SOC Ltd. and GE South Africa Technologies Limited (GESAT) have signed a contract for the purchase of 43 new Model C30ACi locomotives. GE Transportation will provide locomotive kits for the locomotives to GESAT in South Africa. GESAT said they...
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Alstom to deploy ERTMS on Belgian rail network

Belgian rail operator, Infrabel, and Alstom have just signed a framework contract aimed at continuing the deployment of the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS 1) in Belgium. The framework contract covers provisions for equipping and conf...
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Alstom to deploy ERTMS on Belgian rail network

Belgian rail operator, Infrabel, and Alstom have just signed a framework contract aimed at continuing the deployment of the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS 1) in Belgium. The framework contract covers provisions for equipping and conf...
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MTR shows community spirit with children’s visit to depot

Around 100 lucky children from Hong Kong enjoyed a different kind of train ride this week. They were inside an MTR train when it went through the automatic train wash plant at Kowloon Bay Depot and with water and scrub brushes coming down on the train ...
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MTR shows community spirit with children’s visit to depot

Around 100 lucky children from Hong Kong enjoyed a different kind of train ride this week. They were inside an MTR train when it went through the automatic train wash plant at Kowloon Bay Depot and with water and scrub brushes coming down on the train ...
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Metro Trains Melbourne’s performance ‘on target’

Metro enters the New Year on a ‘solid footing’ after rounding out 2011 by exceeding performance targets for the seventh consecutive month. The number of trains running on time in December 2011 was 89.81 per cent and the number of services d...
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