Mechan exceeds export expectations

Rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is on target to double its export turnover this year. In the last month alone, the Sheffield-based manufacturer…

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Brits do like to be beside the seaside with First Great Western

Seven First Great Western routes have been named in a report of the top 10 branchlines to see the most significant passenger growth over the past year….

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One last push

The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is aiming to change 728 rotten wooden sleepers in the next 3 weeks in order that the line, that runs between Wirksworth…

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EU approves acquisition of Arriva by Deutsche Bahn

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Arriva by Deutsche Bahn on condition that DB divests all of Arriva’s German activities. Having…

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Virgin’s reaction to East Coast Main Line Pendolino proposal

Virgin Trains says it has no knowledge of plans to operate a Pendolino along the East Coast Main Line. The train operator, which is seeking an extension…

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Berlin Express for London

Deutsche Bahn is looking at linking London and Berlin via the Channel Tunnel as restrictions on the type and formation of trains using the tunnel look…

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Sheffield stars prepare for rail life

Shelby Cound and Abbi Fitter, both aged 17, from Hillsborough College in Sheffield are set for a career on the railways after winning a schools competition…

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One Company… All you’ll ever need

Total Rail Solutions recognise that having the correct tool for the job in hand is one of the most critical parts of undertaking work on the Railway Infrastructure….

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Yakunin opens first section of new combined road in Sochi

The first section of the “Adler – Alpika-Service” combined railway and highway was officially opened today in Adler. As noted at the opening ceremony…

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Tube staff deliver solid vote for action in fight over jobs and safety

TUBE UNION RMT confirmed this morning that members across London Underground have delivered a rock solid mandate for strike action and action short of…

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Gair is Northern’s Star

A station supervisor who drove stranded tourists ten miles through fog to their hotel on his day off has won Northern Rail’s first customer service award….

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Merseyrail tops July’s train performance league

Train operator Merseyrail, which runs commuter services in and around Liverpool, tops the train performance league this month with 96.2% of services on…

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