Russian Railways to set up logistics company

On 26 August, the Russian Railways board of directors approved a set of documents on creating Russian Railways Logistics, as a subsidiary providing logistics…

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Rebuilt Newport station opens to passengers

The station has opened ahead of the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor Resort from 1-3 October The rebuilt £22m railway station in Newport has opened for the first…

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National Express receives 28 week franchise extension

National Express East Anglia has been given a 28 week extension to its rail franchise by the coalition government. Initially the franchise, which National…

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Network Rail Directors see progress at MK National Centre

Network Rail directors were in Milton Keynes today to see work progressing on the company’s new National Centre, which will be home to around 3,000 employees…

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Schwarzenegger keen on China high-speed rail

California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said Monday he hoped China would invest in his state’s future high-speed rail network as he wrapped up…

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New rail bridge for rural Staffordshire

A road bridge over the busy west coast main railway line is to be strengthened to bring it up to modern day standards and keep it in use for years to come….

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Workington North to close on 8th October

The temporary station at Workington North will close on 8 October, it was announced today (14 September). The temporary station was built in November when…

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£400,000 investment in Midland Metro

People travelling on the West Midlands’ most reliable mode of transport – the Midland Metro – will soon get an even better service thanks to a £400,000…

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Road-over rail bridge to be completely rebuilt

A bridge that carries Richmond Street over the railway line close to the junction with Knowle Avenue in Ashton-under-Lyne is to be demolished and rebuilt…

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Nomad Digital Spectrum licence to provide advanced IP services to moving trains

UK Spectrum regulator grants Nomad Digital Spectrum licence to provide advanced IP services to moving trains NOMAD Digital Limited (“Nomad”),…

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Network Rail looking to appoint boss from outside industry

Network Rail is looking to appoint a chief executive from outside the transport industry, suggesting that the government-backed owner of Britain’s…

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Shildon welcomes millionth visitor

Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon was delighted to welcome some very special guests this morning – the 1,000,000th visitors to the museum….

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