DRS and DBS work together

Direct Rail Services has commenced transporting up to 8 oil tanks for D B Schenker on its overnight trunk service between Mossend and Inverness. Not only…

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EMT fuel trial success

East Midlands Trains has announced that their trial, the first of its kind in the UK,  of the innovative DiesoLIFT™ 10 fuel additive has demonstrated…

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Huge investment to be made in German rail network

Deutsche Bahn is planning to invest 41 billion euros in Germany’s rail network between now and 2014. This will see trains and infrastructure refurbished…

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Decision on IEP to be made in October

The Department for Transport has said that a decision on the future of the Intercity Express Programme will be made in October, as part of a wider review…

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ScotRail 380s prepare to depart for UK

The first of the ScotRail class 380s, now undergoing test running at the Wegberg-Wildenrath test and validation centre, is to arrive in the UK during July….

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Chiltern help celebrate rail route’s centenary

Chiltern Railways has run a steam hauled Centenary Express to mark 100 years since the Great Western Railway’s Bicester cut off was opened, allowing…

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Clacton depot reopened by National Express

National Express East Anglia has reopened Clacton depot following a £1.5m refurbishment by main contractor C Spencer Ltd. The depot, which had remained…

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Leading the way

With its recent flurry of TOC maintenance and renewal contract awards, you’d be forgiven for forgetting that telent actually started its work on the…

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All under control

Built to meet the needs of Vancouver’s rapidly growing population, the new Canada Line links Richmond, Vancouver International Airport and downtown Vancouver….

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Where rail meets street

When hostilities ceased in 1945, a network of steel rails covered the battered streets of England’s cities. Each morning in London, trams rattled forth…

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GBRf to hire 4 class 20s from DRS to move new S Stock

Direct Rail Services are to lease 4 of their class 20 locomotives to GB Railfreight. The DRS locomotives will be used to haul new S Stock London Underground…

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Japanese rail companies team up to increase global market share

Hitachi, which constructed the Javelin trains for HS1, is to team up with Mitsubishi in an effort to increase global market share for new rolling stock…

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