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FROZEN Network Rail teams tackle ice across West Yorkshire to keep vital services moving

As more wintry weather is forecast across West Yorkshire over the next few days, who Elsa than Network Rail’s teams are working to keep vital train services moving for passengers making essential journeys.Standedge Tunnel, on the route between Leeds/Huddersfield and Manchester,...

FROZEN Network Rail teams tackle ice across West Yorkshire to keep vital services moving

As more wintry weather is forecast across West Yorkshire over the next few days, who Elsa than Network Rail’s teams are working to keep vital train services moving for passengers making essential journeys.Standedge Tunnel, on the route between Leeds/Huddersfield and Manchester,...

Project to build third new steam locomotive builds up steam

Drawings being scanned for new Gresley class V4 on 80th anniversary of unveiling of prototypeThe A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT), the registered charity behind famous new 100mph steam locomotive No. 60163 Tornado and Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales,...

New adopters for Wymondham rail station aim to return it to former glory

Two local volunteers have ‘adopted’ Wymondham rail station and hope to return it to its former glory.Brendan Gray, 29, who lives in Wymondham and is the new owner of the Station Bistro, remembers the bistro and station in its...

Transport for Wales wants you to choose a charity for its train

Transport for Wales is asking you to decide which one of three leading charities will appear on the side of one of its trains later this year.Three sets of modern Mark 4 carriages are being introduced on Cardiff-Holyhead services,...

First train in GTR’s £55 million fleet modernisation programme is back in service

First of 270 Southern, Gatwick Express and Great Northern ‘Electrostar’ trains updatedNew live-information screens and charging-/ power points installedOn-board performance monitoring and fault diagnosis systems to streamline maintenanceThe first of 270 trains in Govia Thameslink Railway’s (GTR’s) £55 million...

£9m fund opens to railway innovators and inventors

First of a Kind competition offers share of £9m prize to rail ideas of tomorrowPrevious investment has driven forward UK’s first hydrogen train, live seat rebooking and technology to remove age-old challenge of ‘leaves on the line’Rail Minister launches...

Meet Bob, the 76-year-old apprentice thriving on Govia Thameslink Railway’s apprenticeship programme

Pipped to be the oldest apprentice in the UKWith National Apprenticeship Week in full swing, GTR unveils its diverse fold of apprentices; setting out ambitious targets to help close the skills gap by 2022This National Apprenticeship Week, rail operator Govia Thameslink...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile long Chiltern tunnel.Set into a fold in the Chiltern hills near Chalfont St Giles, the...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile long Chiltern tunnel.Set into a fold in the Chiltern hills near Chalfont St Giles, the...

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Yokogawa Test & Measurement’s next generation DL950 ScopeCorder is ideal for transport applications

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