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The Severn Valley Railway launches livestream camera network

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TramForward urges rethink on transport in Derby

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Seaton Tramway among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund The award of £217,500 will directly support wages, major overheads such as track & tram maintenance and the creation...

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Approved WMCA Budget will fund schemes that can support economic recovery and help protect environment

A budget of more than £900m, including funding for infrastructure, regeneration and job training schemes that can support the region’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery and help protect the environment, has been approved by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) today...

Approved WMCA Budget will fund schemes that can support economic recovery and help protect environment

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Extending Edinburgh’s trams

In 2013, few in Edinburgh would have wanted an extension to the tram network. At the time, the trams were a toxic subject in the city. The tram project was causing massive disruption in the city, was three years...

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Step into STEM: London King’s Cross to hold day of educational activities for children

Network Rail has teamed up with partners to put on a day of free science, technology, engineering and maths...