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HS1 Ltd, the owner and infrastructure manager of the high-speed link between London St Pancras and the Channel Tunnel, says it is in discussions with Eurotunnel, SNCF Network and Lisea…
BRITISH Steel has started construction of a new rail mill in Scunthorpe, Britain, to produce Zinoco-coated rails up to 108m long and welded rails with a maximum length of 216m.…
FIRST Group and Trenitalia have withdrawn from the competition to run the new East Midlands franchise as the partners seek to concentrate their resources on their bid for the West…
GREAT Western Railway (GWR) has reached an agreement with Porterbrook Leasing to lease 19 class 769 Flex multiple units, which will be capable of operating under diesel, 750V dc third…
HITACHI announced on April 20 that the first of 19 class 802/2 inter-city trains for First Group subsidiary TransPennine Express (TPE) has left the company’s Kasado plant in Japan on…
THE first set of CAF Mk5A coaches for British operator TransPennine Express (TPE) was unveiled to the media at the Velim test centre in the Czech Republic on April 12.
GROWTH in the business market and a further rise in travellers from the United States have helped Eurostar to achieve record first-quarter ridership, according to the latest figures from the…
BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a £115m track maintenance contract to Balfour Beatty covering NR’s Anglia and South East routes.
BRITAIN’s Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), with funding from the Department for Transport (DfT), has awarded a grant to a consortium led by open-access operator Grand Central and including…
THE board of bus and rail operator First Group has unanimously rejected a cash offer from US equity firm Apollo Management to buy the company, saying the offer “fundamentally undervalues…
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