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Railway man VC winner recalled

Railway man VC winner recalled | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
A plaque is due to be unveiled at a railway station where a Greater Manchester Victoria Cross winner worked.
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Rail station reopens after 70 years

Rail station reopens after 70 years | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
A countryside railway station reopens to passengers for the first time in more than half a century.
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Near miss on Derry railway line

Near miss on Derry railway line | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Translink warns that lives are at risk if "foolish" behaviour doesn't stop on the Londonderry railway line.
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Rail service ‘not fit for purpose’

Rail service ‘not fit for purpose’ | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Yorkshire train services are not meeting the region’s needs and need a radical transformation, a top transport official has admitted.
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Crossrail extension plans considered

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Proposals to extend Crossrail to Hertfordshire are to be considered by the government, the transport secretary is expected to announce.
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Northern cities unveil transport bid

Northern cities unveil transport bid | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Five cities in northern England are set to unveil a joint £15bn plan to improve road and rail connections in the North.
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Environment secretary shown dredging

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The new environment secretary visits Somerset to see how work on river dredging is progressing.
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Rail work traffic changes kick in

Rail work traffic changes kick in | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
A new one-way system is introduced in Galashiels to allow for a work on a new station as part of the Borders to Edinburgh railway.
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Rail swing bridge closed for repairs

Rail swing bridge closed for repairs | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
A "problematic" railway swing bridge closes for the next six weeks, leading to train diversions in North and East Yorkshire.
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Alstom charged with corruption

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Alston Network, a UK subsidiary of the giant French engineering group Alstom, has been charged with corruption by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
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Flood legacy blamed for tourism fall

Flood legacy blamed for tourism fall | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Tourism bosses in Somerset say the winter flooding has cost the local economy £250m.
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Santiago rail crash families want answers

Santiago rail crash families want answers | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Survivors and relatives of some of the 80 people who died in Spain's worst rail disaster of modern times still seek answers one year on, the BBC's Tom Burridge reports.
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Work due to finish on £2m station

Work due to finish on £2m station | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
New lifts and a footbridge at a Warwickshire railway station will soon be working after months of delays, London Midland pledges.
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Steam train heritage plans unveiled

Steam train heritage plans unveiled | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
A heritage centre could be built to retell the story of the first ever steam train journey in Merthyr Tydfil.
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Two men found seriously injured on rail tracks in Birmingham 'fell from height'

Two men found seriously injured on rail tracks in Birmingham 'fell from height' | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Police say injuries consistent with fall from height and treating incident at north end of New Street station as 'non-suspicious'
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Rail or tram system for south Wales?

Rail or tram system for south Wales? | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Should the electrification of the railway line between the south Wales Valleys and Cardiff be scrapped in favour of a tram system?
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Rail industry reviews prospects for driverless trains - FT.com

Rail industry reviews prospects for driverless trains - FT.com | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
The rail industry has begun a review into using driverless technology to bring automated trains to Britain’s railways. Train companies are working with Network Rail to look at how and when computer-driven trains might be brought in more widely after
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Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine

Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Australia approves a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project despite concern over its potential environmental impact, including on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Glimpse of railway tunnel works

Glimpse of railway tunnel works | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Contractors strengthening Edinburgh's Haymarket railway tunnels ahead of a regeneration project release images of the underground works.
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MP calls for better station access

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A Dorset MP calls for improved access at a railway station where the lifts have not worked for 30 years.
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Train staff hold strike over pay

Train staff hold strike over pay | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
Travellers face disruption as East Midlands Trains maintenance and engineering staff go on strike on the first week of the school holidays.
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Why Aren't Women Interested in Rail?

Why Aren't Women Interested in Rail? | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
As women we have fought for years for equality. We read constantly how as a gender we are striving to break the glass ceiling and change perceptions. But what if a whole industry was actively crying out for more female CEOs, managers and employees, b...
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Children dead in Indian train crash

Children dead in Indian train crash | Total Railway News | Scoop.it
At least 13 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say.
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