Author: Simon Russell

Thameslink improvements coming in stages

Project derisked: 24tph not till December 2019 A phased introduction is planned for the Thameslink Programme improvements to ensure operational robustness when the extra services are introduced. ‘A “Big Bang” is a bad idea’ Chris Gibb, independent chair of the

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Outstanding innovations rewarded

The best innovations in the rail industry were in the spotlight at the annual Railway Industry Innovation Awards, held in London on 23 June. The awards, the longest-standing within the industry, invite entries from firms in all areas of the

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GWR ‘387s’ reach Maidenhead

EMU operations to ramp up by September Great Western Railway has introduced its first Class 387 Electrostar EMUs on services between London Paddington and Maidenhead. A phased transfer of diagrams to EMU operation is planned ahead of full service as

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