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Abellio Awarded East Midlands Franchise
A DECISION by the Department for Transport (DfT) to award the East Midlands rail franchise to Abellio in the face of the disqualification of incumbent Stagecoach could have far reaching effects on rail franchising. The decision could lead to the Vi
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Summer Reopening Plan For Damaged Conwy Valley Line
WORK is underway to repair the Conwy Valley Line in North Wales after flooding washed away significant sections of the line for the second time in three years. The damage occurred on March 16 when Storm Gareth caused water levels to rise and wash a
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‘Caley’ Tank Ups And Downs: It’s A Success In Swanage But Fails At North Norfolk
CALEDONIAN Railway 0-4-4T No. 419 suffered mixed fortunes during late-March/early-April, having proved a big hit at the Swanage Railway’s March 29-31 Spring Steam Up, but missing out on much of the North Norfolk Railway’s gala the following weekend.