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Concern Grows As Crossrail May Not Open Until 2021
SUGGESTIONS that Crossrail – the Elizabeth Line – may be delayed opening in full under central London are the latest threat to the £17.6billion project. Part of the line is running in both east and west London, but an announcement in January sugges
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May 18 For Last Timetabled HSTs From Paddington
MAY 18 will see the final timetabled HST leave from London Paddington. GWR says the 18.30 to Taunton will be a reservation-only service because demand is expected to be high. In addition, the service will be extended to Exeter St David’s. GWR has
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City Of Truro Final, Final Thoughts?
A Practice & Performance Extra article in The RM August 2015 threw new light on the location where Charles Rous-Marten claimed to have recorded a quarter mile in 8.8secs (effectively 102.3mph) by City of Truro with the ‘Ocean Mails’ special. In essen