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BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling informed the House of Commons on February 5 that the Department for Transport (DfT) is making contingency plans to take over…
THE first 200km/h Inter-city Express Programme (IEP) bi-mode trains being supplied by Agility Trains consortium, which includes Hitachi Rail Europe, entered service with Great Western Railway (GWR) on the London…
BRITAIN's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has approved applications by Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC) and First Group to operate additional long-distance passenger services on the East Coast Main…
BRITAIN's infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has issued a request to participate in a tender worth between £35m and £55m for the design, supply, delivery, commissioning and support and maintenance…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has cast doubt over plans for more open-access inter-city passenger services on the East Coast Main Line (ECML), claiming there may be insufficient capacity…
BRITISH train and bus operator, First Group, has applied to the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) to operate a new open-access service of five trains per day between London King's…
VIRGIN Trains East Coast (VTEC) took over operation of long-distance services from London King's Cross to Leeds, northeast England and Scotland on March 1.
The project to develop a new-generation long-distance train for Britain has suffered a lengthy gestation but with production facilities, depots and the first trains taking shape, the Intercity Express Programme…

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