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Level crossing cameras to be installed in Anglia

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Cameras are to be installed at 13 level crossings across Anglia. The cameras are to be installed by Network Rail on behalf of Greater Anglia.

Class 47 locomotives to operate timetabled Skipton to Appleby trains this...

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Rail Charter Services Ltd have released details of a dedicated train service on the Settle and Carlisle line this Summer.

WATCH: Rare GBRf European class 66 locomotive convoy

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Friday 12th June saw an all European imported GB Railfreight Class 66 convoy head from Stoke-on-Trent to Doncaster (Longport FD to Hexthorpe Yard)

Features unveiled on Greater Anglia’s new trains

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LED lighting, underfloor heating and anti-trap doors are just three features that have been revealed for Greater Anglia's new commuter trains.

Parts of Wolverhampton’s new Station open to the public

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Phase One of the work on the new Wolverhampton Railway Station has been completed, with passengers allowing to use the new facilities from Monday...

Class 88 locomotive heads on to the East Coast Main Line

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Direct Rail Services has confirmed that one of its Class 88 broke new ground last week when it ran the length of the East Coast Main Line.

Increase in trains means danger to life for public on Western...

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Network Rail is urging the public to take extra care at level crossings in Wales and the Western Region as rail services have increased.

Northern to mark anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing at Manchester Victoria

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Northern Trains Limited (Northern) will be marking three years since the Manchester Arena bombing.

Grand Central pulls red signal on trains to Bradford, Halifax, London...

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Grand Central has confirmed that its current suspension of trains will continue through June as bosses continue to monitor government advice.

Freight train passes TWO Red Signals and damages set of points...

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The Rail Accident Investigation Branch will be investigating an incident where a freight train passed a red signal earlier in May.

Public thanked as train operators report similar passenger numbers on first...

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Transport for the North has thanked travellers for not using the train on the first day of new timetables.

Bank Holiday improvements for the Clacton-on-Sea branch

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Important rail upgrade work will take place on the Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze branch line over the upcoming Late May Bank Holiday weekend.

Coventry train operator releases warning after spate of train graffiti incidents

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West Midlands Railway, along with sister company, London North Western Railwaym has issued a warning that vandals could be risking the health of the public after a spate of graffiti incidents on trains.

Longest tunnel closure since Victorian Times complete to improve journey times

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Work, lasting for 2 weeks, on a Victorian railway tunnel is now complete and will improve journey times for passengers on the West Coast Main Line.

TransPennine Express begins new timetable with more trains – capacity is...

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TransPennine Express have begun operating their new timetable in line with the Government's request to increase the number of train services.

Transport for London steps up train services to keep passengers safe

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Transport for London has increased public transport levels to make journeys as safe as possible for people who have to use trains and buses.

Tim Dunn’s The Architecture: The Railways Built set to explore York...

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The next episode of The Architecture: The Railways Built, with presenter Tim Dunn, explores the history of York railway station, and how it helped change the city forever.

WARNING: Trespass incidents surge in Sussex – including a dog walker...

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A dog walker and someone crossing the tracks with a shopping trolley are just two of the trespass incidents reported to Network Rail since the coronavirus lockdown began.

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