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Study launched to use overhead wire equipment as wireless antennas

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A study has been launched into potentially using overhead wires to mount small cells and wireless antennas on.

Accessibility dispensation for ScotRail Class 156

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The Department for Transport has issued a dispensation for trains that needed extra modifications to make them accessible for those with extra mobility needs.

50 proposals submitted to reopen railway lines closed in the Beeching...

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50 bids to build or reopen lines and stations that were closed in the Beeching cuts have been received across England and Wales, Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has announced.

New platforms for Darlington? Government £15m investment means better services for...

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Rail passengers in the North East are set to benefit more frequent and more reliable train services thanks to a £15 million investment by the government.

Rail operators offered agreement suspension to avoid “significant disruption”

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The Department for Transport has announced that it is giving rail franchises the opportunity to transition to an Emergency Measures Agreement.

New start for Northern passengers as Northern Trains Ltd begins operating

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Today marks a new start for rail passengers in the North, as the Government has taken over the operation of the Northern franchise.

£20m funding boost for accessibility at these 124 stations in Britain

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A new government fund, worth £20m, has been announced that will help disabled passengers across Britain to travel on trains more easily.

Transport secretary ‘accelerates progress’ on making UK an accessible transport ‘world...

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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is accelerating progress to make the UK a world leader for accessible travel after a new Government campaign is launched to improve journeys for disabled passengers.

£2.5 million Government investment to see longer trains from CrossCountry

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The Rail Minister has announced that £2.5m is being invested by the Government into improvements to CrossCountry trains, including 20,000 extra seats a week.

West Midlands Trains to invest £20m after poor rail performance

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Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced that West Midlands Trains will have to spend £20 million to improve services after breaching its performance targets.

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BOOK REVIEW: An Encylopedia Of British Bridges

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