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Station supreme

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 03 of Apr, 2006 17:26 BST - (2874 Reads)
Miscellany
The work of Friends of Handforth Station was recognised at the Rail Oscars award ceremony in London on 24 March.

Ticket share-out

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 03 of Apr, 2006 14:23 BST - (3030 Reads)
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The largest information technology contract ever awarded by Britain’s rail industry will allow train operators to divide up the revenue from ticket sales between them more efficiently.

Living railway

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 27 of Mar, 2006 17:47 BST - (2886 Reads)
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Forty years after a rail line was condemned to die by Dr Beeching, it is celebrating a new lease of life.

Network Rail

Author: railwatch - Published At: Sun 26 of Mar, 2006 13:18 BST - (2854 Reads)
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A new not-for profit company called Network Rail is expected to take over Railtrack plc's responsibility for maintaining Britain's railways from July this year.

King's Cross Central

Author: Ray King - Published At: Sat 18 of Mar, 2006 15:22 GMT - (8223 Reads)
An aerial view of St Pancras station, left, which will be the Eurostar terminus from next year with King's Cross station, right, and some of the land (top right) between the two stations which is to be re-developed

Picture: Argent

Fast progress

Author: railwatch - Published At: Fri 17 of Mar, 2006 17:46 GMT - (2488 Reads)
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Picture by Rail Link Engineering, project managers and designers of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link

The long wait

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 13 of Mar, 2006 13:11 GMT - (2378 Reads)
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Britain’s busiest railway line, which usually carries 650,000 people a day, is still closed after a train derailment 47 days ago.

Misguided bus

Author: Ray King - Published At: Sun 05 of Mar, 2006 19:49 GMT - (6042 Reads)
The railway track is still in place and needs only standard remedial work to be of operational standard. This picture was taken at Over in 2003.

Road to ruin

Author: railwatch - Published At: Sat 04 of Mar, 2006 23:39 GMT - (2666 Reads)
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An alliance of 14 national environmental organisations, including the Railway Development Society, is launched today to try to stop the Government taking the road to ruin.

Settle-Carlisle cuts

Author: railwatch - Published At: Sat 04 of Mar, 2006 12:07 GMT - (3137 Reads)
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The only though trains between West Yorkshire and Glasgow are being withdrawn on the orders of the Strategic Rail Authority with the flimsiest excuse.

Art on the line

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 27 of Feb, 2006 10:44 GMT - (2775 Reads)
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Under the station platform canopy at Barnsley Interchange there now lurk various dogs, cats and other animal characters, waiting to surprise and amuse the unwitting passenger.

Alloa progress

Author: railwatch - Published At: Sun 26 of Feb, 2006 17:42 GMT - (2796 Reads)
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An ambitious plan to reopen 13 miles of railway in Scotland took a major step forward on 26 February 2003 in the Scottish Parliament.
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