Avanti West Coast offer greater flexibility over Christmas Period

Train operator Avanti West Coast has announced that it is withdrawing Peak Travel restrictions during the festive season.

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450 new train services on Melbourne’s new timetable

Victorian Rail News
An extra 450 weekly train services will be added to timetables in Melbourne in Victoria in a shake-up being hailed as biggest change since the creation of the City Loop.

Leighton Buzzard Railway gives green light for 2020 Santa Steam Trains

Railway Preservation
The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced good news with plans to operate their 2020 Santa Steam Specials.

This week in RailFreight Live

Railway Publications
This week in RailFreight Live, we discuss the penalties on operating noisy trains in Germany. We talk about the UK’s Autumn Spending Review and the place of rail in this. And, we broadcast part a short documentary on the growing role of Ukraine as a transit country.

Infrastructure Slope Protection Prevents Earthwork Failure

Resilient Infrastructure Slope Protection to Prevent Earthwork Failures Railway systems commonly face a range of technical challenges when it comes to managing earthworks assets.

Save the date – LNER launches first calendar celebrating stations and destinations for 2021

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has launched a limited edition calendar for the very first time, giving people the opportunity to display stunning images from the East Coast route in their own home.

Royal Wolf 48ft Curtain Sider

Gunzelling Reports
In 2018 Royal Wolf introduced some new 48ft curtain siders in the 919 series.

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