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New Year’s Honours List recognises Network Rail employees

Three Network Rail employees have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list 2020, published on 30 December.
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HS2 celebrates end of successful 2020 with new images showing forward progress on Europe’s biggest infrastructure project

UK
The images show the extent to which work has progressed at some of the project’s biggest sites on the route between London and the West Midlands.

Grade II-listed Station Hall to undergo £500,000 refurbishment

UK
The National Railway Museum’s Station Hall is set to receive a £500,000 refurbishment, thanks to the Friends of the National Railway Museum.

HS2 freight deliveries to a town without a railway station

UK
The first freight rail trains for HS2’s construction site in Buckinghamshire have started delivering aggregate to support the construction of a temporary railhead at the town of Calvert.

170 people prosecuted for not wearing a face mask on London transport

UK
So far, since the regulations came into effect about wearing a face covering on public transport, 170 people have been prosecuted in court for non-compliance.

Prototype Profile: Espee’s 100-plus C44-9Ws

Model Railways
Among Southern Pacific’s (SP) last new motive power acquisitions was a collection of 101 examples of General Electric’s (GE) C44-9W.

Policy: Passenger rail in the age of coronavirus

Coronavirus Transport News
The rail sector continues to grapple with the implications of a drastic drop in ridership and the need to deploy extensive Covid-19 mitigation measures.

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