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New toilet refurbishment planned for Water-loo station

Passengers using London Waterloo station are set to benefit from new and improved toilet facilities as part of a wider programme of work to improve passenger experience. The project will involve creating a balanced number …

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The transformational Elizabeth line clocks more than one hundred million passenger journeys

More customers than expected have taken advantage of capital's newest transport link since opening in May 2022 The Elizabeth line, which stretches from Reading and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the …

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HS2 celebrates as longest tunnels reach halfway point under the Chilterns

HS2 Ltd confirmed that ‘Florence’ and ‘Cecilia’, the two giant tunnelling machines excavating the high speed rail project’s longest tunnels, have passed the halfway point on their 10 mile journey under the Chilterns. The enormous 2,000 …

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163 vehicles: the latest metro generation for Hamburg is complete

Alstom moves Hamburg: With the fourth generation of the Metro, we are supporting the Hamburger Hochbahn AG to transport 1.2 million people a day safely, quickly and sustainably across this iconic city. The last of a …

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HS2 completes foundation work for UK’s longest railway bridge

The last of 292 concrete piles that will form the foundations for the UK’s longest railway bridge were installed this week at the site of HS2’s Colne Valley Viaduct, marking a successful end to the …

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Alstom wins contract for the mid-life modernisation of 34 metro trains in Copenhagen, Denmark

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has been awarded a contract valued at circa 30 million euro with Metroselskabet for the mid-life fleet modernisation of the M1 and M2 metro trains in Copenhagen, …

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GWR to provide more than 60 trains for Wales’ opening Six Nations fixture

More than 60 Great Western Railway trains will serve Cardiff on Saturday for Wales’ Six Nations opener against Ireland, providing nearly 30,000 seats. The train operator expects to run a normal Saturday timetable following Friday’s industrial …

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Time-lapse and drone shots show Banbury train depot upgrade

New railway sidings have been opened on the Chiltern main line to keep passengers moving during construction of Britain’s new zero carbon, high-speed railway, HS2.  The first trains used the new tracks on Saturday (28 January) …

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ÖBB Rail Cargo Group achieves "B" rating in significant environmental ranking

“Carbon Disclosure Project" ranking upgrades RCG from C to B rating Improvement in one of the world's most important ratings RCG is the sustainable logistics backbone of the European economy ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) significantly …

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First brand new Transport for Wales trains unveiled

The first of Transport for Wales’ (TfW) brand new £800m fleet of trains was officially launched by Lesley Griffiths MS at a ceremony in North Wales yesterday (26 January). Built in Wales by leading train manufacturer …

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