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Skegness and Lincoln services resume after major resignalling work

Skegness and Lincoln services resume after major resignalling work

12 August 2013

Train services to two major Lincolnshire destinations are back in operation following the completion of a key component of the Nottingham resignalling project.

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Wires to Windermere

10 August 2013.

The Government wants to create an all-electric route for trains serving the Lake District, revealing a £16 million project to provide OHLE for the 10-mile Windermere route.

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Willesden Junction benefits from £750,000 upgrade project

Willesden Junction benefits from £750,000 upgrade project

7 August 2013.

Funded by Network Rail, TfL and a number of London boroughs, a major station refurbishment project at Willesden Junction station in North London has created a safer environment with improved transport links.

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HS2 benefits not confined to high speed passengers

HS2 benefits not confined to high speed passengers

6 August 2013.

The domestic high speed line from London to Birmingham and points north will have positive effects across the UK's rail network, according to a Network Rail study.

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Crossrail's Tottenham Court Road transport hub takes shape

Crossrail's Tottenham Court Road transport hub takes shape

4 August 2013.

With work on the Crossrail stations now 60% finished with one third of tunnels completed, new images reveal the progress of construction of the £1 billion redevelopment of Tottenham Court Road station.

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Record rail use in the UK

3 August 2013.

Rail travel in Britain reaches record levels according to new statisics from the ORR, with a total of 1.23 billion journeys taken during the period 2011-12.

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New factory train will slash GWML electrification schedule

New factory train will slash GWML electrification schedule

3 August 2013.

A groundbreaking factory train currently under construction by Windhoff in Germany is set to cut years off the timescale for the upcoming Great Western electrification project.

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Grade II listing for 26 NR signal boxes

Grade II listing for 26 NR signal boxes

2 August 2013.

Many classic examples of England's remaining railway signalling heritage have been recognised in a move by the Government which has seen a large number of boxes all over the country listed.

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GBRf marks 750th trainload of Crossrail spoil

1 August 2013.

The Europorte UK rail freight subsidiary celebrated a major milestone in its contract to move excavated material for Crossrail contractor BFK.

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Class 313 ERTMS test bed enters service

Class 313 ERTMS test bed enters service

1 August 2013.

Network Rail’s newest train, a former passenger carrying dual voltage EMU now fitted out with European Rail Traffic Management System equipment, takes to the rails.

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