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FCC Class 365 has 'Max Appeal'

FCC Class 365 has 'Max Appeal'

30 July 2014

Recently refreshed Class 365 EMU No. 365533 has been given a new vinyl wrap in support of a charity connected with one of the franchise's drivers.

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Sir Patrick Stewart unveils new GB Railfreight 'footballer' loco

Sir Patrick Stewart unveils new GB Railfreight 'footballer' loco

30 July 2014.

GBRf has revealed a new Class 66/7 locomotive named after Huddersfield Town in a special VIP ceremony involving one of Britain's best loved stars of stage and screen.

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King's Lynn station refurbishment completed

King's Lynn station refurbishment completed

24 July 2014.

First Capital Connect's Norfolk terminus in the town of King's Lynn has been upgraded in heritage style, with the official opening of the refurbished facilities on July 22 being marked by former MP and current presenter of BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo.

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Open Day at Etches Park in September

Open Day at Etches Park in September

23 July 2014.

East Midlands Trains' Derby Etches Park depot will open its doors to the public on September 13 as part of a community rail event to mark the 175th anniversary of the railways in the city.

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Manchester ROC officially opened

Manchester ROC officially opened

22 July 2014.

The first of 12 planned Rail Operating Centres that will control the entire British rail network has opened in Ashburys in Manchester.

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MTR chosen to run Crossrail services

MTR chosen to run Crossrail services

19 July 2014.

TfL has announced that the Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation has won the race to operate the intensive Crossrail service in an eight year contract worth £1.4 billion. Services will begin in 2015 on former Greater Anglia routes, with the full cross-London operation to commence in 2017.

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HM The Queen opens the redeveloped Reading station

HM The Queen opens the redeveloped Reading station

18 July 2014.

One of the key projects in the Great Western electrification scheme and the Crossrail scheme was completed ahead of schedule in mid-July as the transformed Reading station was officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen.

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Four bidders shortlisted to build new Overground Metro EMUs

Four bidders shortlisted to build new Overground Metro EMUs

17 July 2014.

TfL has announced the names of the four bidders shortlisted to build new 'benchmark' trains for devolved railways in London, with the first units due to arrive on new London Overground routes in 2017, while the Gospel Oak to Barking line diesel trains will also be replaced by eight electric trains.

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DBS welcomes approval of plans for rail freight depot at Radlett Aerodrome

DBS welcomes approval of plans for rail freight depot at Radlett Aerodrome

16 July 2014.

Two new rail freight terminal schemes in the UK have been welcomed by the German-owned rail freight and logistics operator DB Schenker.

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Moscow mayor declares Wednesday day of mourning for metro derailment victims

Moscow mayor declares Wednesday day of mourning for metro derailment victims

15 July 2014.

MOSCOW, July 15 (RIA Novosti) – Moscow has declared Wednesday a day of mourning for those who died in Tuesday’s deadly metro train derailment, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said Tuesday.

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