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Chiltern route sees passenger capacity upgrades

Chiltern route sees passenger capacity upgrades

13 May 2014

Network Rail commences platform lengthening at five locations to help deliver longer trains and extra capacity for Chiltern Railways passengers.

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GBRf orders 18 triple-platform Ecofret sets

GBRf orders 18 triple-platform Ecofret sets

13 May 2014.

The Europorte-owned rail freight operator plans to improves service with a large investment in innovative wagons from VTG Rail UK.

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£7 million upgrade for Colchester station

£7 million upgrade for Colchester station

13 May 2014.

Network Rail project aims to give Abellio Greater Anglia passengers more reliable journeys on the Great Eastern Main Line.

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Gatwick Express celebrates 30 years

Gatwick Express celebrates 30 years

12 May 2014.

The longest running dedicated airport service in the world – Gatwick Express – has commemorated its 30th anniversary.

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Longannet coal win for DBS

Longannet coal win for DBS

7 May 2014.

Ten years' experience of reliably transporting coal across Central Scotland was a key factor in DB Schenker Rail UK Ltd being awarded a new contract by ScottishPower to supply its Longannet Power Station.

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ScotRail to run Scottish Cup Final 'Footexes' on May 17

ScotRail to run Scottish Cup Final 'Footexes' on May 17

23 April 2014.

Six football trains have been confirmed by the Scottish rail operator to convey St Johnstone and Dundee United fans to Celtic Park, despite engineering work by Network Rail on the usual route.

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Eurostar sees strong growth in first quarter of 2014

Eurostar sees strong growth in first quarter of 2014

23 April 2014.

Sales revenues are up 7% year-on-year to £227 million while passenger numbers grow 3% to 2.3 million as continuing economic stability and benign winter weather encourage people to travel.

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Second World War midget sub honoured by EMT

Second World War midget sub honoured by EMT

20 April 2014.

A Lincolnshire Class 153 DMU – part of the East Midland's Trains fleet – is named after locally built X-Craft Midget submarine X24 Expeditious.

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Abellio GEML contract extended until 2016

Abellio GEML contract extended until 2016

16 April 2014.

The Goverment and the Greater Anglia franchise promise better services for passengers, including more services and better-equipped trains.

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East Coast Class 800 IEP deal sealed

East Coast Class 800 IEP deal sealed

16 April 2014.

The Government confirms a £2.7 billion deal to build nearly 500 new state-of-the-art carriages to boost passenger services between London and Scotland.

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