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  • Northern's first new train arrives in the UKThe first of Northern’s new 98 trains has arrived in the UK. The diesel train arrived into Royal Portbury Dock, Bristol, by ship from Spain yesterday and will be transported by lorry to Merseyside for finishing work over the next few weeks before it enters testing on the UK rail network.

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  • Stations, civils, trains and NPR links: HS2 lays out key milestones for year aheadHS2 Ltd has set out key milestones for this financial year, including defined goals around rolling stock procurement, the Phase 1 business case and Phase 2b designs, station and retail provision, environmental planning, franchise mobilisation, and plans to link up the high-speed network with...
  • TransCityRail NorthOver 68% of attendees are Director level or above from organisations such as TfN, Network Rail, HS2, major contractors and the supply chain. Evening Dinner Agenda: Network with 650 key decision-makers responsible for procuring and delivering North
  • Digital Railway: From potential to kineticDavid Waboso, managing director of Group Digital Railway, talks to Luana Salles about the importance of striking a balance between new lines and modern technologies to deliver the capacity and efficiency the industry is yearning for. Mark Carne has promised that Digital Railway will represent...
  • Open for Business: Network Rail is breaking down supplier barriersThe Open for Business programme – Network Rail’s response to the Hansford Review – is breaking down barriers in the organisation to ensure suppliers have a greater say in the way projects are run and funded. David Ollerhead, the programme’s director, calls on the industry...
  • Hull Trains: On the horizonThe last 18 years of Hull Trains services have been great, but the future – with its brand-new fleet, better customer service and increased investment – will be even better, says Louise Cheeseman, its new managing director. Hull Trains, a leading open access train operating company...
  • Franchising: Time for change?The recent timetabling chaos up and down the country has underlined that the current rail franchising model is broken – and passengers are paying the price, argues Meg Hillier, chair of the Commons Public Accounts Committee. The recent delays and cancellations on Northern and Govia...
  • UK's railways threaten to buckle as temperatures soarRailways across the country have been marred by delays and cancellations due to railway lines buckling as temperatures are sky-high in the midst of a heatwave hitting the UK this week. During abnormally-high temperatures the steel rails are vulnerable to expand and, if not carefully monitored...
  • The Green Corridor: More than a railwayHS2 will inevitably leave a footprint on the British countryside – but there are extensive plans in place to turn this into an opportunity, not a threat, for the natural environment. Anthony Coumbe, the organisation’s head of environmental construction for Area North, explains. HS2...
  • 'Green corridor' on the way as HS2 looks to revitalise local environmentsNew wildlife habitats, native woodlands, and open community spaces are amongst the proposals from HS2 in an effort to help integrate the high-speed line into its surrounding landscape and environment. Along the vast 216km-long Phase 1 route from London to the north of England, the plans will...
  • Tracking the contribution of logistics to sustainabilityAndreas Johansson, vice president of the engineering & manufacturing sector at DHL, and Manoella Wilbaut, the company’s head of global commercial developments & sustainability, explore ways in which the rail industry can achieve eco-friendly transportation and logistics. The rail...
  • Convention of the North agrees first-ever meeting after weeks of rail chaosAfter weeks of widely-reported disruption and delays across the northern rail network, political and business leaders have met up in Newcastle to agree the first official meeting date for the brand-new Convention of the North, which will seek to represent the region’s views on transport...

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