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  • ScotRail fails customers not on its main routeI AM genuinely pleased that John Macnab (Letters, August 29) is enjoying travelling on the new electrified services between Glasgow and Edinburgh, but I wonder if he would be happy with the serious overcrowding I have experienced on recent Glasgow-Stirling-Dundee services, where passengers have either been left on the platform or have faced conditions that would raise concerns if applied to livestock.

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  • Diversity will help fill the gap at HS2Mark Lomas, head of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) at HS2 Ltd, details what his team is doing to ensure diversity is present at every step of the recruitment process and beyond, all the way down the supply chain. For years, there has been a stop-start approach to major infrastructure...
  • Going global: an interview with Network Rail's Leevan FinneyRTM’s Jack Donnelly sat down with one of the leading minds behind Network Rail’s most advanced and innovative rail maintenance technology so far. Director of fleet and engineering Leevan Finney (pictured) talks about the project, the impact it will have, and how it signals the way...
  • Latest set of electric trains introduced by ScotRailScotRail’s latest trains have hit the tracks this week with the second introduction of its Hitachi Class 385 Express electric vehicle. As part of the £475m rolling stock investment from ScotRail, the extra two trains introduced on Monday meant that more than 25% of services on the...
  • Nexus lacked 'effective safe system of work' during near-miss on Metro line, RAIB findsProcedures from passenger transport executive Nexus “did not assist with the creation of an effective safe system of work,” the RAIB has said in an investigation released after two track workers narrowly avoided being struck by a Tyne and Wear Metro train in February. In its...
  • Network Rail completes major upgrades Norwich to London mainlineEngineers at Network Rail have completed improvements on the Norwich to London mainline over the three-day bank holiday as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan. Amongst the improvements are the completion of the 120m track, one set of points, one new buffer stop, and 1,200 tons of ballast that were...

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