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Freight Through Nuneaton

Nuneaton is where freight trains between Felixstowe and the North West and the West of Scotland,  join and leave the West Coast Main Line (WCML). 427 more words


This week in Annandale 15/02/2016

The Good:

Beattock Station Action Group are refocusing their strategy now that the indepedent pre-appraisal study is being carried out. This is now ‘in the system’ so hoping that the outcome supports improved transport provision and the re-opening of the Station on the West Coast Main Line. 538 more words

Council Matters

Trains via Milton Keynes affected by Leighton Buzzard landslip

Virgin Trains, London Midland and Southern services via Milton Keynes have been affected by a landslip near Leighton Buzzard.

2,200 tonnes of debris was generated and lineside equipment was damaged after an area of 35 metres of land beneath the London-bound slow line near Leighton Buzzard station slipped on Saturday (30/01).  121 more words


Ten rail capacity solutions that don’t cost the earth

  • Introduce more flexible pricing to flatten the peak. Passengers would have greater financial incentives to travel during the ‘shoulders’ of the peak, or indeed off-peak, thereby making more efficient use of existing infrastructure and rolling stock.
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Virgin HSTs

Hornby Virgin Pendolino and Virgin intercity 125 on main lines, whilst Hitachi Class 395 Blue Rapier lies in the siding. Also British Railways Intercity 225 can be seen, this unit is currently being repaired. 8 more words

British Railways