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Relieving Castlefield

Author: Phil Smart - Published At: Tue 07 of Apr, 2020 11:40 BST - (3769 Reads)
Freight
The Castlefield Corridor – a great opportunity for freight, and a way to enable reliable passenger services across Manchester. A Trafford Park to Southampton Western Docks freight train approaches Platform 13 at Manchester Piccadilly. To the left is the rear of a train to Trafford Park from London Gateway. Without these two trains, four more passenger trains could cross Manchester every hour.

Rail revival

Author: Ray King - Published At: Mon 29 of Mar, 2004 14:18 BST - (4695 Reads)
Freight
There is now a rail solution for the Luton-Dunstable line rather than the misguided idea of converting it to a busway.

125mph standard

Author: Ray King - Published At: Mon 01 of Mar, 2004 13:56 GMT - (10586 Reads)
Freight
New trains will boost the number of seats on offer this year on the Midland main line from London St Pancras to Luton, bedford, Wellingborough, Kettering, Market Harborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Leeds

Light relief

Author: Ray King - Published At: Thu 26 of Feb, 2004 10:46 GMT - (9529 Reads)
Freight
The Docklands light railway is to be extended across the River Thames to link with the National Rail network at Woolwich. But a main line rail link would have been better.

East-West

Author: Ray King - Published At: Sun 25 of Jan, 2004 21:41 GMT - (10295 Reads)
Freight
Leisure becomes a threat to essential rail link

Railway winner

Author: Ray King - Published At: Sun 25 of Jan, 2004 17:27 GMT - (4842 Reads)
Freight
A preserved railway has been named the Railway of the Year in a tourist guide.

Rail pioneers

Author: Ray King - Published At: Sat 24 of Jan, 2004 17:59 GMT - (4505 Reads)
Freight
Supermarkets are beginning to switch freight from road to rail.

Danes in Kent

Author: Ray King - Published At: Fri 09 of Jan, 2004 11:28 GMT - (9493 Reads)
Freight
High-speed rail services in Kent could in future be run by Danish State Railways.

Rail to rescue

Author: Ray King - Published At: Thu 08 of Jan, 2004 11:27 GMT - (3660 Reads)
Freight
A new light rail system should bring some relief to the polluted city of Houston, Texas.

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