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Alstrom may need to contract in the UK

Published: 15 November, 2023 | Category: General News | Tags:

The train manufacturer Alstrom is expected to suffer following the cancellation of HS2 in the north of England. Alstrom is also the company to which Evolyn is reported to have entrusted the manufacture of its Channel-ready trains. So it’s bad… Read More >

More competitors for Eurostar: Virgin and Heuro

Published: 15 November, 2023 | Category: General News

Train companies seem to be lining up to break Eurostar’s monopoly on passenger train services through the Channel Tunnel. After reporting on interest from the Spanish company Evolyn, we now learn that Richard Branson’s Virgin may have a go, although… Read More >

The age of the train?

Published: 7 November, 2023 | Category: General News | Tags:

Train services, in particular night trains, were the subject of yesterday’s episode of The Bottom Line, a Radio 4 series fronted by journalist Evan Davis. His guests were: The programme can be found by following this link Why night trains?… Read More >

HS2 and the UK’s attitude to railways

Published: 4 November, 2023 | Category: General News | Tags:

In this opinion piece, the Railway Gazette’s Nick Kingsley regards Rishi Sunak’s decision to abandon the remaining section of HS2 as a kick in the teeth for the industry. It is, says the commentator, “all the more staggering when one… Read More >