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Transport leaders in north call for 20-year investment plan

MEMBERS of Transport for the North are urging the National Infrastructure Commission to include a 20-year sustained programme of rail improvements for the English north and midlands in the forthcoming Integrated Rail Plan, rather than ‘piecemeal’ upgrades. The Commission is providing evidence to the government as the Plan is prepared. TfN says

Stadler completes new Greater Anglia fleet

THE complete fleet of 58 new Stadler trains for Greater Anglia should be in service by the summer, Stadler has said. All older rolling stock on Greater Anglia’s intercity, regional and rural routes is being displaced by the new fleet, which consists of 38 bi-mode units and 20 electric ones. The

New COVID-19 virucide being used by Govia Thameslink

Photos: Govia Thameslink Railway Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is using a powerful new virucide on trains, stations and staff areas that kills the coronavirus for up to 30 days. The virucide is being used on all the Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express train fleet, along with the stations and staff

New London transport commissioner named

THE new transport commissioner for London has been named as Andy Byford, who will join Transport for London on 29 June. The present commissioner Mike Brown will stay for a handover period until 10 July. Mr Brown will then move on to take up a new posiition overseeing the renovation