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Infrastructure News 132
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The Eden Brows embankment on the Settle-Carlisle line is to be stabilised in a highly engineered repair
TfL releases its initial response to Crossrail 2 consultation
Manchester’s St Peter’s Square goes green as work nears completion
David Higgins recommends an alternative route for HS2 in South Yorkshire

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Rolling Stock news 132
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First glimpse of the new Class 387 EMUs being manufactured for Porterbrook and destined for c2c
Alstom to further maintain Class 180 trains in the UK
First all-electric train runs on Great Western

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East Midlands Trains recognises internal talent
Lawrence Bowman becomes commercial director
Eversholt Rail appoints Andrea Wesson as chief financial officer
Noel Travers moves from Bombardier to Unipart Rail
Jason Wassermann to lead Network Rail Consulting’s Middle East operations
Key account manager to unlock Mechan potential

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Stations News 132
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Artisan crafted terracotta decorations complete the £60m redevelopment of Nottingham station
Liverpool Street station’s Elizabeth line platforms pieced together like a giant jigsaw
Birmingham New Street station continues to delight passengers

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Worldwide news 132
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New York’s MTA begins to roll out mobile ticketing
Alstom consortium to supply ITCS signalling system for Qinghai-Tibet Railway in China
MoU brings the high speed rail link between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur a step closer

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Rail industry reaches out to young people
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Rail industry reaches out to young people
Panasonic expands into the rapidly growing rail market
Virgin Trains beats the airlines to it with ground-breaking new entertainment portal
RAIB draws lessons from 2015 rail accident in London
Darwin goes live at customer information systems around the UK

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Emergency work is completed
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Emergency work is completed between Buxton and Manchester following rain induced landslip
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff wins Network Rail’s Digital Railway contract
£4bn to be ploughed into West Midlands transport infrastructure over next 10 years
Successful upgrades for Hornsey depot ahead of Class 700 introduction
HS2 programme to be extended and cost overruns addressed

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Imeche
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A listing of courses currently available from the IMechE (Unless stated otherwise, all courses are in London)

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Laura Shoaf to lead Transport for West Midlands
Morgan Sindall creates new directorship for rail
Russell Jackson joins AECOM
New general manager for TE Connectivity’s rail unit
Andy Thomas becomes rail route MD for Wales
RSSB appoints technical director

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New fleet of carriages
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New fleet of carriages increases capacity by 42% on South West Trains
Thameslink’s first new 12-carriage train enters passenger service
Freightliner incorporates recycled parts into new wagons for Tarmac

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