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For further information, please contact: The Rail Alliance Tel: 01789 720 026 Email: info@railalliance.co.uk Web: www.railalliance.co.uk

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Ian Galbraith to head up Mott MacDonald’s eastern operations
François Gauthey appointed Eurotunnel deputy CEO
Chris Carson to drive metro performance
New partner in transport law practice
Siemens MD becomes industry chair of RSG
New technical director for RSSB

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Elizabeth line
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Elizabeth line stations to reflect the unique architecture of their surroundings
Local campaign leads to reopening of Lea Bridge station
Acton Main Line station rebuild gets the green light

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Infrastructure news
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Cumbrian Coast Line defences bolstered with 15,000 tonne ‘rock armour’
Cable theft chaos
Reinstatement of Liverpool’s Halton Curve gets the green light
Electrification of the railway enters next crucial stage in the Swindon area
Alstom and Amey win £90m contracts for signalling and power supply on London to Reading line
Signs and road studs to stop cars straying onto tram tracks
New trains for c2c three years ahead of schedule
Phase three of £12m Moorfields station refurbishment begins

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Industry News 129
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Victorian rail history comes to light during demolition work for the Belfast Hub
ORR reveals priorities for road and rail for the coming year
RSSB seeks entries for £4m innovation funding competition for TOCs
EU funded research points out ways to proof rail against terror attack
Virgin Trains unveils tactile station maps for the visually impaired

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Malcolm Dobell takes up strategic role
New head of drivers for South West Trains
Engineering appointment at Abellio Greater Anglia
Mike Grimsey moves to GHD
Tube upgrade chief to spearhead digital railway
Tube upgrade chief to spearhead digital railway

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Environment news
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Midland Main Line electrification programme pioneers innovative species management
Rare butterfly gets a new railway home
Go-Ahead identified as top performer for sustainability

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Worldwide News Issue 129 a
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World’s longest train tunnel to go on veiw before services commence
Transnet delivers customised passenger coaches to Botswana
Eurotunnel regains its unique status and freedom from national control
Ontario partners with Thales Canada on $80m rail signalling solutions project

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This listing represents a selection of the events about which we have been notified. It is strongly recommended that direct contact should be made with the individual organiser responsible for each event before booking places or making travel and accommodation reservations. Cancellations and other last-minute alterations are liable to occur.

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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) 5 July Introduction to rolling stock Provides a basic understanding of the role of traction and rolling stock within the context of railway systems as a whole. 6 July Traction and braking Principles

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