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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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Industry News Issue 126
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PAC report into the sale of Eurostar casts doubt on case for HS2
Call goes out to gather evidence for an assessment of UK’s future infrastructure needs
Passenger satisfaction highest for 2 years
King’s Cross sells for £371m
Help in a crisis
Smart wall first at Harrogate
UITP forms North America ties

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Rolling Stock News Issue 126
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London Underground issues invitation to tender for the design and build of a new generation of deep level trains
Spanish manufacturer CAF is to supply new rolling stock to new Northern rail franchise
Shortlist of bidders for the manufacture of Merseyrail’s new trains is published#
c2c lengthens peak evening trains ahead of delivery of new rolling stock

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Stations News Issue 126 a
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Glasgow Queen Street station rebuild goes out to tender
Major upgrade of Bank Tube station given the green light
New Coventry and Nuneaton stations open
Customer information upgrade completed across Greater Anglia
Waterloo leads as Europe’s busiest station
Leeds station southern entrance completed

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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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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. The editor and publishers of RAILWAY STRATEGIES are not responsible for any loss or inconvenience suffered by readers in connection with this guide to events.

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ORR appoints interim CEO
South West Trains MD to become Stagecoach Group boss
Alex Hayes to stay with the Northern franchise under Arriva
Susan Cooklin to head up Network Rail’s route services
Leo Goodwin to be MD of new TransPennine Express franchise
RDG confirms Elizabeth de Jong as director of policy

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Infrastructure news Issue 126
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Weather takes out a section of Kent’s coastal railway
The new Borough Viaduct is brought into operation
Further damage plagues repair work on the Lamington Viaduct
Major engineering works planned for Glasgow’s Queen Street tunnel
New advanced engineering techniques improve delivery of Christmas engineering programme
200 tonnes of trees, soil and debris damage line at Barnehurst
£17m earmarked for refurbishing iconic Cheshire bridges
Delhi metro turns to Thales
HS2 railway systems design gets under way
Edinburgh Trams exceeds expectations

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Infrastructure News Issue 125
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Metrolink begins running to Manchester’s new Exchange Square Trams have now begun running into Exchange Square in the heart of Manchester shopping and leisure district, marking the completion of the first stage of the £165m Metrolink Second City Crossing. Construction work started on the 0.6k stretch of line between Victoria

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Industry News Issue 125
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Network Rail to spend £4.1m improving reliability around London Bridge and Victoria rather than pay fine Office of Road and Rail (ORR) has agreed that Network Rail should invest £4.1m to improve journeys on routes into London Bridge and London Victoria. The so called Rail Reparation Fund replaces the £2m

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