The Northern line extension opened today

At 5:28am this morning, the first paying passengers caught their first train on the Northern line extension at Battersea.
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Steam locomotive to visit Lancaster, Preston and Carlisle this Tuesday

Railway Preservation
One of the steam locomotives based at Carnforth will pass through Preston and Ribblehead this Tuesday, 21st September 2021.

Going the X’tra mile

Victorian Rail News
Alstom has inked the €300m contract with Victoria’s Department of Transport (DoT) to locally supply 25 six-car X’trapolis trains for Melbourne’s suburban rail network.

What Was East African Airways?

Airline News
Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are all prominent members of the East African Community today.

Rail Freight Action Plan to boost investment and reforms

ACT
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched its Rail Freight Action Plan, outlining a program of work to promote investment in rail and increase rail freight’s modal share.

Return to work for CRL

New Zealand Rail News
City Rail Link expects a rapid and successful return to work at its Auckland construction sites on Wednesday, with strict health and safety protocols operating in line with the New Zeraland Government’s Covid-19 Alert Level 3 announcement.

National ETCS test lab under development

UK
Atkins is developing a National ETCS Test Verification Validation & Integration Laboratory under a 10-year contract awarded by Network Rail as part of plans for the deployment of ERTMS across the network.

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