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With discussions turning towards easing lockdown
restrictions, RAIL 906 looks at how the railway is set
for a vital role in the post-pandemic economic recovery:



  • Transport projects can lead UK’s recovery 

  • Ten schemes to reverse Beeching closures 

  • £2.7 billion Midlands plan 

  • HS2’s Old Oak Common super-hub station 

  • YOUR chance to name 2,000-tonne HS2 Tunnel Boring Machine

  • Costs and openness of HS2 criticised 

  • Grand Central remains ‘in hibernation’ due to COVID-19

  • £1.6 billion Government bail-out for Transport for London

  • Pacers set for Northern reprieve 

  • Freight returns to Spalding 

  • New-look for Dawlish station 

  • How COVID-19 delays introduction of Merseyrail Class 777s

  • Greater Anglia Class 90s transfer to Freightliner

  • Analysis: the impact of COVID-19 on Southampton’s freight

  • EXCLUSIVE: Former Tranport Select Committee Chairman Lilian Greenwood

  • Behind-the-scenes at Crossrail’s new Canary Wharf station

  • Who can clean-up Manchester’s mess? 

  • The 40th anniversary of the London Transport Museum

  • Vegetation management investigated