RAIL 300: An exclusive investigation into the shocking state of the main line near Teignmouth. National Express orders a fleet of 38 EMUs for ScotRail.
Elsewhere this year: Virgin launches its privatised rail companies. Final BR passenger trains run. Railtrack and Virgin sign a £2.1bn deal to modernise the West Coast Main Line. Seven people die in a rail crash at Southall.
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