RAIL 600: Chiltern Railways’ £200m Project Evergreen 3 is announced. Office of Rail Regulation orders Network Rail to cut disruption by a third over next five years.
Elsewhere this year: Tube infrastructure company Metronet collapses. Wrexham Shropshire & Marylebone Railway starts operations. Eastleigh Works re-opens. Conservatives promise HS2 to Leeds.
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