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Apprentice power for new railways

Apprentice power for new railways
The government has announced backing for 30,000 new apprenticeships to keep pace with demand.

Plummer to head RDG

Plummer to head RDG

Paul Plummer is to succeed Michael Roberts as the chief executive of the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) and the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC).
Deutsche Bahn using virtual reality to plug skills

Deutsche Bahn using virtual reality to plug skills

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is redoubling efforts to persuade young people to join the railway.
NTAR - Setting the standard

NTAR - Setting the standard

A training academy which sees itself playing a pivotal role in finally grasping the rail industry’s skills challenge is set to open in October.

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Text 'STREET' To '70007' Today!!

Text 'STREET' To '70007' Today!!

Thousands of children still sleep on the streets because they're too affraid to go home...
First Thameslink Class 700 arrives in the UK

First Thameslink Class 700 arrives in the UK

The first Class 700 Desiro City train for Thameslink has arrived in the UK for testing.
Backing Eurotunnel

Backing Eurotunnel

The cross-London tunnel section of the Thameslink route is planned for closure from September 2004 to March 2005 to permit the construction of...

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Putney station on track

Putney station on track

Putney Station is one of the busiest suburban commuter stations in London, with 18 trains per hour passing through it at off-peak times alone.
Thameslink: Next stop London Bridge!

Thameslink: Next stop London Bridge!

Last spring, the rail engineer gave an update on the progress of the challenging £5.5 billion scheme to improve the Thameslink route through the heart of London from Bedford to Brighton.
The speed of light

The speed of light

The logistical impact of more night working can often be onerous, particular when activities are very localised or of a short duration. Getting sites lit can eat into valuable possession time...

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