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Northumberland unveils £3.5m rail project to bring back passenger services exit_to_app

February 5, 2019

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A county council has unveiled a new plan to reintroduce direct trains between Newcastle and south-east Northumberland, bringing back passenger services to a current freight line in a £3.5m investment.

Vivarail unveils plans to build new hydrogen trains exit_to_app

February 5, 2019

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Train manufacturer Vivarail has unveiled their new plans for hydrogen trains, revealing new designs and visuals for their emissions-free rolling stock. The modular hydrogen train is currently in production, with two motor cars powered by batteries and instead of a diesel genset, the train will have two carriages housing fuel cells and hydrogen tanks – following the design of the Transport for Wales fleet.

Old Oak Common to be UK’s best-connected rail interchange as HS2 reveals new station designs exit_to_app

February 5, 2019

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HS2 Ltd has unveiled its plans for the Old Oak Common station, releasing designs for the new “landmark piece of architecture” including high-speed platforms located underground.

New Hitachi rolling stock unveiled by Hull Trains as part of £60m investment exit_to_app

February 4, 2019

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Hull Trains has unveiled its new fleet of hi-tech Hitachi trains which will replace its current ageing fleet of Class 180s in 2019 as part of a £60m investment. The train operator has given a first glimpse of the new rolling stock which comes with increased seating capacity, enhanced interiors, and faster speeds – with the trains based on Japanese bullet train technology.

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