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Historic Signal Cabin Closed
A SIGNAL cabin in use at London Underground’s (LU) Edgware Road station since 1926 closed for good on August 31 when it was replaced by a new signalling system. An extension to the Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling, which is bein
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Refurbished Class 442s sidelined
SOUTH Western Railway (SWR) has temporarily withdrawn its refurbished Class 442 units because of a signal interference issue. The first two of 18 sets to go through a £45million upgrade programme were re-introduced in June, but SWR has now taken th
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Pertinent Paragraphs.
ONE of the longest regular tank-engine workings, in this or in any other country, is that made daily from Whitehaven through to Preston by one of the standard 2-6-4 tanks of the LMS. The train concerned leaves Whitehaven at 11.20am, usually consistin