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Rail electrification to be completed within 60 years of end of steam

Railtrack has announced that the electrification of the Midland Mainline and the TransPennine Express lines will begin again, less than half a century after the last scheduled steam train was withdrawn from service in 1968.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2015
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Train operator denies third-class plan

‘We have never petitioned anyone to introduce further classes of travel on our routes’, a FirstGroup spokesman said.

‘For starters, with first class taking up so much room on our rolling stock, despite limited take-up, where would we put it?

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2012
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