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  1. JaJaWa

    Stations rebranded to Great British Railways design / Rail Alphabet 2

    As various Northern stations have begun their rebrand to the Great British Railways design / Rail Alphabet 2, we may need a new thread to keep track of this. Examples I've found on Twitter of rebranded platform signs so far are (linked): Appleby Church Fenton Dent (pic) Lazonby & Kirkoswald...
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    Virgin Trains USA no more

    Source: https://thepointsguy.com/news/richard-branson-virgin-trains-usa-brightline-florida-california/
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    East Coast franchise – direct award to LNER until 2025

    LNER will become the longest operator of InterCity East Coast since GNER. GNER: 11½ years National Express East Coast: 2 years East Coast: 5½ years Virgin Trains East Coast: 3 years LNER: 7 years...
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    Heathrow Express freedom pass judicial review – fined for fare evasion

    BTP Paddington:‏ Source: https://twitter.com/BTPPaddington/status/989891479458983937
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    West London Orbital line and Sutton Tram extension added to Mayor’s Transport Strategy

    Two new rail routes have been added to the Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy Available at: https://www.london.gov.uk/moderngov/documents/b16916/Draft Transport Strategy Thursday 08-Mar-2018 10.00 London Assembly Plenary.pdf?T=9 (22MB) Via...
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    China: Shenzhen Tram opens

    POV video of route: https://www.bilibili.com/video/av11744072/ Chinese video host as no YouTube there - recommend viewing on a computer Interesting how slow the driving style is... wonder if it will improve over time. Also note the warning bell and horn usage at intersections. More detail...
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    The deepest underground station in Japan is used by 16 people per day

    This is going viral in Asia... Video of the walk to platform: https://twitter.com/p_gotcha/status/919534550736179200 More information: https://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/10/16/a-video-visit-to-doai-one-of-japans-most-terrifying-train-stations【video】/
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    Crossrail's Elizabeth line to Terminal 5, 22tph to Heathrow, Oyster on HEx agreed

    http://mediacentre.heathrow.com/pressrelease/details/81/Corporate-operational-24/8615
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    DfT and TOCs to trial radical fares overhaul

    DfT and TOCs to trial radical fares overhaul Trials represent breakthrough in persuading ministers to consider revising historic regulations which prevent better value, fairer and simpler tickets http://www.passengertransport.co.uk/2017/01/dft-and-tocs-to-trial-radical-fares-overhaul/...
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    Crossrail livery and interior revealed by TfL

    TfL have shown off the final Crossrail train design today. TfL photos on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tflpress/sets/72157660623297477 TfL video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhMLV4adGIQ Article from London Reconnections...
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    New South Western franchise: Awarded to First/MTR

    Now awarded to First and MTR. Original post below: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/passengers-invited-to-have-their-say-on-south-western-train-franchise
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    Increased mTicket availability in the North East

    http://www.tpexpress.co.uk/tickets-offers/tickets/m-ticket-trial/ These are also available to purchase on the CrossCountry app. I personally like mTickets, hope this is useful for anyone that uses these routes.

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