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Chris Gibb - Articles and news items

Improving overhead line reliability on the West Coast Main Line

Rail industry news / 10 October 2013 /

Network Rail is delivering a major investment programme to reduce delays caused by overhead line failures…

Major improvement work for the West Coast Main line at Watford

Rail industry news / 30 July 2013 /

Major improvement work on the West Coast Main Line at Watford will get underway in 2014…

Major investment to improve West Coast rail performance

Rail industry news / 24 June 2013 /

Network Rail revealed details of a series of projects, worth nearly £40m…

Cable theft slashed on SmartWater-protected rail line

Rail industry news / 2 December 2011 /

Theft of trackside cable on a key national rail route has been slashed by more than 20 per cent…

New Alstom Pendolino train to enter service with Virgin Trains next week

Rail industry news / 14 July 2011 /

A new 125mph Pendolino train, which will enter service next week, has been formally handed over to Virgin Trains…

Virgin Trains celebrates 250 million passengers as satisfaction figures hit record levels

Rail industry news / 26 January 2011 /

Virgin Trains has celebrated carrying 250 million passengers on its West Coast services by handing out free rail travel to 26 lucky passengers….