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Improvements at Elstree & Borehamwood Station were celebrated by actress Barbara Windsor ably escorted by a phalanx of Star Wars characters including Darth Vader.

The old forecourt has been transformed making the station easier for stars and commuters alike. Carry-on star Barbara Windsor unveiled a plaque. The station is run by First Capital Connect and enjoys a good relationship with the nearby film studios.

The original movie, Star Wars, despite being set in a galaxy far, far away was largely filmed in Elstree Studios.­

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GE to partner BNSF on battery freight locomotive tests

The programme will see GE Transportation design and build an AC Evolution Series locomotive which will feature an overall energy-management system, including onboard energy storage.

DHL and Latvian Railways to boost Baltic and Nordic connections with China

A memorandum of understanding and cooperation (MUC) has been signed between DHL Global Forwarding...

Re-doubling Aberdeen to Inverurie – halfway there

David Shirres reviews the completion of the first phase of the Aberdeen to Inverness improvement programme.

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