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Chester customers set to benefit from new direct Leeds service

18th April 2019

Photo credit: Tupungato / Northern is set to introduce a new service between Chester and Leeds as part of […]

ScotRail Alliance committed to Fife improvements

18th April 2019

ScotRail Alliance Managing Director Alex Hynes met with elected members from Fife Council this week to outline plans to improve […]

Eurostar mobile tickets can now be saved on Google Pay

17th April 2019

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering travellers a new way to organize […]

Over £1m recovered from ticketless rail travellers in the past year

16th April 2019

Over £1m of revenue has been recovered from ticketless rail travellers using London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway services […]

Greater Anglia and NCP roll-out Automatic Number Plate Recognition at 20 rail station car parks

16th April 2019

Greater Anglia and NCP, the UK’s largest parking retailer and operator, have rolled out Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology […]

Edinburgh’s Tramway raises £6,500 for local charity

15th April 2019

Employees of the city’s tramway raised the money for MS Therapy Centre Lothian during a series of fundraising events, with […]

RoSPA Gold Award for West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

15th April 2019

A Gold Award for health and safety practices has been presented to West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway. The […]

Tackling Mental Health at Transport for Wales

15th April 2019

Transport for Wales have demonstrated their commitment to tackling the stigma around mental health issues in the work place by […]

Independent recognition for South Western Railway’s customer service training

12th April 2019

South Western Railway’s Customer Experience Training team receives recognition for its training programmes by the prestigious Institute of Customer Service. […]

Greater Anglia performance amongst best of last 20 years

12th April 2019

Punctuality on parts of the Greater Anglia network last month was amongst the best of the last two decades, with […]

Southeastern begins discussions to extend franchise

11th April 2019

Department for Transport has started discussions with Southeastern about an extension of the current franchise, to allow more time to […]

ScotRail Alliance raises record £130,000 for Scottish Poppy Appeal

11th April 2019

The ScotRail Alliance raised £130,000 for the 2018 Scottish Poppy Appeal – up 25 per cent, breaking the previous record […]

More seats, services and state-of-the-art trains for passengers on new East Midlands railway

10th April 2019

Photo credit: Magdanatka / Abellio has today (10 April 2019) been announced as the successful bidder to operate the East Midlands Railway franchise, […]

Chiltern Railways roll out LED lighting across their route

9th April 2019

Chiltern Railways are celebrating the roll out of LED lights across their stations. The rail operator’s bright idea should reduce […]

ScotRail Alliance raises £200,000 for MND Scotland as it enters third year of partnership

9th April 2019

ScotRail Alliance customers and employees have raised almost £200,000 for the fight against Motor Neurone Disease – smashing the three-year […]

Rail stations in Kent and south east London to benefit from £300 million Access for All funding

8th April 2019

Funding aims to make travel easier for passengers with reduced mobility, as well as people with children and pushchairs, heavy […]

Nexus to carry out track replacement work in Gateshead

8th April 2019

Nexus, the public body which runs the Tyne and Wear Metro, is to carry out a major programme of track […]

Virgin Trains flies the flag for Coventry

8th April 2019

Virgin Trains has named one of its trains after one of Coventry’s most famous historic icons in celebration of its […]

Rochford and Billericay rail stations updated with easier access and improved waiting rooms

8th April 2019

Rail passengers using Billericay and Rochford rail stations are benefiting from better access and refurbished waiting rooms, thanks to an […]

Introducing sunflower lanyards to help LNER customers with hidden disabilities

5th April 2019

Sunflower lanyards are now available to customers who may need extra help at LNER stations or on LNER trains. If […]

Performance boost for Scotrail customers

5th April 2019

Customers in the east of the country benefited from the best week of performance since September last year as ScotRail’s […]

Hull Trains secures additional High Speed Train (HST) to bolster reliability

5th April 2019

Hull Trains has secured the loan of an additional Intercity 125 High Speed Train (HST) from Great Western Railway (GWR). […]