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ScotRail appoints first female Engineering Director

22nd June 2018

ScotRail has appointed its first female Engineering Director. It has been announced that Syeda Ghufran has been appointed as ScotRail […]

Rail shuttle service returns to the Lakes Line

22nd June 2018

Following calls from Transport for the North for reinstatement of a rail service between Oxenholme and Windermere as soon as […]

Go-Ahead Group appoints Patrick Verwer as CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway

22nd June 2018

The Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG) has today appointed Patrick Verwer, former Managing Director of London Midland Trains, as CEO of […]

Savings and new fares as TfWM launches West Midlands Metro

22nd June 2018

Tram passengers will see lower fares and new ticket packages with the launch of a new era for Metro services. […]

ScotRail train to be named after MND campaigner

22nd June 2018

A ScotRail train is to be named after Gordon Aikman, the late Motor Neurone Disease (MND) campaigner. ScotRail Alliance Managing […]

Just the ticket! Artist uses thousands of recycled train tickets to create iconic portraits

22nd June 2018

British artist Ed Chapman, 47, has spent more than 280 hours creating a series of 10 celebrity portraits using recycled […]

First new state-of-the-art London Overground train unveiled

21st June 2018

The first new, state-of-the-art, British built and designed London Overground train was today (20 June) unveiled by Transport for London […]

Metro funding campaign honoured at national PR awards

21st June 2018

The successful campaign to win funding for new Tyne and Wear Metro trains has been honoured at a national public relations industry […]

Rail companies launch joint plan to boost jobs, services and investment in South East London and Kent’s railway

20th June 2018

South East London and Kent’s rail companies, as well as suppliers and local authorities, have come together today to launch […]

Grand Central rated Britain’s best train company

20th June 2018

Grand Central has once again taken top honours for passenger satisfaction in a national survey of rail users. Transport Focus […]

Local stations upgraded ahead of roll-out of brand new trains

20th June 2018

The ScotRail Alliance has upgraded a number of stations between Glasgow and Edinburgh, ahead of brand new electric trains entering […]

Edinburgh Trams supports Royal Highland Show

20th June 2018

Celebrating its 178th year, The Royal Highland Show is one of Scotland’s most iconic events, showcasing the very best of […]