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“Astonishing success” for Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway half way through year

20th August 2018

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is now firmly placed as one of the leading visitor attractions in the Cotswolds. To […]

Greater Anglia’s free water fountains are up for an award for reducing plastic waste

20th August 2018

The installation of free water fountains at Greater Anglia rail stations has been shortlisted for ‘Idea of the Year 2018’. […]

Greater Anglia invites local communities to get involved with local rail station improvements

19th August 2018

Greater Anglia is appealing for community volunteers to get involved with their local rail stations to help drive improvements and […]

Life-saving defibrillator unveiled at Princes Risborough station 

19th August 2018

The Rural Community Defibrillator Group (RCDG), Princes Risborough Town Council and Lloyd Latchford (a local business), unveiled a defibrillator situated […]

Further changes to services at Derby as first time lapse footage of upgrade work is released

16th August 2018

Customers travelling between Derby and Matlock are being urged to plan ahead as further changes to services are introduced from […]

West Midlands Railway launches Bromsgrove personal travel planning pilot

16th August 2018

West Midlands Railway has launched a personal travel planning pilot scheme in Bromsgrove, aimed at helping passengers make the most […]

All aboard the William Shakespeare train

16th August 2018

People travelling by train this summer may well have caught a glimpse of Grand Central’s William Shakespeare train – in […]

A new look for Newquay

16th August 2018

GWR paints the town’s station in rainbow colours to support Cornwall Pride GWR will give Newquay station a new-look to […]

Staplehurst station car park set for £1.1 million expansion and upgrade

15th August 2018

Southeastern is investing to expand and upgrade the car park at Staplehurst station. Work will include the creation of around 300 extra car […]

Bittern Line Community Rail Partnership celebrates 21st anniversary

15th August 2018

An organisation which helps promote one of Norfolk’s rural railway lines is celebrating its 21st anniversary. This year, the Bittern […]

Nexus wins a Ministry of Defence award for its commitment to former Forces personnel

15th August 2018

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has scooped an award for its ongoing […]

Greater Anglia invests more than £1m in improving stations

13th August 2018

Greater Anglia has invested more than £1m painting more than 70 stations across its network. Stations including Norwich, Lowestoft, Chelmsford, […]

ScotRail to keep people moving during improvement works

10th August 2018

ScotRail will keep its customers moving during upcoming improvement works in Lanarkshire. Over the coming weeks, engineers from Network Rail […]

New artwork adorns Prittlewell station

9th August 2018

Youngsters from Figure of Eight education, an organisation which helps vulnerable children by offering an alternative education programme, have created […]

ScotRail announces £4million front-line recruitment drive

8th August 2018

Recruitment comes as ScotRail prepares to deliver faster journeys, more seats, and better services. ScotRail has confirmed a £4million front-line […]

Public to have their say on the future of city centre transport

8th August 2018

Transport bosses and city council leaders are calling on the public to help them shape the future of transport in […]

Virgin Trains Customers set to benefit from new transport partnership in the West Midlands

8th August 2018

Virgin Trains, West Midlands Rail Executive and Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) have signed a new partnership deal pledging to […]

Bucket and spade trains return to Essex this summer

8th August 2018

Bargain tickets are now on sale for special train rides to the Essex Coast later this month, with fun on […]

£30 million investment in revamp for 112 of Southeastern’s trains to improve passenger experience

7th August 2018

Southeastern has completed a three year revamp project that will benefit more than 600,000 commuters.  Southeastern has completed its £30 […]

West Midlands Railway staff run for organ donation

7th August 2018

West Midlands Railway staff have joined transplant recipients, donors and other supporters to run in celebration of organ donation. The […]

Metro features in the Great Exhibition of the North

7th August 2018

The Tyne and Wear Metro is being showcased all this week at the Great Exhibition of the North. Metro’s past, present […]

Escalator refurbishment at St Paul’s station starts this week

6th August 2018

TfL is advising customers who use St Paul’s Underground station that vital refurbishment of the first of two escalators will […]