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Thirsk set for car park investment worth £300k

23rd October 2019

Thirsk railway station is to receive an investment of £300,000, which will see the number of car park spaces at […]

New ‘MetroCard’ travel scheme to replace Walrus card

23rd October 2019

A new MetroCard smart travel scheme is to replace the Liverpool City Region’s Walrus card. The new scheme, announced today […]

Pay as you go with contactless takes off at three more Thameslink stations in Herts and Beds

23rd October 2019

Pay as you go convenience arrived at three Thameslink stations today (Tuesday, October 22) – St Albans, Harpenden and Luton […]

Cycle carriages for Scotland’s scenic railway

23rd October 2019

Designated carriages for bikes and large sporting equipment are to be introduced on one of Scotland’s most scenic routes, a […]

New trains make bow on Chester to Leeds route

22nd October 2019

New, state-of-the-art, Northern trains are now running between Chester and Leeds. The Class 195 trains made their maiden journeys in […]

Azuma Services Transform Travel to Lincoln

21st October 2019

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) will today, 21 October 2019, launch new Azuma services between Lincoln and London King’s Cross. […]

Railway colleagues raise over £13,000 for youth charity

19th October 2019

Railway colleagues have smashed their fundraising target for a youth charity after a series of events, including a team taking […]

Watch: Pupils in South Tyneside learn Metro safety messages

19th October 2019

School kids in South Tyneside have been learning about safety on the Tyne and Wear Metro. Nexus, the public body […]

Caledonian Sleeper completes roll out of £150m new fleet of trains as service introduced on Highlander route

19th October 2019

Serco Caledonian Sleeper has completed the roll out of its new overnight trains with the fleet now operating all services […]

London Northwestern Railway launches first car share scheme at Tring station

19th October 2019

Passengers who travel to Tring station by car are being invited to save cash – and the environment – through […]

SWR announces second-year sustainability results

17th October 2019

South Western Railway (SWR) is pleased to announce the sustainability results from the second year of its franchise. SWR recognises […]

Punctuality surges on Scotland’s Railway

17th October 2019

New figures show a huge surge in punctuality on Scotland’s Railway, with 36,200 more trains arriving on time since 1 […]

Northern responds to Transport Select Committee comments

16th October 2019

Northern has responded to comments made by Secretary of State Grant Shapps at this morning’s Transport Select Committee. David Brown, […]

Production of Greater Anglia’s new commuter trains well underway

16th October 2019

The first 100 carriages of Greater Anglia’s new electric commuter trains have now been built. UK manufacturer Bombardier is building […]

First year anniversary for Transport for Wales

15th October 2019

Transport for Wales has reached its first-year anniversary since taking responsibility for rail services across Wales and the Borders, which […]

South Western Railway keeps track of rolling stock with Infor

11th October 2019

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialised by industry, today announced that South Western Railway, part of FirstGroup-MTR […]

Pioneering partnership reaches £100,000 for charity

11th October 2019

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is proud to reveal that combined fundraising activities have resulted in £100,000 being raised for […]

Competition underway to find Britain’s favourite railway station

11th October 2019

A three-round Twitter tournament to decide Britain’s favourite railway station will go live today in the first ever World Cup […]

Nexus expands its Metro driver training programme

10th October 2019

The Tyne and Wear Metro has doubled the number of Metro drivers it can train in a year – the […]

Northern celebrates one million journeys with new trains for Manchester

10th October 2019

Northern’s new trains have now carried their one millionth customer. The landmark has been reached in just three months and […]

Grand Central to introduce an additional daily return service on its North East route

9th October 2019

Train operator Grand Central has received approval to operate an additional daily return service from the North East to the […]

Samaritans to mark World Mental Health day at Greater Anglia stations

9th October 2019

Volunteers from Samaritans will be on hand to speak to rail passengers at some Greater Anglia stations tomorrow, to mark […]