Train Operating Companies stories

All the latest train operating company news and freight operating company news.

Future secured for Weardale’s Heritage Railway

31st March 2020

North East charity, The Auckland Project, has launched a campaign to reinstate the western section of the historic Stockton to […]

Package of support worth up to £40m to safeguard the future of rail service operations in Wales

31st March 2020

The Minister for the Economy and Transport has released a statement on the COVID-19 impact on rail, bus and air […]

LNER reinstates Hull service

31st March 2020

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is running a daily return service from Tuesday between Hull and London King’s Cross, following […]

LNER sandwiches shared with charity fighting food hunger

30th March 2020

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is continuing to support its suppliers and communities during the COVID-19 outbreak by supplying fresh […]

New Trafford Park tram line launched

30th March 2020

Metrolink has launched the new £350m Trafford Park Line – which adds a further 5.5km of track and six additional […]

Maiden voyage to London for first of Greater Anglia’s brand new electric commuter trains

30th March 2020

The first of Greater Anglia’s new electric trains which will replace the company’s old trains used on lines into London […]

New contracts for GWR and Southeastern: Owners’ reaction

30th March 2020

The owners of Great Western Railway says the continuity of rail services will be critical to a restoration of normal […]

Critical rail services protected in new deals for GWR and Southeastern

30th March 2020

Government signs new contracts with Southeastern and GWR to ensure vital train services continue to connect the South of England and […]

Hull Trains temporarily suspends all services

29th March 2020

As a result of unprecedented circumstances surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, Hull Trains will be temporarily suspending all train services from […]

Future of heritage railways in jeopardy

27th March 2020

Several heritage railway operators have launched desperate appeals for help from the public to secure the future of their services. […]

Touching tribute to much-loved Uckfield Station Assistant Diane Pryce

27th March 2020

A Southern station assistant at the heart of the Uckfield community has been remembered with a plaque and nine yellow […]

LNER to retain Inter-City 225s

27th March 2020

London North Eastern Railway is to retain several of its Inter-City 225s to give ‘additional resilience’ in its fleet. The […]

CrossCountry help those most in need as COVID-19 hits train operating companies

27th March 2020

If one thing has come through since the coronavirus has hit the UK’s railways, it has been the industry going […]

Closure of station waiting rooms among new measures introduced by Northern

26th March 2020

As Northern continues to respond to the coronavirus outbreaks, a number of new measures have been introduced to help protect […]

RBF makes friends with new fundraising initiative to support charity’s services

26th March 2020

A new way for rail businesses to support the Railway Benefit Fund’s (RBF) vital services is already picking up momentum […]

Gatwick Express service will be temporarily suspended as GTR reduces services further

26th March 2020

Further reductions will be made to Southern, Thameslink, and Great Northern services from Monday, 30 March, as part of the […]

GB Railfreight: Our support for the UK’s COVID-19 response

25th March 2020

The third largest rail freight operator in the UK has released details on how it is helping to keep essential […]

Free rail travel for NHS workers on TfW services

25th March 2020

From this week, Transport for Wales will provide all NHS workers free travel to and from work until 30th April on […]

New £190,000 cycle hub for Elstree and Borehamwood station

25th March 2020

Rail users are set to benefit from a new £190,000 cycle hub at Elstree and Borehamwood station. Govia Thameslink Railway […]

Sharp rise in reports of anti-social behaviour on the rail network in Wales

23rd March 2020

Following government and public health measures introduced last week there has been a sharp rise in reports of anti-social behaviour […]