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

TfL sets out plan to deliver vital improvements

11th December 2018

Transport for London (TfL) has today (11th December 2018) published its updated draft Business Plan, which covers the period from […]

London Northwestern Railway passengers to benefit from advance fares up to an hour before departure

11th December 2018

London Northwestern Railway passengers are now able to purchase reduced-price tickets up to one hour before departure on some routes. […]

Stirling to London trains reinstated by LNER

10th December 2018

LNER has announced that the direct Stirling to London train has been reinstated from 9 December, following a temporary suspension of this […]

Greater Anglia hires roaming train cleaners

10th December 2018

New roaming cleaners are hopping on and off Greater Anglia services throughout the day to keep the trains looking fresh […]

Metrolink supports statue unveiling

10th December 2018

Metrolink services will continue running through St Peter’s Square on Friday 14 December, when people gather for the unveiling of […]

‘The Screaming Valentas’ railtour on Great Central Railway, Nottingham raises over £21,000 for charity

7th December 2018

On Saturday 17 November, East Midlands Trains took one of its newly refurbished ‘Angel’ 2+6 HST sets from Derby to […]

New passenger facilities opened at Upminster station

7th December 2018

Passengers at Upminster are benefitting from an £800,000 refurbishment of the station that has recently opened. The Platform 1 ticket […]

Mega month for Metrolink

7th December 2018

Tram totals topped the tables in November as Metrolink celebrated a record-breaking month. During the thirty-day period 3,972,807 passengers journeys […]

Immersive media used to measure up for new trains

6th December 2018

From the outside, it looks like an unassuming office on platform 3 of Ipswich Railway station. However, step inside, and […]

CAF SIGNS NEW CONTRACT WITH TRANSLINK

6th December 2018

Photo caption: Translink Group Chief Executive Chris Conway (right) with Josu Esnaola, Group Commercial Director, CAF signing a contract for […]

Swift smart travel card teams up with Google in UK first

5th December 2018

West Midlands Metro has become the first public transport service in the UK to allow passengers to buy and save […]

ScotRail stations open for new business

4th December 2018

ScotRail has announced a host of new retail opportunities at stations across the country. The train operator is looking for […]

Google Cardboard virtual reality headset giveaway at Ipswich new train roadshow

4th December 2018

It’s not long until Greater Anglia’s brand new trains start to come into service – but for people who can’t […]

GTR on track with projects to deliver more accessible railway

3rd December 2018

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is on track to deliver a raft of upgrades across the network by March 2019 through […]

East Midlands Trains passengers urged to check before Christmas and New Year travel

3rd December 2018

East Midlands Trains is urging passengers planning on travelling over Christmas and New Year to check before they travel as […]

London Northwestern Railway recognised for life saving work

3rd December 2018

London Northwestern Railway has been recognised for contributing to life saving work across the rail network. The train operator is […]

NI Railways announces earlier Saturday morning train from Newry to Belfast

3rd December 2018

Translink has announced an earlier Saturday morning train from Newry to Belfast. The NI Railways service will depart Newry at […]

Businesses set to benefit from Virgin Trains and Eurostar collaboration

30th November 2018

Businesses are set to benefit from a new collaboration between Virgin Trains and Eurostar which creates an end to end […]

Platform improvements for Watford Junction

30th November 2018

Work is underway to upgrade platforms to improve access and capacity for passengers using Watford Junction station. Until May 2019, […]

New jobs to be created at £7 million servicing depot in Scarborough

29th November 2018

Construction of a new £7million train servicing depot near Scarborough railway station has now started in preparation for brand new Nova […]

22 Southeastern stations nominated for step-free access funding in south east London, Kent and East Sussex

29th November 2018

Southeastern and Network Rail have together nominated a list of 22 stations to be considered by the government for funding […]

Greater Anglia installs new signage to improve rural stations

29th November 2018

New signs have been installed at rail stations in Suffolk to help improve their appearance and promote the local area. […]