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Survey reveals Supertram customers are satisfied with service

4th April 2019

More than nine out of 10 Stagecoach Supertram passengers are satisfied with their overall service, an independent survey released by […]

Station Watch Scheme launched by South Western Railway

4th April 2019

South Western Railway has launched a new initiative to tackle anti-social behaviour and low-level crime at ten stations across the […]

Caledonian Sleeper gives first look inside new trains on revamped website

3rd April 2019

Caledonian Sleeper has unveiled the first images from inside its new fleet of trains on a revamped website launched to […]

Half of department’s rail operators now delivering improved delay repay compensation

3rd April 2019

Passengers on half of rail operators run by the Department for Transport are now eligible for improved compensation schemes when […]

Commuters bid fond farewell to Essex railway worker

3rd April 2019

Commuters gathered round to give a Greater Anglia member of staff a proper send off into retirement at an Essex […]

Virtual carriage could be the future for new recruits at Virgin Trains

2nd April 2019

Virgin Trains has partnered with students to help develop virtual reality technology to aid training in health and safety for […]

Triple bill of better compensation, new trains and faster services on Greater Anglia

2nd April 2019

Greater Anglia passengers will soon benefit from faster connections on brand new trains — with improved compensation in the event […]

East Midlands Trains pilots ‘Try the Train day’ with local school children

1st April 2019

Photo credit: Jaroslaw Kilian / Working alongside North Staffordshire Community Rail Partnership, East Midlands Trains has piloted a new […]

Five year landmark for Rochdale town centre Metrolink extension

1st April 2019

Last weekend marked five years since the extension of Metrolink into the heart of Rochdale town centre – as part […]

New trains will be a boost for North Wales rail passengers

29th March 2019

Minister for Economy and Transport, Ken Skates has visited rolling stock manufacturer Vivarail to see the new Transport for Wales […]

From onboard hosts to train drivers – how Hull Trains encourages progression and equality in the workplace

29th March 2019

Photo caption: Emma Ramsden in the driver’s seat of a Class 180 They both started out as Onboard Hosts for […]

Milton Keynes booking office clerk wins prestigious ‘Employee of the Year’ award

28th March 2019

Satish ‘Scotty’ Kakkad, chief booking office clerk at Milton Keynes station, has seen off competition from railway staff the country […]

Metro modernisation programme hits the £300m mark

27th March 2019

A major programme of modernisation on the Tyne and Wear Metro has passed the £300m mark. The milestone in the […]

Sparkling stations; the big clean up begins for TfW

26th March 2019

A major deep clean of stations across the network has begun under Transport for Wales. The clean up, which will […]

Britain’s oldest electric trains replaced with £240m new fleet

26th March 2019

For the first time in 40 years, passengers are riding on new trains in the tunnels to London Moorgate, as […]

Every second counts as rail firms use new punctuality measures to help improve performance

25th March 2019

From April, Britain’s train operators and Network Rail will publish new measures of train punctuality as part of an ongoing […]

Cambridge North station recorded almost half a million passenger journeys last year

25th March 2019

Passenger numbers at one of the UK’s newest railway stations – Cambridge North – continued to grow last year, with […]

Milestone moment as Hull Trains’ entire new fleet arrives in Europe

25th March 2019

Hull Trains has revealed its new trains are on schedule to arrive in the UK later this year – which […]

ScotRail’s plans on delivering improvements for customers

22nd March 2019

Customers will benefit from a range of improvements after ScotRail reached a remedial agreement with the Scottish Government. Building on […]

Major Metrolink mileage magic

21st March 2019

It’s one million not out for Metrolink today as the 3006 tram became the first to clock up a landmark […]

FirstGroup and Hitachi announce new partnership for high speed trains linking London and Edinburgh

21st March 2019

A new high-quality, low fare rail link between London and Edinburgh has come a step closer for customers with news […]

Free WiFi for rail passengers travelling between East Anglia and London

20th March 2019

Greater Anglia has completed a £4.8 million project to install free WiFi on all Greater Anglia trains between East Anglia […]