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ScotRail launches next phase of funding for cyclists

29th November 2018

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving access and facilities for cyclists, ScotRail has reopened its Cycle Fund for […]

Nexus wins approval to build a temporary Metro depot in North Tyneside

28th November 2018

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has won approval to build a temporary […]

Transpenine Express to further improve reliability of rail services

28th November 2018

TransPenine Express continues to focus on improving the reliability of services and this December, will be making another key adjustment to […]

Greater Anglia engineers win awards for improving train reliability

28th November 2018

Greater Anglia has won two rail industry awards for the reliability of its trains in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. The […]

Bromley South station celebrates 160th birthday

28th November 2018

Passengers passing through Bromley South were treated to singing and poetry by local schoolchildren on Friday, as the station celebrated […]

FirstGroup employees raise £10,000 in one month for charity partner

27th November 2018

To celebrate the first six months of a three-year charitable partnership, FirstGroup employees have held a series of fundraising events, […]

GTR and The Prince’s Trust help eight disadvantaged young people find work on the railways

27th November 2018

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has offered eight young people jobs with Thameslink and Southern Rail, after they graduated on Monday […]

New Rail Ombudsman launches

26th November 2018

Today, (26thNovember 2018) a new impartial and independent Ombudsman for the railway is launching to further enhance theindustry’s customer complaints […]

GWR recognised for supporting charities

26th November 2018

Great Western Railway gains country-wide recognition at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards Great Western Railway (GWR) has won Best […]

Greater Anglia’s Land Sheriffs focus on improving performance

23rd November 2018

Train operator Greater Anglia is undertaking a trial with its team of Land Sheriffs that has so far prevented hours […]

London Northwestern operates most reliable electric trains

23rd November 2018

London Northwestern Railway has won this year’s Golden Spanner award for the most reliable First Generation Electric Multiple Unit in […]

Grand Central staff swap home comforts for sleeping bags to raise money for Centrepoint

23rd November 2018

Grand Central staff are grabbing their sleeping bags and hot water bottles and heading out into the cold, cold night […]

Smart on Rail launched by Transport for the North

22nd November 2018

Transport for the North, working in partnership with Northern and TransPennine Express, will this week launch the first stage of […]

Design ideas invited for Wolverhampton station hoarding

22nd November 2018

West Midlands Railway staff at Wolverhampton station are looking for a design to go on the hoarding in the waiting […]

All wrapped up – Skills for Life charity, SafeWise, gets a new livery for its train at Bournemouth

22nd November 2018

The train now calling at Skills for life charity, SafeWise, has had a makeover. It now sports a brand-new livery […]

Thameslink inspires young people with learning difficulties to take the train

22nd November 2018

Thameslink has given five young Bedfordshire people with learning difficulties the knowledge and confidence to travel by train, helping develop […]

Industry leading innovation will improve reliability for passengers on Greater Anglia’s rural train services

21st November 2018

An innovative new train braking system – like ABS in cars – has been fitted to even more of Greater […]

Shorter journeys times for Maidstone East Line included in Southeastern’s timetable proposals for May 2019

21st November 2018

Southeastern has published proposals for timetable changes which will see shorter journey times for thousands of passengers using its network. […]

Siemens Mobility Limited signs contract to design and manufacture a new generation of Tube trains

20th November 2018

London Underground Limited (a subsidiary of Transport for London) has signed a contract with Siemens Mobility Limited to design and […]

West Midlands Railway welcomes new community rail strategy and recognises the importance of tackling loneliness

20th November 2018

West Midlands Railways has welcomed the government’s new community rail strategy and has recognised the importance of tackling loneliness for […]

Life-saving equipment installed at Essex rail stations

20th November 2018

Life-saving heart resuscitators have been installed on rail station platforms in Essex, thanks to funding by the Essex and South […]

TransPennine Express 26th in the Inclusive Top 50 Employers List

19th November 2018

The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers published on November 15th showcases leading organisations working across all strands of diversity. In recognition […]