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TfL takes steps to support tenants

20th March 2020

All small and medium businesses on TfL’s estate, which make up 86 per cent of tenants, to get 100 per […]

20/3 – Reduced rail timetable agreed to protect train services and staff

20th March 2020

Government and rail operators across the UK agree reductions in service levels following reduced passenger demand as people change their […]

£1.4 million for Churnet Valley Railway signals green light for Leek

19th March 2020

The Churnet Valley Railway (CVR) is celebrating after securing over £1.4m to bring this hugely popular visitor attraction to Leek. […]

£14.5m Motherwell station redevelopment to create gateway to Glasgow

19th March 2020

ScotRail, North Lanarkshire Council, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), and Transport Scotland have teamed up to create a gateway to […]

18/3 – Coronavirus: Some train services cancelled because of the virus

18th March 2020

South Western Railway says it is having to cancel a small number of trains at very short notice as more […]

Community celebrates funding for lifts at Flitwick station

17th March 2020

Thameslink rail managers, community leaders and holiday destination Center Parcs have welcomed a Government announcement of additional money for Network […]

17/3 – Coronavirus: The impact on the railways and steps to keep the trains moving

17th March 2020

The government is in talks with rail bosses this week to put emergency measures in place to deal with the […]

4G now available on eastern section of Jubilee line

17th March 2020

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the eastern half of the Jubilee line will be able to access full […]

First of Greater Anglia’s brand-new electric commuter trains goes on test run

17th March 2020

Greater Anglia has now started testing the first of its brand-new electric commuter trains which will provide thousands of extra […]

First of the state-of-the-art trains for the Merseyrail network tested for first time

17th March 2020

One of the new trains as part of a £450 million transformation for the Merseyrail network has been tested for […]

New technology set to transform railway performance on Transport for Wales network

16th March 2020

A pioneering video system is set to dramatically improve safety and performance on the railway in Wales and across the […]

Moorside station back in business

16th March 2020

Moorside station is set to partially re-open, just four weeks after a massive fire caused the Northern station to close. […]

The power of ‘Quartz’ to help Greater Anglia reduce delays

13th March 2020

A new rail industry tool will help Greater Anglia to ensure more trains depart on time at stations across its […]

Step-free access now available at four western TfL Rail stations

13th March 2020

Customers using Hanwell, Iver, Langley and Taplow TfL Rail stations now benefit from step-free access from street to platform for […]

TPE launch Sunflower Lanyards for customers with hidden disabilities

13th March 2020

TransPennine Express (TPE) and Hull Trains are making journeys easier for customers who have non-visible disabilities with the introduction of […]

ScotRail staff raise more than £160,000 for charity

12th March 2020

ScotRail staff have raised more than £160,000 for charity since the start of the Abellio franchise in 2015. Big-hearted employees […]

Transport for Wales launches Welsh language announcements

12th March 2020

Transport for Wales can now confirm that more than 170 stations in Wales have been fitted with a Welsh language […]

LNER announces direct services between Huddersfield and London

12th March 2020

LNER is proud to announce new Azuma services will be introduced between Huddersfield and London King’s Cross from Monday 18 […]

Welsh Government announces steps to improve diversity in transport

11th March 2020

The Welsh Government is to establish a new working group to encourage more women and underrepresented groups to consider a […]

Government funds £100m project to boost frequency and reliability on the Tyne and Wear Metro

11th March 2020

The Government has today agreed to fund a £100m scheme to increase service frequency, reduce journey times, and improve reliability […]