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Another key manufacturing milestone has been met in the build of the new trains for the Merseyrail network

8th October 2019

The first new train has been making its way to a test track in Germany for dynamic testing, following successful […]

GWR posts another modern speed record ahead of December timetable change

8th October 2019

Train operator Great Western Railway has recorded its second modern speed record within a fortnight as it celebrates the release […]

‘Get Into’ SWR helping the next generation

8th October 2019

South Western Railway (SWR) is helping the next generation of young people get the skills and training they need by […]

Greater Anglia continues transformation of the railway with £1 million for station upgrades

8th October 2019

Rail station car parks and platforms across East Anglia have been upgraded. Greater Anglia has invested over £1 million this […]

ScotRail marks 25th anniversary of reopening of Camelon station

7th October 2019

ScotRail has marked the 25th anniversary of the official reopening of Camelon station today, Friday, 4 October 2019. Passenger services […]

100 day deep clean of all EMR stations now underway

4th October 2019

A 100-day plan to thoroughly clean all 90 EMR stations is now underway. Cleaning teams will be at stations across […]

ScotRail employees raise vital funds for MND on charity trek

4th October 2019

A group of ScotRail employees have trekked across the Great Wall of China to raise vital funds for MND Scotland. […]

Extra capacity and improved trains for rail passengers across Wales and the borders

4th October 2019

Transport for Wales (TfW) has announced plans to provide space for up to 6,500 more commuters a week from December […]

Overground to run Boxing Day services for the first time

4th October 2019

Customer journeys during the holiday period are set to become even easier as Transport for London (TfL) has announced London […]

Stations and trains across the North of England to be fitted with life saving defibrillators

3rd October 2019

Railway stations and trains across the north of England and Scotland will have life-saving defibrillators installed, to help customers who […]

A rail network of opportunities: the women of GTR

3rd October 2019

The UK’s largest rail franchise is highlighting the roles and opportunities available to women across the rail network alongside the […]

Decline in season ticket use signals passengers want flexibility

3rd October 2019

The latest data published today by the Office for Rail and Road (ORR) shows that season ticket journeys have fallen […]

The Polar ExpressTM returns to the heart of Birmingham for 2019

3rd October 2019

Vintage Trains is proud to announce the return of THE POLAR EXPRESSTM to Birmingham for Christmas 2019. Following its success […]

Local community celebrates £1.5m upgrade of Thameslink station

2nd October 2019

The Mayors of Hertsmere and Elstree joined Thameslink and Great Northern Managing Director Tom Moran and 40 representatives of the […]

Chiltern Railways trials the UK’s first 3D printed train parts

2nd October 2019

Chiltern Railways has become the first UK train operator to trial 3D printed parts on in-service passenger trains. The launch […]

Tests start to find out what lies beneath Kidsgrove Station

2nd October 2019

Surveys are due to take place at Kidsgrove station after unmapped underground mine shafts delayed work to improve accessibility for […]

GTR completes massive investment in new rolling stock

1st October 2019

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) this week completed a five-year £2bn programme to transform passenger journeys with more than 1,500 new […]

Green Speed: A project to combine Eurostar and Thalys has been presented to the boards of their shareholders to meet the demand for sustainable travel in Europe

30th September 2019

From their earliest days, Eurostar and Thalys have shared the same purpose and vision – to directly connect European cities […]

Azuma to transform travel to Scotland

30th September 2019

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is pleased to announce that Azuma trains will be introduced into passenger services to and […]

Iconic Metro photos inspire the rail engineers of the future

30th September 2019

Iconic images of the Tyne and Wear Metro are inspiring railway engineers of the future at a North East college. […]

New route, extra services and more seats for rail passengers from Cambridge North

27th September 2019

Rail passengers using Cambridge North will benefit from a new route, extra services and more seats later this year, as […]

Northern refurbishes two thirds of trains

27th September 2019

Two thirds of Northern’s trains have now been through initial refurbishments. Alongside the introduction of 101 brand-new trains, at a […]