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Increase in Merseyrail services following further easing of lockdown restrictions

29th June 2020

Following the Government’s announcement of the easing of lockdown restrictions last week, Merseyrail services will be increasing from Sunday 5 […]

Work begins on £14.5m Motherwell station redevelopment

28th June 2020

Work on the £14.5m redevelopment of Motherwell station is underway. From Monday, 29 June, contractors start on the initial stage […]

London Mayor sets out plan to deliver £500m savings

27th June 2020

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has pledged to do everything possible to protect frontline emergency services as he set […]

Transport for Wales begin redecoration of Cardiff Central station

27th June 2020

Transport for Wales has begun work to transform the appearance of Wales’ busiest station as part of their Station Improvement […]

Lab by Transport for Wales to showcase innovation and tech talent

26th June 2020

A pioneering scheme designed to support start-up businesses and stimulate growth in Wales is showcasing the best of innovation and […]

Sunflower scheme introduced by Avanti West Coast

26th June 2020

Train operator introduces an initiative for customers with hidden disabilities Train operator partners with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme Customers can […]

LNER Direct Award on InterCity East Coast

26th June 2020

The Department for Transport has made a Direct Award to London North Eastern Railway to continue to operate intercity rail […]

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport facing potential deficit of £20 million this year – financial stability meeting being held today

26th June 2020

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is to meet today to discuss its financial stability. Since March, the organisation has been […]

Great Western Railway reveals the region’s busiest routes as it reminds people to wear a face covering

25th June 2020

New data published this week by GWR reveals the region’s busiest train routes, as the rail operator reminds people to […]

Greater Anglia joins Sunflower scheme to help people with hidden disabilities

25th June 2020

Greater Anglia has signed up to the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard scheme so that passengers with hidden disabilities can get […]

£350,000 donated in support of North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Crisis Appeal

24th June 2020

Generous members of the public and loyal railway members from across the UK have rallied together and shown their support […]

Transport Secretary reveals coronavirus pandemic could accelerate plans for different type of railway in the UK

24th June 2020

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says they are moving to a ‘different type of railway and different types of contracts’ when […]

Avanti West Coast elects first ever Employee Director

24th June 2020

Train manager Lizzie Power becomes Avanti West Coast’s Employee Director Colleagues at Avanti West Coast elected her from shortlist of […]

Transport for Wales boss reconfirms commitment to rebuild crossing at Ty’n Y Graig Bridge

24th June 2020

Transport for Wales CEO James Price has praised the workforce for safely demolishing a damaged footbridge in Llanbradach. This followed […]

Green light for Newcastle Central Station

23rd June 2020

Multi-million-pound improvements that will change the face of Newcastle’s historic Central Station have taken a major step forward. Last year […]

‘Busy train’ alerts now available for rail passengers on Greater Anglia website

23rd June 2020

In anticipation of more people returning to work and needing to travel by train, Greater Anglia has launched an information […]

MPs concerns that Hull Trains will not make it through the coronavirus crisis without Government support

22nd June 2020

Conservative and Labour MPs representing Hull and the East Riding have written to the Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris calling for […]

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

22nd June 2020

Rail operator West Midlands Trains (WMT) has announced that Zena Dent has been appointed its new engineering director. As engineering […]

Thousands of hours in delays to be saved as UK’s first mainline digital railway introduced

22nd June 2020

The East Coast Main Line is set to become Britain’s first mainline digital rail link with £350 million of new […]

Govia Thameslink Railway calls for budding engineers to consider rail careers

20th June 2020

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is marking International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June with an interactive online event to offer […]