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ScotRail trials personalised announcements

6th February 2019

ScotRail is trialing new communications technology that uses Messenger to notify passengers of updates to their journeys with personalised direct […]

Staff commit to making rail travel more dementia friendly

6th February 2019

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway have committed to making rail travel more accessible for those with dementia. Through […]

Pete in the driving seat for charity tour

5th February 2019

Record producer and broadcaster Pete Waterman OBE launched a nationwide tour of railway stations as part his new role promoting […]

First glimpse of the trains set to transform travelling from Hull in 2019

5th February 2019

Media from across the region got a first glimpse at the trains set to revolutionise Hull Trains’ services to the […]

East Midlands Trains on the hunt for new Apprentice Engineers

5th February 2019

East Midlands Trains is highlighting its commitment to expanding the rail industry’s skills base with the launch of a recruitment […]

Nexus staff raise £10,000 for a mental health support charity

5th February 2019

Nexus staff have raised over £10,000 for a local mental health charity. Tyneside and Northumberland Mind will benefit from the […]

Latest stage of major project at Market Harborough station means two weekends of changes for East Midlands rail passengers

4th February 2019

Network Rail is advising passengers travelling on the Midland Main Line on the weekend of 16/17 and 23/24 February to […]

Fifty thousand pounds worth of transform funding donated to community projects across the North by TransPennine Express

4th February 2019

TransPennine Express is donating £50,000 to community projects and charities across the north of England and Scotland. Each year, TPE […]

East Midlands Trains unveils newly refurbished waiting rooms at Leicester

1st February 2019

East Midlands Trains has invested over £150,000 to provide improved waiting facilities for customers using Leicester station. In a first […]

Over 1 million passenger journeys on the Norwich – Cambridge rail line as numbers continue to grow

1st February 2019

Latest figures reveal that more people than ever travelled between Norwich and Cambridge by rail last year. More than 35,000 […]

Major Infrastructure Works Planned for Lurgan

31st January 2019

Translink is planning major investment and infrastructure work in the Lurgan area later this year, with the Lurgan Area Track […]

Northern names train to recognise dementia friendly railway

31st January 2019

Northern has named one of its trains in honour of the Bentham Line and the work carried out by the […]

North Tyneside Metro bridges to be replaced in £2.5m scheme

30th January 2019

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is to replace two ageing Metro bridges […]

High Speed Train (HST) arrives ahead of introduction into Hull Trains fleet

30th January 2019

One of Great Western Railway’s (GWR) Intercity 125 High Speed Trains (HST) has arrived at Hull Paragon Station today [29 […]

Rail passenger satisfaction at lowest level for a decade

29th January 2019

Passenger satisfaction with rail services has fallen to a 10-year low. In the latest survey, overall satisfaction with rail services […]

Five years for Oldham town centre Metrolink line

29th January 2019

Metrolink’s popular Oldham town centre line celebrates its fifth anniversary last weekend with an impressive track record. Around 60,000 tram […]

Local community brightens up Milton Keynes station entrance

29th January 2019

Local children have come together with community volunteers and railway staff, to fill new planters outside Milton Keynes station. Great […]

Stagecoach joins forces with ACoRP to promote stronger communities

28th January 2019

Stagecoach has joined forces with ACoRP to harness the power of the railway to boost regional economies and promote stronger communities. […]

Funding available for East Devon Line Community Rail projects

28th January 2019

Up to £10,000 is available to help pay for community projects on or linked to the East Devon Line and […]

District line celebrates 150 years of serving London

28th January 2019

TfL has announced a series of events to celebrate the District line’s 150th anniversary. The line, which initially consisted of […]

Grayling and Burnham hail Greater Manchester tram network as model for new opportunities

25th January 2019

A shared commitment to expanding the Greater Manchester tram network through tram-train services, enabling faster, more reliable journeys across the […]

Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK announce agreement to increase UK railfreight capacity

25th January 2019

Two of the UK’s largest freight operators have announced plans to combine their expertise to increase railfreight capacity and competition […]