The most viewed stories of 2019

Everyone at would like to thank you for your ongoing support over 2019.

2020 marks a very exciting year for us – with plenty of new features to be announced coming up. Keep your eyes peeled.

In the meantime, we’ve included a year review below, along with some key stats about and a link to our most viewed stories of the year.

We’ll start sending you newsletters again on Monday 6th January 2020.

Top 10 most read on

1 Milestone achieved at York rail depot

2 Network Rail confirms Route Director appointments

3 Toilet Humour no fun for Virgin Trains customers

4 Network Rail announces £750m contract awards to deliver signalling nationwide

5 Network Rail announced preferred bidders for final £1.5bn track work contracts

6 Network Rail announces preferred bidders for next generation of rail system contracts

7 Network Rail – Putting Passengers First

8 Abellio announces new managing director for East Midlands Railway and confirms senior management team

9 Securing a piece of Birmingham’s rail history and future

10 CAF embarks on the design and engineering for the Wales and Borders franchise



Top 10 most popular on Twitter – @raildaily

1 ScotRail celebrates Class 385 one year anniversary

2 Lincoln launch date set for LNER Azuma services

3 Railways can boost UK becoming net zero carbon by 2050

4 3squared signs three year deal with Stadler Rail for Railsmart employee development system

5 3squared signs 5-year deal with Davis Wagon Services

6 Park Signalling Products in the Spotlight

7 RIA Chief Executive responds to General Election announcement

8 Southeastern celebrates 10 years of highspeed service

9 Next Prime Minister must commit to HS2 says former Transport Secretary

10 Supertram customers are satisfied with service



Top 10 most popular on LinkedIn – RailBusinessDaily

1 Two years of transformation at Queen Street

2 Appointment of First Rail Managing Director of Non-Franchised Businesses

3 Caledonian Sleeper completes roll-out of £150m new fleet of trains as services introduced on Highlander route

4 University of Birmingham leases Porterbrook HST

5 New name unveiled for new partnership railway

6 New train on maiden voyage on West Anglia route

7 First Group and Trenitalia announce new managing directors for West Cost partnership rail franchise

8 Ilford station main works to start in the New Year

9 Star of Railway Children waves of Northern’s new train

10 GTR completes massive investment in new rolling stock

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