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Spades hit the ground at new Nexus training academy

Ground has been broken on the site of a new £8.4 million training centre being built by Tyne and Wear Metro. Due to open next...

Plans to split up Great Western franchise scrapped

Great Western Railway (GWR) has welcomed the decision not to break up the current Great Western franchise and create a separate operator for the...

Stephenson’s Rocket celebrates homecoming

Iconic steam locomotive Stephenson’s Rocket is to sit at the centre of the Railway Museum’s collection of historic rail vehicles as it prepares for...

Heritage operator withdraws steam fleet over fire risk

The Severn Valley Railway (SVR) is withdrawing its steam trains and will only run diesel locomotives for the time being after several fires broke...

Midland Metro’s ‘Roman’ road not as old as first thought

Archaeologists have been able to determine the age of a footpath which was uncovered in Birmingham’s Victoria Square during works to extend the Midland...

Merseyrail opens first new station for 20 years

Merseyrail has opened a brand new station in Merseyside to serve the growing community in Maghull.Maghull North station has been built off School Lane...

TfL puts female engineers in the frame

Transport for London (TfL) has been proudly promoting the female engineers within its ranks to inspire more women to join the profession. Vinyl displays have...

Record-breaking year for Three Peaks by Rail Challenge

A team from Stadler Rail completed the Three Peaks Challenge by Rail in record time as the annual charity challenge raised £188,826 for Railway...