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Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station move forward with £400k land deal

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station have moved forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed a £400,000 investment to buy...

NRL awarded Network Rail Ground Support contract

NRL’s specialist Rail team have been awarded a contract to provide Ground Support Teams to support Network Rail’s S&C Grinding Trains. The contract continues the...

Alstom appoints Nick Crossfield as UK & Ireland Managing Director following Bombardier Transportation acquisition

Alstom has appointed Nick Crossfield as Managing Director for the UK & Ireland. Nick held the same role for Alstom prior to its acquisition...

Meet Bob, the 76-year-old apprentice thriving on Govia Thameslink Railway’s apprenticeship programme

Pipped to be the oldest apprentice in the UKWith National Apprenticeship Week in full swing, GTR unveils its diverse fold of apprentices; setting out...

Footpath reopens following major work to protect railway from erosion in East Yorkshire

A popular footpath which runs between Hessle and North Ferriby has reopened following the completion of major work to protect a nearby railway embankment...

Take a ride on the GWR Brain Train from the safety of home

Train operator Great Western Railway has devised another set of brain-teasing questions to help home-schooling parents keep their children educated and #enterTrained. Youngsters are being...

Passengers to benefit from railway drainage improvements in Trafford

Passenger journeys are being made more reliable with railway drainage upgrade work underway in Greater Manchester. A £1.3m Great North Rail Project investment will see a...

Passengers set for longer platforms, new footbridge and step free access in £31million Feltham station upgrade

£31million Feltham station upgrade completed with extended platforms, new pedestrian and cycle bridge and step-free entranceClosure of Feltham West level crossing has enhanced the...

Fleet performance celebrated by Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales is delighted to confirm that it has hit fleet availability targets every day for more than a year. In what has been...

Great Western Railway provides extra trains to help vaccine roll-out

Great Western Railway is providing 17 extra trains a day to Newbury Racecourse to help with the roll-out of the coronavirus vaccine. The additional station...

Major improvements on scenic Esk Valley line as Network Rail upgrades 1940’s track

Network Rail is upgrading sections of track on the Esk Valley line, which date back to the 1940’s, to bring smoother journeys for passengers...

Amersham becomes London’s 81st step-free Underground station

Lifts installed at a northern terminus on the Metropolitan line allow step-free access from street to trainWork continues to improve accessibility across the TfL...

More reliable journeys after major £1.4m Merseyside railway upgrade

Passengers and motorists are benefiting from work to refurbish a major railway bridge in St Helens. The £1.4m Network Rail investment as part of the...

Tories show levelling down agenda for transport, says TSSA

Transport union TSSA slams the government’s ‘levelling-down’ agenda as outlined by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today.   In a revealing appearance at the Transport Select Committee...

Mechan given safety accolade by Siemens Mobility

Sheffield-based Mechan has received recognition from one of the world’s largest rail industry companies for its positive impact on the safety of depot workers. The...

Rail industry collaborates to operate temporary timetable while essential repairs are carried out on West Coast Main Line

Extra stops added to Avanti West Coast services along the Trent Valley, as railway operators join forces to introduce a new temporary timetable while...

Network Rail invests £3 million to refurbish station roof at Stirling

Work will begin shortly on a 10-month programme at Stirling station to deliver a £3 million investment to refurbish the non-glazed roofs of the...

New year train performance off to a good start, as annual punctuality reaches new record

Greater Anglia saw punctuality leap by almost 15% last year, with over 40,000 more services running on time than in 2019, figures reveal. Annual average...