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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...

Rail technology firm expands in Doncaster

Rail services provider Dual Inventive hopes to create 32 jobs after upsizing into 18,000 sq ft at a new Doncaster business park as part...

Virtual ‘Bridge to Schools’ events across South Wales hosted by Transport for Wales and Alun Griffiths.

An exciting partnership between Transport for Wales and Alun Griffiths will engage Welsh school pupils on activities in engineering, transport and construction.Hosted by TfW,...

West Midlands Railway announce makeover for popular branch line

One of the best-loved train services in the West Midlands – the Stourbridge Town branch line – is getting a makeover.The popular line, which...

South Wales lines reopen after successful Metro works

The railway lines north of Radyr in Wales have reopened after a successful three-week blockade to push forward with building the South Wales Metro.With...

LNER named as ‘Top Employer’

The Top Employers Institute has named London North Eastern Railway (LNER) as a UK top employer for another year.The award recognises LNER for its...

Improving lineside biodiversity

As part of its new action plan for sustainable vegetation management, Network Rail is using cutting-edge technology along Britain’s 20,000-mile rail network,Scientists from the...

Network Rail to donate refurbished laptops to schools to help with remote learning

To help schoolchildren continue their learning from home during lockdown, Network Rail has donated refurbished laptops to St. Willibrord's R.C. Primary School in Clayton,...

Egypt’s new monorail trains to be built in Derby

The trains for two new monorail systems in Egypt will be built in Derby, with the help of £1.7 billion of backing from UK...

Tyne and Wear Metro to close busiest lines for two weeks

Tyne and Wear Metro’s busiest lines through the centres of Newcastle and Gateshead will be closed for two consecutive weeks next month due to...