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Transport for Wales introduces new ticket machines and smartcards

New ticket vending machines are being installed by Transport for Wales (TfW) on many of its routes across the Wales and Borders...

Angel Trains makes £100,000 donation to Railway Children

Train leasing company Angel Trains will be donating £100,000 to its long-standing charity partner, Railway Children. Of this sum,...

Hull Trains returns in time for the Summer

There will be more direct trains from Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire to London next month after Hull Trains has...

Special train investigates possibility of reopening disused branch line

South Western Railway has run a special ‘fact-finding’ train on the Fawley branch line in Hampshire, to investigate the potential of re-opening...

Greater Anglia’s new Stansted Express trains enter service

Greater Anglia has commenced services with two of its new Class 745 Stansted Express trains between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.

Scottish Government to provide emergency support for Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams

In response to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scottish Government has announced that it will provide up to £9...

Network Rail “making a good start” to CP6, says ORR annual assessment

Rail regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its 2019-20 annual assessment of Network Rail and has found that...

Wimbledon depot gets its first Class 701 train

South Western Railway's (SWR) first Class 701 train has arrived at Wimbledon depot, marking a significant milestone in the £1 billion transformation...

Ty’n Y Graig footbridge will be replaced

Transport for Wales will replace Ty’n Y Graig footbridge at Llanbradach on the Rhymney line as soon as possible, CEO James Price...

Special train livery marks Tyne & Wear Metro’s 40th birthday

The 40th anniversary of the Tyne and Wear Metro is being celebrated with a special train livery to mark the occasion.

GBRf opens new freight route from Buxton to Crawley

Freight operator GB Railfreight (GBRf) has run the first train of a new service for global building materials supplier CEMEX from Dove...

New passenger services agreed between Walsall and Wolverhampton

The West Midlands Rail Executive has confirmed that there will be two trains an hour calling at Willenhall and Darlaston stations when...

Cover up on trains

Face coverings on trains, as well as other forms of public transport, became mandatory on 15 June. To prepare...

Train operators kill 99.99% of viruses and bacteria

As train services are set to increase around the country, a number of train operators are trying out new anti-virus agents to...

Train operator donates unwanted bicycles to rural African communities

Train operator Greater Anglia has donated more than 120 bicycles to an Essex-based charity which helps people in Africa.

First Class 701 train for South Western Railway is delivered

South Western Railway’s first new Class 701 train has arrived on the network ahead of a full programme of testing, which begins...

Welsh railways to receive up to £65 million to help keep services running

The Welsh Government has announced that it will spend up to £65 million over the next six months to ensure train services...

Vandals attack West Midlands Trains, putting themselves and passengers at risk

Vandals that have attacked trains in the West Midlands could affect the operator’s ability to keep passengers socially distant.