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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.

TfL sets out plans for safe travel in London

When the Prime Minister stated that those people who can’t successfully work from home – workers in the construction and manufacturing industries...

Railway depot becomes bottling plant

Southern Railway has turned one of its depots into a hand sanitiser bottling plant to meet the needs...

LNER Sandwiches go to those fighting hunger

In a move to continue support its suppliers and communities during the Coronavirus outbreak, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is supplying fresh sandwiches, that...

New agreement ensures continuity of GWR services until 2023

Train operator First Group has signed a new direct award agreement with the Department for Transport (DfT) to continue operating Great Western Railway (GWR)...

Hull Trains suspends all further services

Hull Trains became the first train operator to be a victim of the Coronavirus epidemic as it suspended all services from the end...

Govia Thameslink Railway suspends Gatwick Express service

Govia Thameslink Railway has announced that from Monday, 30 March, the Gatwick Express service will be temporarily suspended until further notice, in response to...

New London Overground trains enter service

London Overground has now introduced its new Class 710 trains onto routes from Cheshunt, Chingford and Enfield Town into London Liverpool Street,...

New Heathrow Express trains revealed

Heathrow Express revealed the first glimpses of its new fleet of trains which is due to launch in the summer. Featuring at-seat...

Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

CrossCountry’s Cooper retires

Andy Cooper, the managing director of CrossCountry, retired from his post on June 1.  Andy has enjoyed a long...

Gatwick Express: Flying high after 35 years

Gatwick Express celebrated its 35th birthday on May 14.  On the day, customers were treated to limited edition tote...

New map aids disabled passengers and informs others

A new Access Map has been introduced to guide disabled people, and others with mobility difficulty, of the facilities available at each...

A league of their own

Four amateur football teams are battling it out for the inaugural GTR Railway Football League title. Brighton Train Crews...

New home for old London Northwestern and West Midlands Railway uniforms

Shirts, dresses and ties that were once used by rail staff in the West Midlands are finding a new lease of life...

The Train Drivers Academy

In the months up until 2021, around 7,000 new vehicles are set to be introduced by train companies across the country. Drivers...

Stagecoach receives five-month extension for East Midlands franchise

With weeks to go until it was set to expire, the Department for Transport has extended Stagecoach's operation of the East Midlands...

RMT suspends Northern strike action after “major breakthrough”

Union RMT has suspended its ongoing programme of strike action at Northern over the retention and the role of the guard on...