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Network Rail is one of England’s top 20 apprentice employers

The National Apprenticeship Service has named Network Rail as one of the top 20 apprentice employers in England in its Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers...

Living Wage increased

Over 250,000 people working for almost 7,000 real Living Wage Employers throughout the country are set for a vital pay boost as the new...

Network Rail starts bridge replacement works at Postwick

Network Rail will begin work to replace a railway bridge in Postwick, Norfolk, on Monday 16 November.  The bridge carries the line from Norwich to...

Grand Central suspends services after 6 November

Grand Central has joined Hull Trains in suspending services during the second lockdown, although it is delaying the action until after the end of...

First ‘new’ train for East Midlands Railway

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has introduced the first train of its new Class 170 ‘Tubostar’ regional fleet.  The new trains will initially run on the...

Hull Trains to suspend services from 5 November

Due to the latest Covid lockdown in England, Hull Trains will be temporarily suspending all train services from 00:01 Thursday 5 November 2020. This will...

Two new directors for East West Railway

East West Railway Company has appointed two new non-executive Directors of the Company, with effect from 1 November 2020. Professor Lynette J Ryals, OBE, MK:U...

Avanti West Coast plans to double number of trains that call at Motherwell

Following approval of plans for a major timetable change, Avanti West Coast is set to transform rail services at Motherwell The cross-border operator plans to...

Government to fund TfL until 31 March 2021

Transport for London and the Department for Transport have reached an agreement over a second extraordinary funding and financing package worth up to £1.7...

Network Rail sets ambitious targets to tackle global warming

Network Rail has become the first railway company in the world to set ambitious Science-Based Targets to limit global warming. This means that the company...

More cycle space at four Greater Anglia stations

As more people turn to cycling as both ‘green’ transport and a way to keep fit, Greater Anglia is improving cycle parking at four...

New footbridge at Sussex station

Eridge station in East Sussex has a new footbridge after Network Rail completed a £1.8 million project. Eridge station serves the rural district in East...

Network Rail and BTP visit scrap merchants hunting stolen metal

As many delays to trains are caused by cable theft – signalling and power cables often contain copper - scrap yards across the West...

Multi-million-pound track upgrades in Cumbria

Network Rail will be upgrading track near Bootle station on five consecutive Sundays from 15 November to 13 December. Buses will replace trains between...

Delay Repay refunds can now go straight to charity

TransPennine Express (TPE) passengers whose journeys are delayed can now choose to donate their Delay Repay compensation to charity. Anyone who experiences a delay of...

GTR Thameslink and TSSA sign recognition agreement

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) have signed a recognition agreement for Operational Control staff based at Three Bridges,...

New contract for CrossCountry until 2023

Arriva CrossCountry, which has run the service since 2007, has signed a new contract with the Government to continue to operate the franchise for...

Station work on Tyne and Wear Metro

Tyne and Wear Metro is getting station platforms ready for the new Metro train fleet and its revolutionary sliding step at each door. Nexus, the...