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New adopters for Wymondham rail station aim to return it to former glory

Two local volunteers have ‘adopted’ Wymondham rail station and hope to return it to its former glory. Brendan Gray, 29, who lives in Wymondham and...

Transport for Wales wants you to choose a charity for its train

Transport for Wales is asking you to decide which one of three leading charities will appear on the side of one of its trains...

Midlands leaders call on Chancellor to back Midlands Rail Hub

£2bn project listed as transport priority in Conservative Party Manifesto West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Chairman of Midlands Connect and Midlands Engine Sir John...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile...

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...

Marks Tey rail station gains 200 additional secure cycle parking spaces

Cyclists using Marks Tey rail station are set to benefit from more secure cycle parking, with an extra 200 spaces now available. The secure facilities...

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...

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...

Rail passengers encouraged to ‘reach out each day in a positive way’ with new artwork

A striking piece of artwork intends to inspire rail passengers as they travel into London Liverpool Street station. The colourful artwork was created by a...

Chief Executive of HS2 joins Loughborough University as a Visiting Professor

The Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd and Loughborough alumnus, Mark Thurston, has joined the University as Visiting Professor of Complex Project and Programme Leadership. Professor...

Go-Ahead named most admired transport company for community and environmental responsibility

Go-Ahead tops table of 11 UK transport companies in independent ranking on community and environmentThe company received the highest scores overall of all bus...

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...

First battery-powered tram successfully tested by Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail has successfully tested its first battery-powered tram in Florence – an important milestone towards expanding the firm’s offer to market the vehicles...