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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...

World-first hydrogen double-deckers enter service

As railways start to look at using hydrogen to power the trains of the future on lines which it would not be economical to...

Two Taziker executives promoted to the board

Two of Taziker Industrial’s senior managers have been promoted to the board of directors. Robert Paterson and Darren Jackson join the board with immediate...

New sustainability director for RSSB

George Davies has been appointed as RSSB’s new director of sustainable development to lead a new, dedicated programme designed to reinvigorate the railway’s collective...

New chairman at Angel Trains

Leading train leasing companies Angel Trains has announced the appointment of its new chairman, Mark Russell CBE, who will be joining the Board from...

New mass transit for West Yorkshire within 10 years

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has announced ambitious plans for a clean and connected transport system that will connect all West Yorkshire’s communities to...

New industry champions at Rail Supply Group

Two leading experts have been appointed to the Rail Supply Group’s industry-wide Council. Lizi Stewart, managing director of transportation at Atkins, becomes the joint RSG...

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...