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Detailed design of HS2 Curzon Street station has reduced carbon emissions by 55%

Since the first images of the new HS2 station at Birmingham Curzon Street were released in 2018, so that planning applications could...

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...

Government funding for West Midlands Very Light Rail schemes

TramForward, the campaign arm of the Light Rail Transit Association, has welcomed the news that the West Midlands Combined Authority has obtained...

Tyne & Wear Metro passengers help feed those in need

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages Metro, ran food bank collection points at Metro stations across the network and at...

New escalators for Marylebone Tube station

Transport for London is about to commence work to improve access to Marylebone Tube station by installing one new escalator and replacing...

West Wickham station footbridge upgraded

Network Rail has been taking advantage of the relative quiet on the railway to catch up with the rebuilding of several station...

GB Railfreight appoints Tim Hartley as business development director

Tim Hartley has been named as the new business development director at GB Railfreight. Over the last 20 years,...

Stevenage station’s new fifth platform opened a year early

A new £40 million platform and track at Stevenage station has been completed more than a year ahead of schedule

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,...

Mott MacDonald appoints Mike Brown to shareholder committee

Mike Brown MVO, the former Transport Commissioner for London, has been appointed by Mott MacDonald as an independent member of its shareholders’...

Anna Delvecchio joins Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald appointed Anna Delvecchio as development director to its transportation business for the UK and Europe. Anna joined...

Raj Sinha joins SWGR as Group MD

SWGR, a leading supplier of civil, mechanical, electrical, fabrication services and personnel the rail and other industries, has appointed Raj Sinha to...

Alstom purchase of Bombardier Transportation approved by European Commission

The European Commission has cleared Alstom’s proposed takeover of Bombardier Transportation, subject to four conditions that Alstom had itself suggested:

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...

Tring station now more accessible for passengers

Tring station in Hertfordshire is now more accessible for passengers following a multi-million-pound transformation under the Access for All scheme.

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...

Scotland unveils plans to transform Scottish rail network

The Scottish government has launched plans to decarbonise Scotland’s rail passenger services by 2035. Transport Secretary Michael Matheson unveiled...

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.