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GTR goes online for this year’s Pride celebrations

Govia Thameslink Railway’s LGBT+ Network is preparing to celebrate Pride in a whole new way, following the cancellation of the annual Brighton...

Mott MacDonald working on improving the railway’s response to signalling failure

Engineering and design consultant Mott MacDonald is undertaking its first piece of work for the new Network Rail design services framework, supporting...

West Midlands to place climate change challenge at the heart of its updated transport plan

Transport for the West Midlands is set to update the region’s wide-ranging transport plan with a greater focus on meeting the challenge...

South East seeks transport devolution

A partnership of local authorities and business leaders in the South East of England has submitted a bid for transport devolution to...

Birmingham: University station redevelopment given go ahead

Birmingham’s £56 million University station redevelopment has now been confirmed after West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed the full business case.

ScotRail’s HSTs set a good example by wearing face coverings

To help raise awareness about the mandatory wearing of face coverings on ScotRail trains and in stations, ScotRail has applied custom face...

New information screens for Thameslink passengers at St Pancras

Seven new passenger information screens at St Pancras, which can display 128 departures at one time, are now giving clearer, more comprehensive...

Drones search out Skylarks on HS2’s route

Thermal image showing a skylark's nest as a bright 'warm' spot. The HS2 route passes through some lovely...

Tyne & Wear Metro secures additional government funding to prolong its maintenance programme

Tyne and Wear Metro has secured additional government funding to keep its programme of essential infrastructure renewal works going after March 2021.

New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

Raj Kumari-Byford. At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when...

Crossrail delayed yet again

Crossrail’s board has met to consider the latest update from its leadership team concerning the impact of COVID-19 on progress to complete...

Mayor of London launches independent review of TfL’s long-term future funding

Following on from news of the government’s review of Transport for London’s financial position and structure, Mayor of London Sadiq has announced...

DB Cargo UK signs new two-year contract to move china clay for Imerys

DB Cargo UK, one of the UK’s largest rail freight operators, has been awarded a new, two-year contract to transport china clay...

Government to invest £589 million in kickstarting rail upgrades across the North

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a £589 million kickstart for work on the Transpennine main line between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester.

HS2 vent shaft headhouse at Chalfont St Peter designed to fit into landscape

HS2 has published its final design for the Chalfont St Peter vent shaft headhouse – the first of four similar structures that...

Women in Rail Awards cancelled for 2020, back again on 20 May 2021

The 2020 Women in Rail Awards has become the latest victim of the Covid-19 epidemic as the charity has taken the decision...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail to invest a further £1 million in hydrogen-powered trains

Hydrogen power on Britain’s railways has become one step closer as Eversholt Rail and Alstom have announced a further £1 million investment...

New rail freight service from Port of Southampton to Derby

Freight operator GB Railfreight has commenced a new Intermodal service from the rail terminal operated by Solent Stevedores at the Port of...