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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...

More reliable journeys after major £1.4m Merseyside railway upgrade

Passengers and motorists are benefiting from work to refurbish a major railway bridge in St Helens.The £1.4m Network Rail investment as part of the...

Investment focused on sustainable travel for a green recovery

Priorities set out for future transport projects.Accelerating economic recovery and laying the groundwork for an inclusive, greener transport network will be at the heart...

Tories show levelling down agenda for transport, says TSSA

Transport union TSSA slams the government’s ‘levelling-down’ agenda as outlined by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today.  In a revealing appearance at the Transport Select Committee...

Mechan given safety accolade by Siemens Mobility

Sheffield-based Mechan has received recognition from one of the world’s largest rail industry companies for its positive impact on the safety of depot workers.The...

Rail industry collaborates to operate temporary timetable while essential repairs are carried out on West Coast Main Line

Extra stops added to Avanti West Coast services along the Trent Valley, as railway operators join forces to introduce a new temporary timetable while...

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...

New Thales onboard solution to offer more security and comfort for passengers

The immediate and long-term priority of public transport authorities and rail operators is to secure the attractiveness of rail transportation. This means creating a...

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...

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 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...