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Transport for Wales delivers new Bow Street station

Transport for Wales is delighted to announce the opening of the new Bow Street station. The first train stopped at the station in Ceredigion, mid...

Approved WMCA Budget will fund schemes that can support economic recovery and help protect environment

A budget of more than £900m, including funding for infrastructure, regeneration and job training schemes that can support the region’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery and...

Hastings line to be closed from Robertsbridge through to Tonbridge from Monday as Network Rail engineers tackle earthwork repairs

Network Rail engineers are accelerating work to rebuild a cutting at the entrance to a tunnel on the London to Hastings line to reduce...

Planned track works mean more trains on time on the Great Eastern Main Line

Track renewals and overhead line maintenance works will take place between Norwich and Ipswich later this month (February) to improve reliability on the Great...

Reaction to HS2 Phase 2a gaining Royal Assent

HS2 Phase 2a (Birmingham - Crewe) has today reached Royal Assent Reacting to this announcement, Maria Machancoses, director of Midlands Connect, said: “Today’s historic milestone will...

Essential escalator work at South Kensington Tube station starts on Saturday 27 February 2021

Five escalators serving the Piccadilly line to be replacedTrains serving the Piccadilly line will be non-stopping at South Kensington from Saturday 27 February 2021Customers travelling...

One of the country’s most hit railway bridges is repaired and strengthened allowing Cambridgeshire road to reopen

Stonea road in Cambridgeshire reopened this week after one of the country’s most hit railway bridges was repaired and strengthened, following a crash that...

Paralympian Andy Barrow to lead panel ensuring Southeastern trains are accessible to all

Paralympian Andy Barrow to lead new panel to continually review and improve policy and practiceNew accessibility app will use inclusive design principlesInnovative features added to customer information systems...

Footpath reopens following major work to protect railway from erosion in East Yorkshire

A popular footpath which runs between Hessle and North Ferriby has reopened following the completion of major work to protect a nearby railway embankment...

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...

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...

Passengers set for longer platforms, new footbridge and step free access in £31million Feltham station upgrade

£31million Feltham station upgrade completed with extended platforms, new pedestrian and cycle bridge and step-free entranceClosure of Feltham West level crossing has enhanced the...

Major improvements on scenic Esk Valley line as Network Rail upgrades 1940’s track

Network Rail is upgrading sections of track on the Esk Valley line, which date back to the 1940’s, to bring smoother journeys for passengers...

Amersham becomes London’s 81st step-free Underground station

Lifts installed at a northern terminus on the Metropolitan line allow step-free access from street to trainWork continues to improve accessibility across the TfL...

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...

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...

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...

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...