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GTR’s Southern, Great Northern and Gatwick Express fleets to be updated

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is to undertake a five-year, £55 million programme to modernise the Southern, Gatwick Express and Great Northern...

GWR increases capacity to three trains an hour on North Downs line

From Monday 14 September, Great Western Railway has started to introduce a third hourly train service on the North Downs line,...

Former depot makes way for new maintenance facility

Balfour Beatty has commenced demolition of the old Chart Leacon depot in Ashford, Kent, to make room for a new train...

200 new train driver jobs attracts 10,000 applicants

A search for 200 new train drivers in Wales has attracted over 10,000 applicants in just a few days!

Extraordinary times

Following the recent tragedy at Stonehaven, and the wider difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines...

RIA teams up with Reshoring UK to promote British rail industry

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has joined Reshoring UK, a collaboration of industrial engineering associations focused on connecting manufacturers with trusted,...

New C2C badge for those exempt from face coverings

C2C, the train operator which serves 26 stations in East London and South Essex, running services between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness, has...