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BTP help Olympic fan

Officers from British Transport Police in Cardiff helped keep one Team GB fan’s Olympic dream alive when she was reunited with her precious tickets. The...

Station staff save day-old kittens

Station staff at Bedford have been praised for saving the lives of four kittens left abandoned in a carrier bag on the station. Staff spotted...

Centro win for Balfour Beatty

Regional transport authority, Centro, has named Balfour Beatty as the preferred bidder to build the Midland Metro extension through Birmingham’s city centre. Says Centro chief...

Stalybridge speeds up

Line speeds will be raised through Stalybridge when a major revamp of tracks and signalling is complete. Control of train movements in the area will...

New £11m Dalmarnock station

Contractors are now hard at work building the new £11m station at Dalmarnock in Glasgow’s East End. The new station will replace the existing facility...

Vital lights up Sloane Square

Vital Technology has completed the installation of a new energy saving lighting system at Sloane Square station on the London Underground. The job was completed...

Changeover at Chester-le-Street

Alex Nelson’s eureka moment came to him when he was on the Durham to Newcastle train, stopping at the then defunct Chester-le-Street station. He recalls...

Portadown refurbishment

Portadown Station on the Belfast to Dundalk and Dublin main line is to receive a £3.6m refurbishment. Works will include a new atrium at the...

Station sessions encore

The Station Sessions Festival is packing them in at St Pancras International this spring. The concerts take place early evenings and are free. Donations are...

Honourable outcome

A local aristocrat and railway staff have joined together to refurbish an historic station. Stalybridge has had its canopy revamped and the buffet spruced up...

Alloa declaration

New stations in Scotland could be opened and many more upgraded under a new £30 million scheme announced by the Scottish Government. The cash will...

Historic Cartouches restored

Two giant iron plates bearing the insignia of the London, Dover and Chatham Railway are being re-assembled at Blackfriars station in London. The rebuilt station...

Budget Boost for Northern Hub

The spring budget had further good news for the Northern Hub capacity increase project. In a further show of confidence in railways Chancellor George Osborne...

A project for people

The new western concourse at King's Cross is causing a stir among press and public alike. The 1,300 tonne steel dome ranks among the largest...

Glasgow gates complete

The final batch of automatic ticket gates at Glasgow Central High Level is now open for business, or closed if you haven’t got a...

Theatre at St Pancras

St Pancras International is to play host to a series of theatre productions live on the concourse. Called ‘Producers Platform’ performers will put on a...

Frodsham makeover

The station master’s house at Frodsham in Cheshire is to be restored following agreement with the local council. The Grade II listed building dates back...

Just the Ticket

This month a total of £18.7m is being made available to fund improvements to stations. Projects must be able to deliver a financial return over...