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BTP chief constable speaks out over ‘disproportionate’ use of resources to police football fans

The British Transport Police's (BTP) chief constable has said that the force is using a 'disproportionate amount of time' chaperoning footballing fans around the...

Abbey Wood station is now open

Abbey Wood station has now opened to Southeastern passengers. Delivered by Network Rail as part of the Crossrail project, the station will become part of...

Scotland’s newest railway station officially opens

A new railway station has been built in Forres as part of upgrade work to the Aberdeen-Inverness line. The station sits to the north of...

Liverpool Lime Street re-opens after first phase of upgrade work is complete

A 23-day transformation of Liverpool Lime Street has finished with the station now fully re-open to the public. During the project engineers replaced almost 2,000m...

Smart ticketing across rail network by end of 2018

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said that passengers will be able to use smart ticketing across "almost all" of the network in England and...

Network Rail reveals major Christmas and New Year projects

Christmas is 80 days away - let that sink in. With friends and family putting festive travel plans in place, Network Rail has revealed the...

Progress for the North West’s second largest town without a railway station

More than £5 million in funding has been secured to develop plans for a railway to Skelmersdale - the second largest town in North...

What visiting 2,563 railway stations looks like in 14 pictures

Earlier this year railway adventurers Vicki Pipe and Geoff Marshall set out to visit all 2,563 railway stations in Great Britain, completing the ambitious...

Construction of Merseyrail’s new £13m Maghull North station begins

Work has begun on the construction of a new railway station at Maghull North. The station is due to be open in May 2018, on...

Funding package secured for Midland Metro stop at HS2’s Curzon Street station

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) have committed £27.5 million towards the construction of...

ScotRail to install electric car chargers at 50 stations

The first of 50 electric car chargers have gone live at stations in Scotland. Electric vehicle registration is up 62 per cent on this time...

London Paddington retail on the rise

London’s Paddington station has seen a sharp increase in retail sales over recent months, rising by 40 per cent between April and June 2017. This...

Middlesbrough masterplan for historic railway station

Middlesbrough council is drawing up a masterplan to make Middlesbrough railway station a strategic transport hub in the near future. With funding from the Tees...

Cambridgeshire can be ‘UK’s Silicon Valley’ with help of new railway station

Secretary of State Chris Grayling has said that a new station in Cambridgeshire can help create the 'UK's own Silicon Valley'. Officially opening the station...

4 London railway stations as you’ve never seen them before

Network Rail has been flying high in the sky taking birds eye shots of track in London. In August, major improvement work will take place...

White Walkers patrol King’s Cross station to mark premiere of new Game of Thrones season

White Walkers were spotted patrolling King's Cross station yesterday as fantasy drama Game of Thrones celebrated the launch of its seventh season. The Iron Throne...

Kier takes over McNicholas Construction

Construction firm Kier has announced a takeover of McNicholas Construction. Kier is one of the UK's biggest construction firms and has previously worked on the...

SPT awards contract to refurbish two Glasgow subway stations

Graham Construction has been awarded a contract from Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) to refurbish two Glasgow subway stations. As part of SPT's modernisation programme, Shields Road...