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Firm appointed to design future Coventry railway station

Consultancy firm WSP is working with Coventry City Council to improve capacity at the city's railway station. WSP will be looking at the benefits of a...

Network Rail prepares for vital upgrades to Liverpool Lime Street

Network Rail and the six train operating companies (TOC) that serve Liverpool Lime Street are putting transport plans in place for when upgrade work closes...

Culture along the line

From the start of the railway age, Britain’s railway stations have been part of the nation’s social fabric. Today, the realities of transport economics...

First train service in 45 years runs between Swanage and Wareham

Railway pioneers have boarded the first service in 45 years from Swanage to Wareham, in Dorset. Two generations of enthusiasts rebuilt the line following its...

Former railway station complete with converted carriages for sale with £950,000 guide price

A Shropshire railway station could be yours for £50,000 shy of a million pounds. Coalport - which opened in 1863 and closed a century later...

Newcastle’s Central Metro station twinned with London Tube station

The Central metro station in Newcastle has been twinned with Tower Hill Tube station in London to share best practice as tourism gateways in...

ScotRail to roll out customer information screens at 28 railway stations

Passengers across Scotland will benefit from new digital customer information screens (DCIS) which are being rolled out across 28 stations. In total ScotRail Alliance has...

Ingatestone railway station re-opens following £2.4m upgrade

A railway station in Ingatestone, Essex, has re-opened following a £2.4 million restoration and repair scheme. A disused ticket office has been given a new...

Cambridge North railway station set to open in May

Network Rail is putting the final touches to Cambridge's new railway station, which will open on May 21. Located in the suburb of Chesterton, Cambridge North...

Vision for stations

Towards the end of the 19th century, Joseph Pulitzer ran a campaign in his newspaper, the New York World, to raise money for the...

Learning to love stations again

The Great British public are learning to love railway stations again, says Rob Naybour, one of the founding partners of architects Weston Williamson. While...

Mapping it out – Safe delivery of London Bridge station redevelopment

What more is there to write about Thameslink? The project will forever change rail travel through central London for the better, transforming one of the...

Freight delight at HSCrewe

News that HS2 will be put through to Crewe has been welcomed by the rail freight industry. The move will free up capacity for freight...

McLoughlin thanks staff at Victoria

A railway station once labelled Britain’s worst is back in business following a £44 million facelift. Manchester Victoria now has a vast new roof made...

Change here

People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they’re exactly like the old ones,’ said American engineer and inventor Charles Kettering. Kettering is...

Date set for Birmingham New Street opening

Birmingham New Street station, which has been undergoing a major reconstruction for the last five years, will open on Sunday, September 20, Network Rail...

Story in Scotland

The growth and development of Scotland’s rail network has enjoyed a substantial chunk of print columns across the national, regional and trade press over the...

New Street dawning

Take a good look. These may be the last photos you’ll see of Birmingham New Street’s £600 million redevelopment before the grand unveiling to...