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Younger people demand improved internet connectivity on return to railways

New polling commissioned by evo-rail, a UK-based rail technology company which was formed out of First Group, has revealed that 65% of younger people...

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...

How One Welsh-based Tour Operator Plans to Recover With ‘Home Soil Touring’

Porthmadog-based Ffestiniog Travel has said ITV's Home Sweet Home – Travels in My Own Land could well be the inspiration for Brits to book a holiday...

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 AssentReacting to this announcement, Maria Machancoses, director of Midlands Connect, said:“Today’s historic milestone will...

New first-of-its-kind, QR-driven tech to revolutionise the rail passenger journey experience

New standards in at-seat rail technology have been set as Whoosh, the innovative software creator, launches Real-Time Journey Dashboard which transforms how real-time communication...

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...

Full throttle for the SVR’s first diesel event of the year!

From the 13th to the 16th May, diesel fans will be able to experience a special event of epic proportions at the SVR. In the largest...

A new type of train ticket for the return to the office

Rail campaigners are calling for a new type of rail ticket for people who spend only part of their working time in the workplace....

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...

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station move forward with £400k land deal

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station have moved forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed a £400,000 investment to buy...

Midlands leaders call on Chancellor to back Midlands Rail Hub

£2bn project listed as transport priority in Conservative Party ManifestoWest Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Chairman of Midlands Connect and Midlands Engine Sir John...

Marks Tey rail station gains 200 additional secure cycle parking spaces

Cyclists using Marks Tey rail station are set to benefit from more secure cycle parking, with an extra 200 spaces now available.The secure facilities...

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...

Fleet performance celebrated by Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales is delighted to confirm that it has hit fleet availability targets every day for more than a year.In what has been...

Great Western Railway provides extra trains to help vaccine roll-out

Great Western Railway is providing 17 extra trains a day to Newbury Racecourse to help with the roll-out of the coronavirus vaccine.The additional station...