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Hull Trains back on track for Christmas

Hull Trains will resume services from 3 December as the open access operator reintroduces a limited timetable in time for the Christmas period and...

Greater Anglia puts new trains into passenger service

Greater Anglia ran its new Bombardier Class 720 trains in passenger service for the first time on Thursday 26 November 2020.Two of the new...

New tram arrives in Manchester

The first of 27 new trams being manufactured for Manchester Metrolink by Bombardier Transportation has arrived at the Queens Road depot after a 1,800km...

Park and ride expansion for Manchester Metrolink

Planning applications aimed at increasing the park and ride provision at Radcliffe and Whitefield tram stops on Manchester Metrolink have been approved by members...

Unknown Warrior centenary marked at London Victoria

London Victoria station is staging a pop-up exhibition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the journey and burial of the Unknown Warrior, after national...

Train that passed signal at danger was travelling too fast

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has issued a report into an incident that took place on 26 March 2020, when a train passed...

Leicestershire bridge is ‘most bashed’ in Britain

The Watling Street bridge, on the A5 in Hinckley, Leicestershire, has the unenviable title of Britain’s most-bashed bridge after being struck 25 times in...

Lifts back in service at Tamworth station

The three lifts at Tamworth station are back in service after a major overhaul. An investment of nearly £675,000 saw each of the three...

Manchester’s new trams will boost capacity

Transport for Greater Manchester is expecting the first of 27 new Metrolink trams to arrive next week, boosting capacity on the network.The first tram...

First phase of work on Barmouth Viaduct completed

The first stage of a £25 million upgrade to the Barmouth Viaduct in Wales has been successfully completed.The first phase of work on the...

Grand Central suspends services after 6 November

Grand Central has joined Hull Trains in suspending services during the second lockdown, although it is delaying the action until after the end of...

First ‘new’ train for East Midlands Railway

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has introduced the first train of its new Class 170 ‘Tubostar’ regional fleet. The new trains will initially run on the...

Hull Trains to suspend services from 5 November

Due to the latest Covid lockdown in England, Hull Trains will be temporarily suspending all train services from 00:01 Thursday 5 November 2020.This will...

Avanti West Coast plans to double number of trains that call at Motherwell

Following approval of plans for a major timetable change, Avanti West Coast is set to transform rail services at MotherwellThe cross-border operator plans to...

Partial reopening of Heart of Wales line after storm damage

Following a huge recovery effort, the central section of the Heart of Wales line has reopened after Storm Francis battered the line near Llandrindod...

Government to fund TfL until 31 March 2021

Transport for London and the Department for Transport have reached an agreement over a second extraordinary funding and financing package worth up to £1.7...

More cycle space at four Greater Anglia stations

As more people turn to cycling as both ‘green’ transport and a way to keep fit, Greater Anglia is improving cycle parking at four...

Tram-Train pilot in Sheffield to act as blueprint for future schemes

The success of South Yorkshire’s Tram Train service has resulted in it being used as a blueprint to benefit future UK transport schemes, as...