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Rail companies ‘call time on short-term fixes’ with plan for ‘generational system upgrade’

Following months of consultation with passengers, businesses and communities, the Rail Delivery Group has submitted proposals to the Williams Review that would create...

Response: Chancellor discusses economic potential of NPR

Speaking at the Treasury Committee, Chancellor Philip Hammond indicated his support for Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR). He said that improving productivity “must be the...

Radical proposals unveiled by Virgin Trains to reform rail by importing airline model

Train overcrowding and complex ticketing could be abolished, customer experience improved, and fares cut under radical ideas from Virgin Trains to overhaul the UK’s...

New map to boost disabled passengers’ confidence to take the train

The rail industry is launching a new interactive map which will make it easy for passengers to find out about accessibility at stations, helping...

New appointments made to strengthen HS2 Ltd board

The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has today (12 April 2019) strengthened the board of High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd with the appointments of Dame Judith Hackitt...

Winners announced in decarbonisation competition

RSSB has announced the winners of the £1 million Intelligent Power Solutions to Decarbonise Rail competition. The six feasibility studies funded through the RSSB competition...

Kenilworth Station honoured in transport awards

The new rail station at Kenilworth has been ‘highly commended’ in a regional award highlighting major transport projects in the West Midlands. The Chartered Institute...

Progress at Euston as HS2 completes key demolitions on site of London’s new high speed station

Photo credit: wael alreweie / Shutterstock.com The clearance of the buildings to the west of the station reveal, for the first time, the full scale...

Virgin Trains statement on DfT decision

Virgin Trains has today issued the following statement in response to the news its bid for the West Coast Partnership has been disqualified. A Virgin...

More seats, services and state-of-the-art trains for passengers on new East Midlands railway

Photo credit: Magdanatka / Shutterstock.com Abellio has today (10 April 2019) been announced as the successful bidder to operate the East Midlands Railway franchise, responsible for delivering new trains,...

Funding secured for Portishead Rail

A nationally-significant scheme to improve transport in the region has received over £31m funding from the Department for Transport (DfT). The funding announcement for MetroWest...

Survey launched ahead of major works to Hagley Road and Broad Street

Transport bosses are surveying people who live, work or travel along Hagley Road and Broad Street ahead of major road and tram developments on one...
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Alstom voted “green champion”

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RMT suspends Jubilee tube action

The RMT has said its members will not take industrial action over a dispute at Euston and Green Park stations on June 3. Progress in talks with...

Loco line-up confirmed for Cotswold Festival of Steam

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has confirmed the full line-up of locomotives for its ‘Somerset & Dorset Remembered’-themed Cotswold Festival of Steam, taking...

Northern gets Gold Standard Investors in People recognition

Northern is delighted to confirm that it has been awarded the Gold standard to the internationally recognised Investors in People scheme.  The north of England...