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Rail industry publishes radical proposals for once-in-a-generation reform of fares system

Proposals represent industry’s first contribution to the Williams Review with a call for preparatory work to begin now including government, industry and passenger groups...

Mayor James Palmer hails signs that Soham station is becoming a reality

With proposals for Soham train station set to be presented to the public this month, a series of clear, budgeted next steps to bring...

West Yorkshire Combined Authority presses for further rail service improvements

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has pressed rail operators to continue to improve services to ensure they contribute positively to the region’s economic ambitions. Representatives...

Grayling announces new Dawlish sea wall as part of £2 billion investment in south-west

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced further funding of up to £80 million in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish,...

First Class logo launched for rail partnership

It is full steam ahead for the future of community rail in Fenland after a community partnership was officially relaunched with a new logo...

Councillors updated on progress of Borders Railway projects

Councillors were updated today (Tuesday) on Midlothian projects to maximise the benefits of the Borders Railway. 12 plans underway At the full Council meeting on Tuesday,...

Potential of light rail schemes hailed for future urban travel

Image credit: Alexandre Rotenberg / Shutterstock.com New light rail and other rapid transit solutions could be integral to our future transport networks across England’s town...

HS2 reveals Old Oak Common station designs as work ramps up on west London super-hub

HS2 today unveiled the latest designs for Old Oak Common, as HS2 minister, Nusrat Ghani, visited the construction site to meet HS2 staff, its...

Railfuture’s Rail Blueprint for the North

Railfuture Policy Director Ian Brown CBE FCILT contends that rail cannot make any meaningful contribution to growing the North’s economy, or even realise the...

New research aims to make train driver psychometric assessments fairer

​Research by rail industry body RSSB has confirmed that the process used for train drivers’ psychometric assessment remains fair, valid and reliable, but further...

£70 billion blueprint to transform the North’s economy

Transport for the North has today (31st January 2018) set out an ambitious vision for the future of the North’s economy, unveiling draft proposals...

Rail experts: Ambitious decarbonisation plan for rail is possible

Britain's railways could remove diesel-only passenger trains from the network and make substantial progress towards decarbonising their operations by 2040, according to leading rail...
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£161 million announced to transform Oxford station

Oxford station is set for a £161m revamp, which will deliver quicker journeys, increased freight and passenger services and a brand new fully accessible...

Wokingham Borough Council wants trains to pick up the pace

Wokingham Borough Council has said it is campaigning to improve train journey times between stations in Wokingham borough and London Waterloo. The hope is faster...

Rail Skills success for East Ayrshire students

The first programme of the QTS Rail Skills Academy has successfully completed, with 10 young people now equipped with the skills required to join...

Merseyrail reveals reduced frequency services at Green Lane and Bromborough Rake

Passengers are advised that from Monday 22 August, the frequency of trains at Green Lane and Bromborough Rake stations will be reduced to every...