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MPs pledge to support investment in rail for Liverpool and Manchester corridor

More than twenty cross-party members of Parliament from across the Liverpool and Manchester city regions have signed a pledge to support rail investment in...

Easier Fares for All – a Railfuture campaign success

The Rail Delivery Group’s ‘Easier Fares for All’ proposal has taken on board all the key points on fares and ticketing that Railfuture has...

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...
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Rail Partners report says freight operators are ready to support decarbonisation and economic growth in partnership with Government

Rail Partners says that its freight operator members are ready to invest in improving and further decarbonising rail freight, providing the Government can deliver...

Million tonne milestone for HS2’s Quainton freight trains

HS2 has revealed that its construction hub at Quainton, Bucks, has now received more than a million tonnes of construction material by rail carried...

Penalty Fares introduced on the South Wales Mainline

Penalty Fares will be introduced on the South Wales Mainline from Monday 4 March as part of a range of measures to tackle an...

North Yorkshire Moors Railway launches fundraising appeal to save Goathland Station’s Bridge 27a

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is asking visitors, rail enthusiasts, and film lovers for vital support to repair Bridge 27A as part of...