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A simpler, better approach to driving revenue growth

Suzanne Donnelly, director of passenger revenue at GBRTT, talks about the best way make rail more affordable and accessible to more people. 1.8 billion trips...

Loram’s Shunter livery leaves no one guessing who its backing for GBR bid

On-track machine and engineering business Loram has revealed a new livery for its HVO-powered depot shunter... and its perhaps no surprise that the Derby-based...

TfN launch campaign to bring GBR HQ to the north

"Great British Railways’ national headquarters can be anywhere as long as it’s based in the North."   That's the message from Transport for the North (TfN), which...

Advisory body on disability and transport welcomes GBR in hope of more accessible railway

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has released its comments for the Williams Shapps Plan for Rail consultation -- welcoming Great British Railways in...

Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail consultation is at halfway point

A consultation in to the Government's sweeping reforms for rail is at the halfway point. The consultation, which started on 9 June, looks at the...

GBR HQ — let us know that YOU think

The race to become the home for Great British Railways is on the final straight -- and we would like YOU to tell us...

Great British Railways needs views on increasing freight

The Transition Team for Great British Railways is calling for views from businesses on how to increase the amount of freight that is moved...

Shortlist announced for home of Great British Railways

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today announced that Birmingham, Crewe, Derby, Doncaster, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and York will compete for the honour of being crowned the...

Celebrating five years of Rail Business Daily: Five years of major news

Rail has changed dramatically since Rail Business Daily first went online back on 4 July 2017. In that time, we have seen the best...

Transport Secretary: Consultation on primary legislative changes to reform our railways

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says his department is seeking views on primary legislative changes required to effect rail reform as set out in the...

GBRTT: Publication of key report vital step in creation of 30-year rail strategy

The views of hundreds of organisations and individuals on the future priorities for Britain’s railways have been summarised and published, marking an important step...

New Transport Focus Chair Appointed

Nigel Stevens will take on the role of Transport Focus’ Chair during the rollout of the biggest reform on Britain’s railways in 25 years,...
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TransPennine Express issues important advice for those travelling over the Christmas period

Rail operator TransPennine Express (TPE) is advising customers across the North and into Scotland to plan ahead with major engineering work by Network Rail planned to take place after Christmas into the New Year.

London Northwestern Railway confirms temporary suspension of Marston Vale Line train service

Trains on the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley have been temporarily suspended after it was confirmed that the maintenance company that looks after the trains had entered administration.

IRSE launches series of 10-minute videos

The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) has launched its own series of online, informative videos – IRSE10///. Initially a series of six high quality,...

Key Carlisle rail routes reopen after freight derailment

More than 25,000 hours of work has taken place to get the railway restored after a freight train derailment cut off two key rail...