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SEGRO signs Maritime Transport to operate flagship Rail Freight Interchange in East Midlands

SEGRO has signed a 25 year lease with Maritime Transport, the market leading multi-modal logistics company, who will operate the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange...

Consultation underway on new rail line between Bedford and Cambridge

Ambitious plans for a new rail line between Bedford and Cambridge come one step closer to fruition today, as the East West Railway Company...

Remains of Captain Matthew Flinders discovered at HS2 site in Euston

Archaeologists working on the HS2 project in St. James’s burial ground, Euston, have discovered the remains of Captain Matthew Flinders, the Royal Navy explorer...

Infodev Passenger Counting Equipment Selected by Vivarail for Wales and Borders Class 230

Infodev EDI have received a valued order for the provision of Automatic Passenger Counting (APC) Equipment for the fleet of Class 230 vehicles destined...

Calderdale Council encourages people to sign up for electrification

A petition calling for the electrification of the Calder Valley line has been launched by Calderdale Council as part of its campaign for greater...

New contract puts FSEW on track for new business

Leading international intermodal freight forwarder, FSEW, has signed a key new contract with Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), to secure...

West Midlands Railway clamps down on ticketless travel and antisocial behaviour on the Chase line

West Midlands Railway has been clamping down on ticketless travel and antisocial behaviour on the Chase line. On Friday (18 January), a total of 25...

Hundreds of secure stations keeping passengers safe

Hundreds of Britain’s railway stations are setting the standard in reducing crime, safeguarding vulnerable people and ensuring safer journeys for passengers, Rail Minister Andrew...

GB Railfreight and Class 50 Alliance collaboration sealed with locomotive repaints

UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight (GBRf) and the Class 50 Alliance (C50A) have today announced that mainline registered Class 50 locomotives 50007 Hercules...

New and improved facilities at Newton-le-Willows station open to the public

Rail users are now benefiting from new and improved facilities as the Newton-le-Willows Interchange scheme reached completion this weekend. The rail elements of the scheme,...

HS2 reveals designs for new Euston Tube vent shaft

HS2 has released images of its proposed replacement London Underground substation and vent shaft at Euston, the first major structure to be built as...

Manchester city centre bridges to be restored to Victorian splendour

A project to refurbish three historic railway bridges over streets in Manchester city centre will begin this week. The three Grade II listed bridge structures...
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Network Rail launches initiative at Leeds station to tackle period poverty

Leeds station has now installed new vending machines in its toilets, offering free sanitary products to prevent issues caused by period poverty. Network Rail’s new...

Edinburgh bridges set for makeover as drivers warned over possible disruption

A £1.7m project to repair and re-paint two railway bridges in Edinburgh City Centre will get underway in January 2022. Network Rail will begin work...

Specialist trains help deliver improvements for Network Rail

Network Rail has delivered improvements to the ‘Heart of Wessex’ line, between Dorset and Wiltshire, using two unique trains. During a 16-day closure, starting 18...

Intercity operator gets accreditation for accessible website

Avanti West Coast says it is the first train operator to win an accreditation from the Shaw Trust for the accessibility of its website. Accordingly,...