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First class delivery – new RailDirector is on its way

The February edition of RailDirector is making its way to 2,000 of the rail industry’s most influential leaders and subscribers in the coming days. Covering...

Reliability improvements between Ely and Kings Lynn following track works

Passengers travelling between Ely and Kings Lynn will experience fewer delays and cancellations following the completion of essential track works carried out by Network...

Cardiff bridge avoids £40m demolition thanks to electric resistant paint

In a world first, electric resistant paint combined with voltage-controlled clearance (VCC) has helped make a Victorian railway bridge usable by new electric trains,...

Abergele & Pensarn railway station set to be transformed

Station rooms in Abergele & Pensarn that have been left unused for decades are set to be given a new lease of life thanks...

Cannock station first to be given a makeover through West Midlands Stations Alliance

Cannock Railway Station has become the region’s first to receive much-needed improvements driven by the West Midlands Stations Alliance (WMSA). The pioneering Alliance is the first of...

East Midlands Railway and Porterbrook salute iconic HSTs

East Midlands Railway and Porterbrook are paying tribute to the iconic HSTs by painting power car 43302 into the Intercity Swallow livery and reinstating...

Flood busting measures help protect vital railway line despite record river levels

A stretch of railway through Oxford is continuing to support passengers who need to travel to work and is keeping vital freight moving thanks...

Stonehaven-Montrose railway set to reopen for customers

The railway between Stonehaven and Montrose will reopen for passenger and freight customers on Monday, February 22, following the successful completion of repair works...

Millions invested into West Midlands railway improvements

More than 6km of railway track is being replaced across the West Midlands as the rail industry works together to build back better after...

East Sussex railway clean-up is a load of rubbish

Over 3 tonnes of fly-tipped rubbish have been cleared from a level crossing in East Sussex to maintain a safe and reliable railway for...

Public invited to comment on signalling renewal proposals for Cambridge area

Network Rail to launch public consultation on proposals to renew the railway’s signalling system and upgrade of seven level crossings across the Cambridge area. Network...

Essential works planned at Deben bridge to keep East Suffolk Line services running safely and reliably

Network Rail will replace wheel timbers on a rail bridge that crosses the River Deben next month (March) to keep services on the East...
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South Western Railway announces start date for new Managing Director

Claire Mann will take up her role as Managing Director of South Western Railway on 22 March 2021. Claire began her career in transport as...

Train depot improvements, new trains and station upgrades help Northern mark first anniversary

After a year of Northern under new ownership, the train operator is announcing a series of further improvements, including new depot upgrades designed to...

UV light is used to sanitise escalators on the Tyne and Wear Metro in its latest COVID secure measure

A new device that uses ultraviolet light to sanitise escalator handrails has been installed on the Tyne and Wear Metro as part of its...

evo-rail to deliver rail-5G to UK railways

evo-rail, part of FirstGroup, is launching rail-5G, the global first multi-gigabit communications service specifically designed for the railway. rail-5G powers the on-train Wi-Fi system...