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Further £10m commitment to bringing back rail service

The re-introduction of direct passenger trains between south-east Northumberland and the centre of Newcastle in the next three years is nearer than ever.The Outline...

Significant step towards more resilient railway as new Dawlish sea wall takes shape despite challenging conditions caused by Storm Ciara

Plans to protect the vital rail artery to the south west from rising sea levels and extreme weather have taken a significant step forward...

HS2 given the go-ahead

The Prime Minister has given HS2 the green light. Boris Johnson has backed the plans, which will see the city centres of London, Birmingham, Manchester...

Reaction to HS2 announcement

If there's one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to HS2, it is the fact that the project has divided opinion. Those backing...

Bedfordshire cyclists applaud major investment in Thameslink station cycle facilities

Bedfordshire cyclists have welcomed the investment of more than £160,000 to improve bicycle facilities at Luton and Leagrave railway stations. Govia Thameslink Railway has been...

Storm Ciara: Damage to the Conwy Valley Line

Storm Ciara, which bought 90mph winds, extreme rainfall, and flooding across Wales, has caused extensive damage on the Conwy Valley Line, north of Llanrwst. Network...

Network Rail reveals plans to upgrade Reigate station and is looking for your views

Network Rail is inviting everyone to have their say on new proposals to upgrade Reigate Station. The ideas include a new platform able to accommodate...

Sign Language app launched across Transport for Wales

A new app to aid communication for customers from the deaf community has been launched on the Transport for Wales network this week The app,...

Passengers facing second-class mobile connectivity on UK rail network

Passengers will continue to experience inadequate mobile services on the UK’s railways due to slow government progress in fixing gaps in connectivity. The National Infrastructure...

Hereward Line Community Rail Partnership achieves new national accreditation

Fenland's Hereward railway line has seen its Community Rail Partnership receive official accredited status from the government’s Department for Transport. The Hereward Community Rail Partnership...

ScotRail’s class 385 train is the best in Britain

ScotRail’s Hitachi class 385 electric train is now officially the nation’s best performing new train – delivering more reliability for customers than any other...

‘Greener’ trains will join the fleet at the popular North Wales tourist attraction

Heritage Great Britain, who operate one of Wales’ biggest tourist destinations; Snowdon Mountain Railway, have invested £1.1million in their new Hybrid Diesel locomotives. Merging greener...
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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,...