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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...

Nexus and Stadler officially sign the contract for a new Metro train fleet

Nexus has officially signed a contract with the Swiss train builder Stadler to produce the new train fleet for the Tyne and Wear Metro. Stadler...

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...

BPR Architects submit Planning Application for a new Southern Entrance building to Romford Station

BPR Architects have been appointed by AECOM on behalf of Rail for London (RfL) to prepare a design proposal to increase station capacity and...

First phase of HS2 set to get the go ahead

The Prime Minister is expected to give HS2’s first phase the green light today. Boris Johnson is set to back the London to Birmingham section...

Crossrail project update

Crossrail Ltd plans to bring the Elizabeth line into passenger service as soon as practically possible in 2021. The central section remains on schedule to...

Manchester Mayor calls for NPR to take priority over HS2

The Mayor of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority has called for the Government to prioritise the building the Northern Powerhouse Rail before HS2. Andy Burnham...

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...

WMCA Board set to approve Birmingham Eastside Metro extension

The next Birmingham city centre extension to the West Midlands Metro network is set to be given the green light by the West Midlands...

Scottish Government publishes its Budget – which includes £1.55 billion in rail and bus services

Improvements to the railways in Scotland are at the heart of the Budget for 2020/21. Investing in vital public services and ending the country’s contribution...

Network Rail and Northern to unveil £46m state-of-the-art train depot in Wigan

Politicians and rail industry representatives will officially open a brand new £46m train depot in Wigan today As part of the multi-million pound investment by...
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Back public transport to help high streets and avoid gridlock, businesses warn PM

An unprecedented coalition of organisations representing shops, offices, restaurants, venues, public transport providers and trades unions has written to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson,...

Investigation underway after several Class 800 trains taken out of passenger service

Hitachi Rail says a thorough investigation is underway after several Class 800 trains have been taken out of passenger service. Great Western Railways, Hull Trains...

GWSR volunteers take occupation of ‘The Goods Shed’

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) volunteers have taken occupation of a new welfare building, which is a tasteful extension of the former Great Western...

Essential repair work to impact Metrolink lines

Essential Metrolink maintenance work will take place over next weekend (15-17 May) resulting in temporary disruption to some lines. Track replacement, along with other works...