Tuesday, November 30, 2021
- Advertisement -
Home Research

Research

Transport charity calls for cheaper train tickets and a ban on domestic flights to help tackle climate change

Campaign for Better Transport is calling on the Government to ban some domestic flights and do more to promote rail as a greener alternative to help tackle climate change. The national transport charity is calling...

RIA: The UK is electrifying its railway at less than half the rate needed to decarbonise by 2050

New data has been published from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) showing that the UK is not electrifying its railways quick enough...

Rail regulator calls for better planning of engineering works to reduce impact on passengers

An Office of Rail and Road (ORR) review commissioned into how Network Rail (NR) plans for and delivers engineering works has found that while...

Protect and expand Britain’s light rail systems to aid city regions’ recovery, urged report

Britain’s light rail systems are instrumental in supporting economic growth, promoting social inclusion and achieving environmental gains (including a reduction in carbon emissions) in...

Rail innovators nominated for prestigious industry award

RASIC - the Rail And Station Innovation Company - has been nominated for a prestigious industry award for a project which could eventually revolutionise...

It’s time to level up transport funding in the East Midlands

Council Leaders, MPs and business leaders are calling on the Chancellor to use his forthcoming spending review (27th October 2021) to level-up transport funding,...

Northern Powerhouse Rail could boost economy by £22 billion in the next three decades

One key section of Northern Powerhouse Rail alone could deliver a £22bn boost to the Northern economy by 2060 – nearly £8bn more than...

Borderlands Partnership publishes their prospectus for the Borders Railway extension

The Borderlands Partnership has published a Borders Railway Prospectus which will inform ongoing discussions with the UK and Scottish governments for the extension of...

“Put passengers first to lure them back to heritage railways” say industry analysts

New research by the Rail And Station Innovation Company (RASIC) for railway product suppliers Shed Number 2 shows the heritage rail industry needs to...

Rail regulator statistics show start of return of rail passengers

Figures from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) show that rail travel started to rebound between April and June 2021, following the gradual...

RAIB Report: Freight train derailment at Sheffield station

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released its report into a freight train derailment at Sheffield station, 11 November 2020. At 02:44 hrs on...

Pan-regional benefits of Northern Powerhouse Rail revealed in new analysis

The transformational impact of investment in the North of England’s rail system has been revealed in new analysis by the region’s Sub-national Transport Body. Latest...
- Advertisment -

Most Read

In The News | 30th November 2021 | Latest Rail News

Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Tuesday, 30th November 2021 Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Tuesday,...

Train services continue to be affected in aftermath of Storm Arwen

Storm Arwen had a major impact on rail services over the weekend and services will continue to be affected this week. Speed restrictions were in...

HS2 given go ahead to construct Camden’s Construction Skills Centre

HS2 has received a resolution to grant planning approval from London Borough of Camden’s Planning Committee to build its construction site accommodation on the...

WHIS®wall 1 metre noise barrier system awarded Certificate of Acceptance by Network Rail

The innovative WHIS®wall noise barrier system has been certified for use in the UK by Network Rail. The WHIS®wall system uses the acoustic principle of...