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RSSB sets out new plan to help members shape rail’s future, get past COVID-19 and tackle the big issues

The last year has been a testing period for the rail industry. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the road to recovery against a backdrop of other ongoing...

Two UK rail stations make top ten passenger friendly list in Europe

The Consumer Choice Center launched its second annual European Railway Station Index, highlighting the top 50 railway stations in Europe ranked by passenger-friendliness. The index should be...

Passenger numbers and season ticket usage rise between October and December 2020

A total of 140 million rail journeys were made in Great Britain in October, November and December 2020 and season ticket usage by passengers...

Trans-Britain Railway: creating a £30 billion northern backbone to support economic growth across Britain

An integrated high-speed railway in northern England Trans-Britain Railway demonstrates how an integrated approach to infrastructure planning and urban development can deliver best value and...

CILT launches 21-point plan for transport and logistics to achieve net-zero by 2050

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) believes that “we can achieve net-zero by 2050” through a range of measures recommended to government...

Make Your Holiday a Rail Success and Travel by Train

For almost 50 years travellers from Britain have been packing their bags and heading for the bright lights of mainland Europe, embarking on what...

Work pipeline visibility and cash flow are top priority for rail businesses, say Rail Supply Group

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) publishes two reports, its latest industry-wide Pulse Survey Results - detailing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on rail businesses –...

ORR stats show 74.7% of trains arrived on time between October and December 2020

The Office of Rail and Road has published its passenger rail performance statistics 2020-21 Q3. The stats show that between October to December 2020, there...

Plans of action needed next to deliver strategic goals, says Commission

Detailed plans for decarbonising energy supply, accelerating the roll out of electric vehicle charge points and connecting hard to reach areas with high capacity...

Midlands’ oyster-style’ smart ticketing system ‘essential part of levelling-up agenda’ say MPs

MPs have urged the Government to invest in a Midlands-wide 'tap and cap' smart ticketing system for public transport, to boost passenger numbers, convenience...

Innovation can transform rail across the North, says industry

In a report released today, the Northern Rail Industry Leaders (NRIL), a group of more 150 rail business in the North of England, has...

HS2 launches recruitment campaign to mark National Apprenticeship Week

‘Build the Future’ is the theme marking the 14th annual celebration of apprenticeships and HS2 is showing its support by recruiting more young talent...
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Heritage stations restored for Manchester to Wigan passengers

Two heritage railway stations on the Manchester, Atherton and Wigan line have been improved for Northern passengers. Victorian platform canopies at Walkden and Swinton stations...

Sustainable furniture for transport hubs on a journey to go full circle

Sustainability has been at the heart of Green Furniture Concept since its inception more than 10 years ago. Now, the company, transforming UK railway...

Journey4 appointed by Northern to help develop business plan

Rail specialists Journey4 has been appointed by Northern to support the development of its business plan. Working closely with Northern’s senior leaders, the company was able...