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18/3 – Up to 40 London Underground stations closing until further notice

TfL to run a reduced service to enable London's critical workers to make essential journeys. From this Friday, there will be no Waterloo &...

18/3 – The Railway Mission: Supporting the industry during the coronavirus pandemic

There are widespread concerns about the threat posed by the coronavirus. This is particularly the case in the rail industry. This includes the thousands...

18/3 – Coronavirus: Some train services cancelled because of the virus

South Western Railway says it is having to cancel a small number of trains at very short notice as more staff are having to...

telent awarded maintenance contract for new Elizabeth line through central London

telent, a leading UK technology and network services company, has been awarded a contract to support and maintain CCTV for the Elizabeth line, the...

Calls to add fully accessible Thameslink to the Tube map

The London Assembly Transport Committee has published a report on accessible and inclusive transport and made a number of recommendations among others: Transport for London (TfL) should...

18/3 – Transport for West Midlands working to keep public transport moving in wake of coronavirus outbreak

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has vowed to focus on keeping safe, clean, and functioning public transport available for those that need it amidst the...

Community celebrates funding for lifts at Flitwick station

Thameslink rail managers, community leaders and holiday destination Center Parcs have welcomed a Government announcement of additional money for Network Rail to make Flitwick...

17/3 – Coronavirus: The impact on the railways and steps to keep the trains moving

The government is in talks with rail bosses this week to put emergency measures in place to deal with the problems associated with coronavirus. Some...

17/3 – Call for rail companies to help with the manufacture of ventilators

The government is looking for businesses in the rail sector to support in the production and supply of ventilators and ventilator components. The call comes...

Enhanced cleaning regime to make public transport even safer

An enhanced cleaning regime has been unveiled by Transport for London (TfL) to improve the already-high hygiene levels on the capital's public transport. Cleaning across...

Wivelsfield station awarded £1 million for new passenger lift

Southern Railway, Mid Sussex District Council and Network Rail have welcomed a £1 million award from the Department for Transport for step-fee access improvements...

New ‘rail to refuge’ scheme offers free train travel to women fleeing domestic abuse

Women fleeing domestic abuse can now apply for free train travel to refuge accommodation, through Women's Aid's new 'rail to refuge' scheme, supported by...
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Rail trade bodies come together on key ‘asks’, to make Rail Project SPEED a success

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Dover Priory footbridge and canopy upgrade thanks to £3.5m investment from Network Rail

Refurbishment and repair work at Dover Priory station will increase the life of the footbridge, as well as providing upgraded platform canopies to keep...

Network Rail gives ‘Heart of Wessex’ line some love over five-day closure

Passengers travelling on the line between Bristol and Weymouth can look forward to a more reliable railway following vital maintenance between Dorchester West and...