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“World first” trains commission for artists announced by Metro operator

Train-loving artists have the chance to create work for the Tyne and Wear Metro’s new £362 million train fleet. The commission has been announced by...

Stockton & Darlington Railway reveals 200th anniversary celebration plans

The Stockton & Darlington Railway (S&DR) has unveiled a wide range of events in a plan to celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2025. These will...

Customers reminded of 17-week closure of Northern line’s Bank branch

Transport for London is reminding its customers that a major closure on the London Underground to bring step-free access to the northern line and...

Rail is helping put some pedal power back in South West Surrey

A rail operator and partnership is helping South West Surrey residents and visitors to get on their bikes. People will be able to get their...

Operator signs up new mental health charter

Great Western Railway has signed up to The Railway Mental Health Charter (RMHC). The charter is a framework that helps rail companies promote, manage and...

Northern’s cleaning regime reaches an impressive number

Northern said its train carriages have been cleaned almost one million times last year. In 2021, a total of 952,514 cleaning operations were carried out. In...

Report: East Coast Digital Programme is the way forward

The East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) is a blueprint for a national digital signalling program and other major schemes, according to a report being...

RAIB: Safe maintenance of freight wagons needs to improve

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released its findings and recommendations after a tanker train derailment and fire which took place in Llangennech,...

Mid-Norfolk Railway launches signal box appeal

The Mid-Norfolk Railway needs your help to raise funds so it can restore and equip a former Network Rail Spooner Row signal box that...

ScotRail consults on large-scale ticket office changes

ScotRail is consulting the public and other stakeholders regarding its ticket offices. It is looking at potentially closing three ticket offices and altering opening hours...

All change at the top of the West Midlands Trains comms team

Charlotte Ritchie has become the new head of external communications and engagement at West Midlands Trains (WMT). Charlotte is replacing Francis Thomas, who will soon...

SWR keeps Class 707 trains for longer to help capacity

SWR has said that Class 707 trains are set to continue serving South Western Railway (SWR) until August 2022. This will help the train operator...
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In The News | 20th January 2022 | Latest Rail News

Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Thursday, 20th January 2022 InTheNews: The latest rail news on Thursday, 20th January 2022 Londoners will...

Major changes at the top of TfL

Transport for London (TfL) has announced its new, leaner-structured executive team, which is reduced from the original 11 to 7. In a statement, TfL said...

EMR and Hitachi Rail pick Sheffield firm for Aurora components

A Sheffield firm has been chosen to provide a range of components for East Midlands Railway (EMR) and Hitachi Rail's new Intercity fleet. Stauff is...

RazorSecure’s Dr Emma Taylor now on Department for Transport’s Science Advisory Council

Dr Emma Taylor, RazorSecure’s head of digital safety, has joined the Department for Transport's Science Advisory Council. The Science Advisory Council (SAC) delivers independent strategic...