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Northern using AI to trial British Sign Language announcements on trains

Northern customers travelling between Manchester and Leeds as well as Leeds to York will be able to see some of the train operator’s announcements...

Great Western Railway’s battery train sets new distance record

Great Western Railway’s innovative FastCharge battery trial has achieved another significant step – just days after laying claim to a battery train UK distance...

Four bidders shortlisted to become next operator of the Elizabeth line

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed four bidders have been shortlisted as part of the procurement process to operate the Elizabeth line from May...

LNER unveils new named train inspired by mascot

LNER has unveiled its latest named train and livery, which is inspired by a new advertising campaign starring V.I.P (Very Important Puppet), Eleanor. Named after...

EMR refurbishes over 1,200 Intercity seats

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has refurbished more than 1,200 seats as part of a £3 million project to completely replace the standard class seat...

Nexus to carry out Metro track renewal works between Airport and South Gosforth

A busy section of Metro line between the Airport and South Gosforth is to close for seven days from this weekend to allow for...

Greater Anglia continues excellent performance record

Figures released by Greater Anglia (GA) highlight ongoing excellent punctuality standards being delivered for customers across East Anglia. Performance for the last 4-week period...

London’s Overground lines to be given new names and colours

In a historic re-imagining of London’s public transport network, each of London’s six overground lines will for the first time ever be given a...

Greater Anglia to upgrade waiting shelter at Roydon railway station

Greater Anglia will soon start work to upgrade the waiting shelter at Roydon station. The operator will remove the existing shelter (which is built on...

TPE launches new ‘lovely day’ campaign featuring Bill Withers classic

TransPennine Express (TPE) has launched a new campaign encouraging customers to make the most of ‘lovely days' together. Featuring the 1970s Bill Withers classic,...

Northern encourages new ‘payrolled employees’ to travel to work by train

Northern claims that over 80,000 new ‘payrolled employees’ across the North of England are eligible for the equivalent of three months free travel to...

Full timetable to resume on Marston Vale Line

London Northwestern Railway has announced that a full timetable will resume on the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley next week, starting Monday...
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HS2 partners with BuildForce to support ex-forces personnel

HS2 is helping former service personnel from the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Royal Air Force to transition into new careers in...

Torrent Trackside’s MEWPS offer great value for challenging rail projects

CP7 will see major investment in electrification, bridges and tunnel upgrades. This means there will be significant demand for specialised Overhead Line Electrification (OLE)...

Network Rail joins Samaritans to remind public small talk is no small thing

Network Rail has joined Samaritans, British Transport Police and the wider rail industry to remind the public that small talk can be lifesaving as...