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1897-built “Trojan” Returns to Steam and Becomes the Oldest Working Great Western Railway Locomotive

May 1 will see diminutive 0-4-0ST “Trojan” return to service at Didcot Railway Centre at a ceremony to be performed by local MP, David...

Buses to replace trains on branch line during G7 summit

Great Western Railway (GWR) will operate a Rail Replacement Service along the Cornish Branch line route between St Erth and St Ives during the...

ScotRail issue travel advice ahead of lifting of restrictions

ScotRail has reassured passengers that measures introduced across the network – including enhanced cleaning of trains and stations, one metre physical distancing rules, and...

New MD for Transport for Wales Rail

Transport for Wales has confirmed the appointment of Jan Chaudhry van der Velde as TfW Rail's new Managing Director. James Price, TfW Chief Executive, said:...

CrossCountry implements its first TRACS Enterprise module

Joining Transport for Wales Rail Limited and c2c Rail in the revolution to significantly improve performance and efficiency across its operations, CrossCountry has successfully...

Long-running dispute over the role of South Western train guards ends

The long-running dispute over the role of train guards on South Western Railway has ended. Members of the RMT union had fought plans for drivers...

Subway stations reducing COVID risks

Glasgow Subway has now added UV sanitisers to all its escalator handrails. The new UV sanitisers are designed to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission...

All aboard! NYMR full steam ahead for 2021 season opening

One of the UK’s most popular heritage attractions, North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) has announced its eagerly anticipated 2021 season and will open the...

Metrolink trams offer customers breath of fresh air in fight against COVID-19

An in-built ventilation system on Metrolink’s trams constantly circulates fresh air, helping to limit the risk of aerosol transmission of viruses, such as COVID-19,...

The Severn Valley Railway launches livestream camera network

The Severn Valley Railway is launching an exciting new service for supporters and visitors - a network of livestream cameras with a round-the-clock feed...

ScotRail report pre-tax loss of nearly £64.5 million

Abellio ScotRail has reported a pre-tax loss of nearly £64.5 million for the year ended 31 March 2020. In the report it says the COVID-19...

Rail improvements impact journeys on the Tarka Line

The railway line between Barnstaple and Crediton is closed for nine days for track improvement and platform extension work. From Saturday 10 to Sunday 18...
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RMT launches ‘No Cuts at Network Rail’ campaign

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Railway Support Services ‘skates’ a steam locomotive

Railway Support Services (RSS) has been called in by Crewe-based Locomotive Services Limited to recover LMS ‘Black 5’ 4-6-0 no. 45231 The Sherwood Forester...