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Greater Anglia appoints new engineering director

Martin Beable will join Greater Anglia in March 2019 from Arriva UK’s Trains Bid Team, where he is currently Fleet Director. Martin brings a wealth...

Porterbrook makes new digital trains a reality for Heathrow Express

Porterbrook has signed a contract with Bombardier Transportation to fit digital signalling equipment and complete specialist on-board conversions to Class 387 trains set to...

ScotRail Alliance joins up with Samaritans to combat the blues with brews

The ScotRail Alliance and Samaritans are asking people to get together on ‘Brew Monday’ for a cuppa and help save a life. Dubbed ‘the most...

GB Railfreight and Class 50 Alliance collaboration sealed with locomotive repaints

UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight (GBRf) and the Class 50 Alliance (C50A) have announced that mainline registered Class 50 locomotives 50007 Hercules and...

Transport for London’s advertising revenue increases as innovative advertising platforms are introduced

TfL second Annual Advertising Report (2017/18) has revealed the growing success of its advertising estate, with more than £150m in revenue generated during the...

GWR Nameplate marking 700 years of Stroud presented to the town

A Great Western Railway nameplate carried on one of its High Speed Train locomotives has been presented to the town. The locomotive, number 43 143, was...

Samaritans receives boost from Greater Anglia passengers through Delay Repay scheme

Greater Anglia is thanking passengers for their generosity after they donated over £8,000 to Samaritans in 2018 through the train operator’s ‘Delay Repay’ compensation...

Welsh businesses offered opportunities with Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales are offering opportunities for small and medium businesses in Wales to be part of the investment project that will transform the...

Ice, ice maybe? The weather outside may turn frightful, but Network Rail and Southeastern’s snow-and-ice-busting trains will work around the clock

“When the mercury plummets, even the lightest shower of rain or dusting of snow can freeze on the rails, preventing trains from drawing power...

Fundraising Brighton train drivers smash rowathon target

Three train drivers from Southern Rail have smashed their fundraising target by relay-rowing the distance from London to Paris in 24 hours on Brighton...

Automatic braking system for trams to be installed this year

London's tram network will be the first in the UK to have an automatic braking system after Transport for London (TfL) awarded Engineering Support...

LNER launches Customer and Community Improvement Fund

The Customer and Community Improvement Fund will open for applications later in 2019 and we want customers and communities along the East Coast mainline...
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Passengers warned to expect disruption due to another 24 hour strike on 13th August

Rail companies are advising passengers that some services will be severely disrupted on Saturday 13 August, as a result of a further train driver...

Greater Anglia platform work

Greater Anglia is carrying out work to make platforms at four stations long enough for brand-new ten-carriage trains – which means buses will replace...

Amey, Sella Controls and Network Rail level crossing signalling trials

Amey’s rail team is working with Sella Controls and Network Rail Anglia delivery team on a three-month trial that focusses on an alternative method...

Northern teams-up with Blackpool Transport to offer rail passengers ‘through tickets’ onto seaside resort’s bus and tram network

People heading to Blackpool on trains operated by Northern will now be able to buy one ‘through ticket’ that will also cover their bus...