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The latest rail news on Wednesday, 13th January 2021


A new cross Forth rail tunnel is at the heart of a £22 billion rail revolution proposed by the Scottish Green Party to build a modern, zero-carbon network that is affordable and accessible to all.

The Rail for All programme should be a central part of Scotland’s green recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the party’s transport spokesperson John Finnie has said.

The party says it would create thousands of jobs whilst delivering infrastructure that is essential to tackling the climate emergency and supporting long-term economic prosperity.

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Passengers at Birmingham New Street are being urged to check their platforms throughout 2021 while major work takes place to improve future journeys.

From 24 January, a rolling programme of platform closures will begin so signalling equipment at the country’s busiest interchange station outside of London can be completely overhauled.

Over the next 18 months state-of-the-art signalling is being installed to provide more reliable journeys for passengers.

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Trainline has announced the appointment of Champa Magesh to the role of President, Trainline for Business and to the Executive team.

In this newly created role, Magesh is responsible for two key areas – the company’s business travel business and its white label business.


Finally, and improvement works on the forecourt of Maidenhead station get underway this week, as part of the council’s commitment to a programme of improvements in the town.

Phase one, which runs from Friday until February, will concentrate on the northern half of the station’s forecourt, while phase two will see work being carried out on the southern half, in March and April 2021.

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