Metro trains begin running on Sunderland line after repairs to overhead lines

Tyne and Wear Metro services have resumed on the Sunderland line yesterday after Network Rail repaired extensive damage to overhead lines in the area.

Five startups to improve UK rail travel selected for LNER FutureLabs

London North Eastern Railway, LNER, will be working five startups around the world to accelerate new projects to improve UK rail travel.
78018 on shed at Loughborough

Steam locomotive in action at the Great Central Railway TOMORROW

Michael Gough, Great Central Railway boss, has confirmed that further test trains will be running this Sunday, 31st May 2020.

ORR publishes Network Rail investigation findings

The Office of Rail and Road has published its findings from its investigation into Network Rail's impact on poor performance in the North West.

Priti Patel praises work of British Transport Police on County Lines crackdown

The UK's Home Secretary has praised the crackdown on county lines drug dealing by the British Transport Police and other forces.

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LMS Ivatt 2 (2-6-0 and 2-6-2T) steam locomotives – Class Information

Built to meet the lower power-classed traffic demands of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, the Ivatt Class 2s would not only modernise and...

LNER Thompson B1 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for mixed traffic duties during the strict conditions of World War 2, the B1s were Thompson's take on a 4-6-0 2-cylinder general purpose...

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives –...

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers...