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Volunteer writer and administrator at RailAdvent.

MP welcomes new electric car charging points at South Western Stations

South Western Railway has installed 60 new electric car charging points at six station car parks on its network. The charging points cost a total of £100,000 and Basingstoke MP Maria Miller welcomed the investment by SWR.

16-17 Saver launches, giving half price rail travel

The Department for Transport has announced that from next week the 16-17 Saver will be available to purchase, with savings available from the 2nd September.

Celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week with Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express has announced a competition for passengers to help celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week, which runs from the 12th to the 18th August.

Greater Anglia Upgrades Smartphone App

Greater Anglia has upgraded its smartphone app to allow for 'Remote Ticket Download' The exciting new innovation allows commuters to cut down the time it...

Eurostar invites passengers to press for champagne

Eurostar has launched a new 'Press for champagne' button to begin the countdown to its 25th anniversary. The 14th November 2019 will mark 25 years...

Virgin offers 100% digital tickets for rail passengers

Virgin Trains has announced they are the first train operator to offer all its ticket types in digital format. They have added monthly and annual...

Narrow Gauge model show to be held at Mid-Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway, who are based in Stowmarket Suffolk, will be hosts to a model railway exhibition from the Norfolk and Suffolk...

Take a look inside the new £60m fleet for Hull Trains

Hull trains have given passengers an insight into the new £60m fleet by releasing photos of the interiors of the new trains. The photos show...

St Albans Signal Box group unveil history panel at station

On Wednesday, July 24th, the St Albans Signal Box Preservation Trust unveiled a new board at the city station. The history board shows information about...

Greater Anglia Bucket and Spade Trains a Great Success

Greater Anglia has announced that the bargain tickets for the Bucket and Spade trains to Walton on the Naze have sold out, but there...