Smartcard switch wins man £1000s

South Western Railway has announced that Simon Hunt is the first passenger to win back the value of his season ticket. Mr Hunt won nearly £5,000, which is the full value of his Annual Season...
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Northamptonshire road bridge set for partial closure

Network Rail is advising motorists in Corby that the Cottingham Road bridge is set to be partially closed for six weeks to allow work to improve safety to take place. Beginning on Monday, 4 March,...
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RMT call off South Western strike

RMT has announced that progress in talks with South Western Railway has allowed the suspension of strike action. The continued strike action programme in the dispute over the role of the guards was due to...
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Free travel for kids this half term with Northern

Between Sunday 17th February and Sunday 3rd March, Northern are allowing children to travel free when travelling with an adult. The offer applies to selected off-peak tickets when purchased online or via Northern's mobile app,...
Squires Gate

Fresh Call for Friends at Squires Gate

Volunteers are needed to help maintain the station at Squires Gate on the South Fylde Line, and to make it look attractive to everyone who uses it. Barrie Russell from the Friends of Squires Gate Station...
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Great Western Railway to open Long Rock Depot doors in aid of charity

Great Western Railway has announced that they will be opening the doors of their Long Rock Depot to the public in 2019. The open day will be taking place on Saturday 13th April 2019 and...
East Midlands Trains to launch new business booking system

Stagecoach to continue East Midlands Trains franchise

Stagecoach has announced that is to continue operating East Midlands Trains for at least another five months. This follows a new agreement with the Department for Transport (DfT). The current East Midlands Trains franchise is...
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Virgin Trains launches first ever Vegan Society registered wrap

Virgin Trains has announced that it has launched a new wrap approved by the Vegan Society. This comes after they formed a partnership with the charity to provide more plant-based food. The Hummus and pomegranate...
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Tunnel improvements to close railway

Great Western Railway is reminding its passengers about upcoming engineering works which will affect journeys in the South West. From Monday 18 February until Friday 8 March the route from Taunton to Exeter St Davids...
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New round of strike action for South Western Railway

RMT has announced that it has secured yet another rock-solid vote to continue with action in the rail safety dispute on South Western Railway. This is after being forced to renew the mandate under the...