Northern units

Planned Northern cancellations this Easter Sunday

Northern has announced details of cancellations to train services on Sunday 21st April 2019 in the North West. Northern have chosen the train services to minimise the impact on passengers. The routes that are most affected are...
Class 43

The last GWR Class 43 locomotive hauled train announced!

Great Western Railway has announced the date for the last Class 43 HST service from London Paddington. The last express HST from Paddington will depart on Saturday, 18th May 2019. Due to a large number of...
33029 arriving into Oxenholme

Locomotive hauled trains this Easter as West Coast Railway Company return to the Windermere...

It’s been announced that the West Coast Railway Company (WCRC) will operate services on the Lakes Line over the Easter weekend. Local MP Tim Farron has been working alongside Network Rail and WCRC to set...
Sudbury LEds

LED lighting is now operational on Chiltern Railways network

Chiltern Railways has announced that they have rolled out LED lighting across their stations on their network. The train operator’s idea should reduce their overall electricity consumption by 1,278,094 KWH's per annum. The efficient LEDs reduce...
Class 97 97302 at Minffordd

Class 97 locomotive named ‘Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways’

Network Rail has announced that one of their Class 97 locomotives have been named after the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways. The nameplates for the Class 97 was unveiled at Minffordd railway station on Friday...
Stratford upon Avon

Chiltern Railways announce May timetable

Chiltern Railways has announced their new timetable, which will take effect from May 2019. The new timetable will more than double the number of direct trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and London Marylebone. The new timetable will also see changes aimed...
Poppyscotland and Scotrail raise record amount for poppyscotland

ScotRail raises £130,000 for Scottish Poppy Appeal

ScotRail has announced that they have raised a total of £130,000 for the 2018 Scottish Poppy Appeal, an increase of 25 per cent, breaking the previous record set in 2017. Fundraising included donations from ScotRail...
Easter engineering works

Easter holiday rail improvements across East London, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

Network Rail is reminding passengers to check train times if they are travelling across East London, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk as it completes upgrades across the regions. Passengers are set to benefit from the work,...
TransPennine Express 68 at Todmorden

TransPennine Express accept first Nova 3 train

TransPennine Express have announced that they have accepted the first of 13 five-carriage 'Nova 3' train sets into their fleet. Nova 3; formed of a Class 68 locomotive, four Mk5a coaches, and a Mk5a Driving...
London Marathon

Free travel from Chiltern Railways for London Marathon participants

Chiltern Railways has announced that they are once again offering free travel to participants who are participating in the 2019 London Marathon on Sunday 28 April 2019. The offer is valid for travel on Sunday 28...