Saturday 20 January 2018
Paddington Bear and creator Michael Bond to be remember after an 800 train is named after them

GWR train named after Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond

Great Western Railway has announced that one of their brand new Class 800 IETs has been named after Paddington Bear author, Michael Bond. The train, No. 800010, was unveiled on platform 1 at London Paddington,...
Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station

Solar Powered LEDs light up railway station in Essex

A railway station in Essex, which is run by Greater Anglia, has seen solar-powered LED cats eyes installed on the walkway. The station in question is Chappel & Wales Colne railway station on the branch...
Trains at Lowwstoft

Greater Anglia stations open for community use

Greater Anglia has announced that it is to offer empty spaces in stations to local communities across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. The unused rooms have become available as stations have evolved over the...
Arriva Trains Wales refreshments

Arriva Trains Wales begin selling re-usable travel mugs

Arriva Trains Wales has announced that they are to start serving their refreshments in passengers own reusable hot drinks cups. This decision comes after the train operating company has reviewed its policy. Previously, Arriva Trains Wales,...
Chiltern Railways appoint new commercial director

Meet Chiltern Railways New Commerical Director

Chiltern Railways has announced that they have hired a new commercial director for the company. Chiltern Railways runs train services between London Marylebone and the Midlands, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, and Buckinghamshire. The new commercial director, Eleni Jordan,...
Burnaby Road bridge in Portsmouth set to be replaced in £2.7 million project

£2.7 million brings a new railway bridge for Portsmouth

A railway bridge in Portsmouth, which is 142 years old, is set to be replaced next month by a multi-million-pound investment to improve reliability on South Western Railway services. Network Rail and its 'orange army'...
Nottingham railway station update after fire

Facilities at Nottingham Station after fire

East Midlands Trains has given an update to the public about the facilities at Nottingham railway station after the fire caused damage last week. All ticket machines at the station are now fully operational. Customers...
D213 "Andania" // Credit Geoff Griffiths

Class 40 to be operated by Locomotive Services TOC Ltd for 3 Years

Locomotive Services TOC Ltd has signed a deal which sees Class 40 No. 40013 "Andania" become part of their fleet for the next three years. Carrying BR Green Livery and numbered D213, Andania is currently...
ScotRail Living Wage

9 out of 10 ScotRail Trains arrived ‘On-Time’ in the last twelve months

ScotRail have announced that performance measures show that 9 out of 10 ScotRail Trains arrived within the target time in the last 12 months. ScotRail is held to account for a Public Performance Measure. This...
Samaritans to turn Blue Monday into Brew Monday

Rail staff to turn ‘Blue Monday’ into ‘Brew Monday’

Rail staff from Network Rail, British Transport Police and Arriva Trains Wales are backing Samaritans' bid to turn 'Blue Monday' into 'Brew Monday' this coming Monday, 15th January. Blue Monday has been dubbed the most...

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