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Stadler signs contract for 60 new locomotives

VR Group, from Finland, and Stadler has announced that they have signed a contract for 60 new diesel-electric locomotives. The new locomotives will improve the operational efficiency in marshalling yards, freight terminals and non-electrified lines. The...
c2c // Credit: Railway News

c2c tops punctuality league table

Train operator, c2c, has announced that they have named the UK’s best train operator under the toughest-ever punctuality measures used by the rail industry. Using the new On Time measure, reported by Network Rail, trains...
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...
Southeastern

WIN the cost of your Southeastern annual season ticket

Southeastern Railway has announced that passengers now have the chance to win the cost of their annual season ticket. The competition comes as the train operating company launched their Switch to Win prize draw to...
LNER Intercity 91

LNER’s Pantograph Problems

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) urged passengers not to travel on Tuesday 16th April 2019, after 10 Class 91 locomotives were taken out of service. The East Coast Mainline suffered severe disruption on Tuesday 10th...
c2c // Credit: Railway News

Restricted c2c timetable in effect this July and August

c2c has announced that they will only be able to operate a restricted train timetable this July and August. For 16 days in July and early August, engineering work will be taking place to prepare...
Easter competition

Giant Easter egg launches Merseyrail competition

A giant Perspex egg, which is currently believed to be the biggest chocolate-filled egg in Liverpool, has been installed in Central Station. The egg is part of a competition for passengers. The model is jam-packed with...
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,...
466s

Southeastern begins discussions for franchise extension

The Department for Transport has announced that it has started discussions with Southeastern about an extension of the current franchise. This will for more time to review and award a new operator for the next...