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South Western Railway train guard goes on tour as George Michael

South Western Railway has announced that one of their train guards will be pursuing his dream and won't be waking passengers up on the train. Steve Mitchell has been serving passengers on trains for more...
Stoke on trent cafe bar

New cafe at Stoke-on-Trent railway station

Virgin Trains has announced that a new café bar has opened at Stoke-on-Trent station. This transforms the First Class lounge into a facility for both rail passengers and the wider community. It is the second Titanic bod bar, which...
Northern 769

Further strike action announced on Northern

RMT has announced new strike dates on Arriva Rail North (Northern) in addition to the current strike dates already announced. The new strike dates are because of the continued dispute over the role of the...

Train cancellations this Sunday on the Northern network

Northern has announced details of cancellations to train services on Sunday 14th October 2018 in the North West. Northern have chosen the train services to minimise the impact on passengers. The routes that are most affected are...
Super league final this weekend

Plan ahead for train travel for Super League fans

Northern has announced that it is urging all Super League fans to plan their train travel carefully ahead of this weekend's final at Old Trafford. The event, featuring Warrington and Wigan, kicks off at 6...
Tyne and Wear Metro

Local businesses set to help out on Metro’s new trains

Nexus has announced that more than 150 local businesses attended an event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland to find out how they can take part in supplying over £500 million of new...
Virgin Trains pilot prisoner training programme

Prisoners set to get job-ready thanks to Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains has announced that it has launched the first in-prison employability training programme. This is aimed at building up the workplace skills that prisoners need to make them job-ready on the day of release. The...

ORR open investigation into Northern and Govia Thameslink Railway

The Office of Rail and Road has announced that it has opened an investigation into whether Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Northern breached its requirements to do everything reasonably practicable to provide appropriate and...
John Larkinson

Meet the ORRs new Interim Chief Executive

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has announced that it has appointed John Larkinson as their Interim Chief Executive. John is currently Director of Railway Markets and Economics, however, has been made Interim Chief Executive...
Lichfield Trent Valley Train Station.

Progress made on East West Railway

The UK's Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has welcomed the latest milestone for East West Rail during a visit to Bicester He met with Network Rail staff on the western section of the toure and saw...