Britain’s major stations offer discreet way to ask for help

Four of the UK's biggest railway stations are now offering passengers with hidden disabilities a discreet way to ask for extra help.

RMT reach agreement with West Midlands Trains!

West Midlands Trains has announced that they reached an agreement with the rail union, RMT, over their dispute over the role of the guards on trains.

Rail fares held below inflation for third year running

Rail fares are set to be held below inflation for the third year in a row, despite the fact they are set to rise an average of 2.7% next year.

Virgin Trains trials onboard 5G Wi-Fi

Virgin Trains has announced that it is trialling 5G WiFi onboard trains on the West Coast Main Line.

Father Christmas and Carollers at Merseyrail

On Merseyrail, the festivities are in full swing with Father Christmas appearing alongside carol singers up and down the network this December.

Passengers advised to plan ahead as rail firms strike this weekend

Another rail strike will be taking place this Saturday, and train operators are warning passengers to plan ahead.

Faster journeys from Northampton to London thanks to new timetable

London Northwestern Railway has announced that Northampton passengers will benefit from faster afternoon services to London thanks to a new timetable which comes into operation this month.

Improvement work completed on Lewes to Seaford railway line

Rail passengers in Sussex passengers are now seeing the benefits of a significant upgrade after Network Rail finished replacing the signalling system from Lewes to Seaford.

Cricklewood becomes Cricklemas team get into festive spirit

At the Thameslink station, Cricklewood, the 'Cricklewood Town Team', a community group, has recently been adding festive cheer to the fantastic artwork that has installed over the years.

Christmas timetable announced for West Yorkshire rail passengers

Yesterday (Wednesday, 3rd December), Network Rail and Northern have announced their final plans for rail services on the 27th, 28th and the 29th December. These plans allow major improvement work to commence at Leeds station.

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version