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Transpennine Express launch free days out for families

To give disadvantaged families from across the North a chance to explore some of the great cities or enjoy a trip to the seaside, Transpennine Express have teamed up with the Family Holiday Association. The...
Southeastern 15

Southeastern to introduce Delay Repay 15

Southeastern has announced that they have an improved compensation scheme which will be introduced as part of a suite of passenger-focused improvements to be rolled out by the Autumn. ‘Delay Repay 15’ means that passengers...
Spice Girls

Record numbers of passengers for Spice Girls concert

The Tyne and Wear Metro carried a record number of passengers for a concert at the Stadium of Light where the Spice Girls performed on June 6. Generating a record revenue from ticket sales for...
Greater Anglia new train

London’s newest station officially opened

In Enfield, London’s newest station, Meridian Water, was opened 3 June 2019 by Rt Honourable Chris Grayling MP Secretary of State for Transport and Heidi Alexander, Deputy London Mayor for Transport. Also joining the opening...

12 young people land jobs with Govia Thameslink Railway

When 12 young people were offered jobs by Govia Thameslink Railway, emotions ran high. They were offered the jobs after successfully completing a four week work experience scheme which was run in partnership with The...
Intercity Record Train

Intercity Express Train breaks speed record

With their new Intercity Express Train, Great Western Railway has set a new speed record between Oxford and London Paddington. This is to mark the 175th anniversary of the opening of the railway between...
Eurostar launch train service between London and Amsterdam

Eurostar introduces third daily service from London to the Netherlands

On the 11th June, Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, launched a third direct daily service from London to Amsterdam. Eurostar has unveiled a specially commissioned gown made entirely...
Caledonian Sleeper

Changes to Highlander Sleeper Services

Unfortunately, due to issues relating to a delay in the availability of their new trains, Caledonian Sleeper will not be able to operate the new fleet on the Highlander services until at least the...
The Hull Trains shells

Images of the new Hull Trains Fleet

Hull Trains has recently released new images that show the production of its new £60m fleet. It comes as the operator confirms the new hi-tech trains are on schedule to arrive in the UK later...
Transport for London

Engineering train travels full length of Northern Line extension

Transport for London has announced that the Northern Line Extension has passed a major milestone after an engineering train successfully travelled the entire length of the new tunnels from Kennington to Battersea. The train entered...
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