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MP welcomes new electric car charging points at South Western Stations

South Western Railway has installed 60 new electric car charging points at six station car parks on its network. The charging points cost a total of £100,000 and Basingstoke MP Maria Miller welcomed the investment by SWR.
Merseyrail Electrics train at Maghull station.

Merseyrail annouce timetable for strike on Saturday 24th August

Merseyrail has released its timetable for the upcoming strike action by guard members of the RMT union on Saturday 24 August. A limited service will call at selected stations across the network between approximately 7am...
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c2c apologise for Smartcard issues

c2c has apologised and thanked its passsengers after a bumpy year regarding its Smartcards. Earlier in the year, the train operator upgraded its ticket booking system. Unfortunately, this was not the smooth transition that the operator...
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16-17 Saver launches, giving half price rail travel

The Department for Transport has announced that from next week the 16-17 Saver will be available to purchase, with savings available from the 2nd September.
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Celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week with Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express has announced a competition for passengers to help celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week, which runs from the 12th to the 18th August.
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Rail passengers urged to check before travelling this August Bank Holiday

Passengers are being advised to check before they travel this August bank holiday weekend with improvement work planned on the railway in the Greater Manchester and Milton Keynes areas. More than £19m is being invested...
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Greater Anglia Upgrades Smartphone App

Greater Anglia has upgraded its smartphone app to allow for 'Remote Ticket Download' The exciting new innovation allows commuters to cut down the time it takes to buy a season ticket. Commuters who have one of...
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Artwork installed at Tamworth railway station

Artwork and photographs with positive messages of wellbeing have gone on display at Tamworth station. The pieces of art have been put up along platforms, in waiting areas and on bus shelters to help people...
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First Trenitalia announced as new operators for West Coast Main Line

First Trenitalia has been announced as the new operator of the West Coast Main Line, bringing new trains, more seats, simpler fares and more services on the West Coast. Both the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps...
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Eurostar invites passengers to press for champagne

Eurostar has launched a new 'Press for champagne' button to begin the countdown to its 25th anniversary. The 14th November 2019 will mark 25 years since the service began linking the UK with mainland Europe. The...