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Paddington Bear and creator Michael Bond to be remember after an 800 train is named after them

GWR train named after Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond

Great Western Railway has announced that one of their brand new Class 800 IETs has been named after Paddington Bear author, Michael Bond. The train, No. 800010, was unveiled on platform 1 at London Paddington,...
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Greater Anglia stations open for community use

Greater Anglia has announced that it is to offer empty spaces in stations to local communities across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. The unused rooms have become available as stations have evolved over the...
Chiltern Railways appoint new commercial director

Meet Chiltern Railways New Commerical Director

Chiltern Railways has announced that they have hired a new commercial director for the company. Chiltern Railways runs train services between London Marylebone and the Midlands, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, and Buckinghamshire. The new commercial director, Eleni Jordan,...
Burnaby Road bridge in Portsmouth set to be replaced in £2.7 million project

£2.7 million brings a new railway bridge for Portsmouth

A railway bridge in Portsmouth, which is 142 years old, is set to be replaced next month by a multi-million-pound investment to improve reliability on South Western Railway services. Network Rail and its 'orange army'...
ScotRail Living Wage

9 out of 10 ScotRail Trains arrived ‘On-Time’ in the last twelve months

ScotRail have announced that performance measures show that 9 out of 10 ScotRail Trains arrived within the target time in the last 12 months. ScotRail is held to account for a Public Performance Measure. This...
Samaritans to turn Blue Monday into Brew Monday

Rail staff to turn ‘Blue Monday’ into ‘Brew Monday’

Rail staff from Network Rail, British Transport Police and Arriva Trains Wales are backing Samaritans' bid to turn 'Blue Monday' into 'Brew Monday' this coming Monday, 15th January. Blue Monday has been dubbed the most...
London Overground Class 378

Safety Concerns Ground London Overground 378 Trains

London Overground has had to withdraw their entire fleet of Class 378 trains after a brake caliper was discovered on the track this week. Workers found the brake part during a track inspection on the...
TransPennine Express 185 195129 is seen at Barnetby // Credit: Declan Hurrell

2 Million Tickets Are On Sale With TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express have launched their January sale a 25% reduction on more than 2 million advance fares across the north. This is the perfect time to start planning your adventures in 2018. This applies to tickets...
Three Bridges on the brighton mainline

Plan Ahead! Brighton Main Line Improvements Coming Soon!

Network Rail has advised passengers to plan ahead as they prepare to start improvement work on the Brighton Mainline during October 2018 and February 2019. The improvement work is being described as 'once-in-a-generation' and will...
Great Western Railway aunch January Sale

Just The Ticket! GWR Launch Winter Sale… Up To 83% Off!

Great Western Railway has launched their January sale and sees 200,000 tickets reduced. These tickets are limited, so you must hurry! Need to get rid of the January blues or just need a catchup with...

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