Hitachi signs £350m with Avanti West Coast for brand new trains

First Trenitalia has announced that they have awarded a new contract worth £350m to Hitachi Rail to maintain 23 new trains, which are to be built at its County Durham factory.

Bodmin General Station to mark end of Cornwall stage of the...

The Bodmin and Wenford Railway have now announced that the race will end on St Nicholas Street with the finish line outside the railway.

First brand new train for Hull Trains completes first passenger service

Passengers between Hull and London experienced the future of rail travel yesterday as one of Hull Trains' new Paragon trains completed its first trip.

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.

New trains from Northern for Lincoln and East Midlands

On Wednesday 4th of December 2019, Northern announced that the Lincoln, Gainsborough, Worksop, and Nottingham lines are receiving brand-new trains.

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.

Repairs completed as streamlined steam locomotive is set to take to...

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa will be back on the mainline once again, heading to Southall WCRC.

No lookout present for 2 fatally injured track workers in South...

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has released its interim report into a fatal accident including a train and 3 railway workers in Margam, South Wales.

Steam locomotive 6695 set for move to Swindon & Cricklade Railway

The Swindon & Cricklade Railway has announced that they have come to an agreement with the 6695 Locomotive Ltd to move ex-GR 66XX No. 6695 to Blunsdon 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