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Engineering works in Southend

The 9 day closure between Southend Victoria and Wickford is coming

Network Rail is reminding passengers to plan their journeys in advance due to no trains running between Southend Victoria and Wickford for nine days. The...

LNER Class 800 ‘Azuma’ – A Review

On Saturday 18th May 2019, We took a ride on the brand new Class 800 'Azuma' operated by LNER. Whilst going from Leeds to Wakefield...
Halton Curve

Transport for Wales begin running trains between Liverpool and Chester /...

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has praised the new opportunities for work and leisure as new train services between Liverpool and North...
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Charity event helps to raise vital funds for local charity

Greater Anglia has announced that hundreds of people took part in Mistley’s annual charity event, The Witchfinder Trail fun run. The organisers have now announced...
Ride with pride

Kylie Minogue singles and more onboard Virgin Trains next weekend for...

Virgin Trains has announced that they will be running a special train to Birmingham this weekend for Birmingham Pride. Fun, glitter and every Kylie Minogue...
arrow and Wealdstone

Harrow and Wealdstone bridge upgrade underway

Network Rail has announced that a complete overhaul of the footbridge at Harrow and Wealdstone station, in London, is underway. The project, costing in the...
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A touch of countryside…. in London?

South Western Railway has announced that they have hosted an event at London Waterloo with its community partners to encourage passengers to use Britains...
Intercity Express Train

Fallen firefighter honoured in GWR IET naming

The first female firefighter to die on duty in peacetime Britain has been named on a new Intercity Express Train in Bristol. One of only...
NR Bridges

Northamptonshire bridges rebuilt ready for electrification

The engineers at Network Rail have successfully reached a major milestone in the reconstruction of two road bridges in Northamptonshire, as part of the...
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South Western Railway announce delay to Class 442 introduction

South Western Railway has announced that they will be a delay to their fleet of Class 442s entering service. The newly refurbished trains were due...
rail safety book launch

c2c launch rail safety book

c2c has announced that they have joined forces with children from Southend community group Turning Tides and British Transport Police to officially launch its...
Pete Waterman

Pete Waterman visits Merseyrail

Merseyrail has announced that they have welcomed Pete Waterman to Merseyside last Friday. The record producer, TV presenter took a tour of the Merseyrail network...
Hull Trains

Hull Trains win the World Cup!

Hull Trains has announced that they have been named the winners of the World Cup of Train Companies. In the tournament, the train operator took...
Eastbourne siding

Disused railway siding brought back to life

Network Rail has announced that they have brought an overgrown railway siding at Eastbourne back into use. They have done this by recycling track removed...
Eurostar

Eurostar releases 360 degree guide for passengers with Autism

Eurostar has announced that they have launched a new 360° virtual guide to help passengers with autism have a stress-free journey. This is a first...
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Network Rail announces £800m rail haulage contracts

Network Rail has announced that it has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of its engineering trains and seasonal treatment services. These...
Bike and go

Bike and Go shines light on mental healt at wellbeing event

Cycle hire company, Bike and Go, has announced that cyclists flocked to the Wirral to enjoy their second well-being event. The event was held to...
Gatwick Express

Happy birthday Gatwick Express

Today marks Gatwick Express' 35th year of operation. Gatwick Express officially came into full service on Monday the 14th May 1984, using Class 73 electro-diesel...