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East Midlands Trains to begin the next stage of the upgrade on the Midland Mainline to start in Leicestershire

Market Harborough set for big railway upgrade

Network Rail has announced new dates for a six-day railway closure on the Midland Main Line to allow for a big project to take...

Britains railways after Brexit

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The new Class 710 London Overground trains being built and tested at Bombardier in Derby

Uncertainty over Gospel Oak to Barking train fleet

In September 2015, Network Rail announced plans to electrify London Overground's Gospel Oak to Barking Line (GOBLIN), awarding £56.9m to the project. Since work started...
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Class 50 locomotives to be painted in GBRf livery

GB Railfreight has announced that Class 50 locomotives, 50007 Hercules and 50049 Defiance, are to be repainted into GBRf livery. The two class 50s are owned...

ESG Rail and Eversholt to supply Class 67 locomotives and Mk4...

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Does DB want to sell Arriva to cover a funding gap?

Reports in Berlin are suggesting that rail operator DB may be wanting to sell the subsidiary, Arriva. According to the Reuters website, Deutsche Bahn (DB)...
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WATCH: Class 37 locomotive farewell tour in Cumbria

Northern and Direct Rail Services operated their Class 37 farewell train on Friday 11th January 2019, and we have been lucky enough to be...
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New and improved Newton-le-Willows station set to open this weekend

MerseyRail has announced that rail passengers are set to benefit from new and improved facilities as the Newton-le-Willows Interchange scheme reaches completion this weekend. The...

44th day of Northern strike action set to go ahead

RMT has announced that the 44th day of strike action on Northern Rail will go ahead as planned tomorrow. Tomorrows strike takes place in the...
Northern 319 at Kirkham and Wesham with a service to Blackpool North

Preston to Blackpool South railway to close again in March 2019

Network Rail has announced that work to replace a road bridge in Lytham St Annes begins next week. Passengers, motorists and residents will be affected...
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3 million Delay Repay claims in 2018

The Office of Rail and Road has released statistics for 2018 which shows that around 3 million delay repay compensation claims were made. The statistics...
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Class 90 locomotive set to be named Sir William McAlpine

The National Railway Museum has announced that two generations of locomotives will line up side by side in a unique event to honour Sir...
South Western Railway's first fully-liveried Class 444 train arrives into the former international terminal at Waterloo station in central London as the train operating company launches its new brand.

South Western Railway help young Londoners get on the right track

South Western Railway has announced that they have teamed up with The Prince's Trust to run customer service employability skills courses for young people. The...
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Toilet charges scrapped at London Paddington

Network Rail has announced that rail passengers at London Paddington can now use the toilets for free after they have removed all charges to...
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These are the trains cancelled by Northern this Sunday

Northern has announced details of cancellations to train services on Sunday 6th January 2019 in the North West. Northern have chosen the train services to minimise...
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Special service announced to bid farewell to Cumbrian Class 37 locomotives

Northern has announced that they will be running a special service to celebrate the Class 37s on the Cumbrian Coast. The train operator and Direct...
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WATCH: New trains arrive into Blackpool

Northern's new Class 195 has made a trip to Blackpool North on test ahead of their rollout into passenger service. These tests follows tests between Manchester...
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Department for Transport plans could see old lines reopened

The Department for Transport has confirmed that it is working alongside a variety of groups, exploring the possibility of reopening lines originally closed in...