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Virgin Pendolino tiliting around a curve // Credit: Virgin Trains

Weekend trips away with Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains is helping people get away at weekends from London by removing afternoon peak restrictions out of London Euston. This move, which is valid...
Eurostar

Stress free train travel to the French Alps

Train operating company, Eurostar, is opening ticket sales to the French Alps on the 18th July 2018. This direct train takes passengers from the...
New bedrooms in Caledonian sleeper trains

See Calendonian Sleeper’s new trains in Virtual Reality this month

Train operator Caledonian Sleeper is giving passengers a unique insight into its new trains with a special virtual reality event in Glasgow this month. The...
Eurostar

Strike action confirmed by RMT on Eurostar

Rail Union, RMT, has today confirmed that Eurostar staff are set to strike over a service meltdown and bad working conditions. Station staff at London...
Class 700

Brighton upgrade works rescheduled

Network Rail has announced that the nine-day closure of the southern end of the Brighton Main Line this October will not go ahead as...
Northern 150140 at Nelson railway station

Northern rail strike action cancelled by RMT

Rail Union, RMT, has announced that the planned strike action on the Northern Rail Network has been suspended by them and will no longer...
55019 "Royal Highland Fusilier" // Credit: James Whincup and The Deltic Preservation Society Ltd

Diesel locomotive No.55019 to Visit Great Central Railway’s 2018 Autumn Diesel...

The Deltic Preservation Society has confirmed that their Class 55 'Deltic' No.55019 "Royal Highland Fusilier" will be attending the Great Central Railway's 2018 Autumn Diesel...
Jo Johnson

Next phase of resilience work at Dawlish welcomed by Rail Minister

Jo Johnson, the Rail Minister in the UK, has visited the South West of England and has reminder passengers of the government's commitment to improving...
444040 working 3Z01 London Waterloo - Northam passes through Potbridge.

8 days of strike action confirmed by RMT on South Western...

Rail Union, RMT, has confirmed that further strike action is set to go ahead on South Western Railway and their network. The strike action is...
Sir Terry Morgan

New HS2 Ltd Chairman announced

The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has appointed Sir Terry Morgan CBE as the new Chairman for HS2 Ltd. Sir Terry will take over from...

Reminder for passengers about Derby station upgrade

Network Rail along with train operating companies CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains are urging passengers to plan ahead as there is just over a...
Greater Anglia logo

Greater Anglia inviting entrepreneurs to pitch at Cambridge rail station

Greater Anglia has announced that it has installed new external power supplies that will serve the pedestrian area at Cambridge railway station. This is to...
Class 333 at Keighley heading for Skipton

All trains between Keighley and Skipton cancelled due to vehicle hitting...

Update (13/07/2018 @ 20:00): All lines have now reopened, there may still be residual delays, however. Please check with JourneyChecker for full information. Northern is advising...
New TransPennine Express Trains to come to Scarborough from late 2018

TransPennine Express announce ‘go live’ date for compensation scheme

TransPennine Express has announced the go-live date for the May Timetable compensation scheme. Compensation is being offered to passengers across certain routes following the disruption caused...
London Waterloo 170th

London Waterloo’s 170th birthday celebrated in style

Network Rail and South Western Railway have got together to celebrate London Waterloo's 170th birthday on Wednesday 11th July 2018. Passengers enjoyed giveaways, brass...
ScotRail pride train

Three Class 170 trains branded with ScotRail #trainbow logos

ScotRail has announced that three of their trains have been branded with the rainbow symbol in support of Scotland's biggest LGBTI Festival. Three of the...
Time capsule at Maghull North

School children bury time capsule at Maghull North railway station

Merseyrail has announced that school children have buried a time capsule in the foundations of the new station at Maghull North. This will be...
Solihull

Network Rail volunteers help the blind and partially sighted at Solihull...

Network Rail's volunteers have been at Solihull railway station today to help passengers get to the UK's leading exhibition for blind and partially sighted people. The...