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London Kings Cross to shut for two weekends? More improvements are...

Network Rail and train operators on the East Coast Main Line have announced the next set of dates which will see major improvement work...

Samaritans Lifesaver award nomination for Scotrail employee

Assisting a vulnerable person has led to a Scotrail employee being nominated for the Samaritans Lifesaver Award at the upcoming Rail Staff Awards 2019

New coffee shop opens at Loughborough Junction station

An independent coffee shop has opened at Thameslink’s Loughborough Junction station. To celebrate the opening of the new shop, Federation Coffee has given away 800...

Early completion for Glasgow Queen Street works

Network Rail has announced that it has successfully completed the lengthening of platforms 4 and 5 at Glasgow Queen Street station.

Hemel Hempstead inmates help give Harlington Station a floral facelift

Thameslink has announced that Harlington is the latest station to enjoy a floral facelift as part of an ongoing railway gardening project.

Caledonian Sleeper completes roll of new trains on Highlander route

The rollout of new overnight trains between London and Scotland by Serco Caledonian Sleeper is now complete.

London ticket office closures EXPOSED

RMT has released a full list of London Overground’s plans to cut hours at 45 stations to the bare minimum and close the ticket...

Train equipment explodes in Staffordshire

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch, RAIB, has announced that it is investigating an explosion on a CrossCountry train as it departed a train depot...

Additional services for Grand Central passengers from Sunderland

Grand Central has announced that it has received approval to operate an additional daily return service from the North East to the capital. This brings...

c2c Smartcard – National Smart Ticket Week 14-20 October

A Nationwide campaign will be launched this week, stations across the country including those on the c2c route are getting ready to switch to...

LNER reaches £100k milestone for charity

London North Eastern Railway has announced that the combined fundraising activities have resulted in £100,000 being raised for the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)...

Christmas and New Year travel advice from Greater Anglia

Christmas and New Year are fast approaching (best get that shopping done!), and Greater Anglia have issued a reminder of their travel advice for...

Another speed record for Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway has announced that it recorded its second modern speed record within a fortnight as it celebrates the release of its new timetable.

Breathing Space unveiled at Edinburgh Waverley for Mental Health Day

Edinburgh Waverley station has unveiled a Breathing Space ‘time to talk’ bench to mark World Mental Health Day.

World Mental Health Day at Ormskirk Station

A few of days ago Ormskirk Station hosted an event for World Mental Health Day, railway staff encouraged people to speak up about their mental health.

Network Rail works with train operators to keep trains running this...

There is some ‘re-leaf’ for passengers, as trains blasting leaves off the line are on the move to keep passengers moving this autumn.

Free water now available at Tottenham Hale

Rail passengers using Tottenham Hale railway station can now help themselves to free water after Greater Anglia installed a water fountain.

Porterbrook donate 2 Class 43 locomotives to the 125 Group

The 125 Group has announced that they are being donated two mainline Class 43 power cars. The two power cars will join the 125 Group...
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