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LNER Intercity 91

LNER release special Class 91 locomotive into traffic

Today, London Northeastern Railway has launched a very special Class 91 into passenger service. Class 91s first entered passenger service on the 3rd March 1989,...
SWR award

Green Apple Awards recognise South Western Railway

The prestigious Green Apple awards have recognised the work that South Western Railway is doing to minimise its environmental impact. SWR has received a Gold...
video

WATCH: Behind the scenes as Transport for Wales wrap trains

New sustainable wraps have begun covering trains after Transport for Wales partnered with 3M and Aura Graphics. The fully bilingual wraps are digitally printed in...
Southeastern

Southeastern want more women train drivers!

Southeastern has announced today that it is launching an initiative to encourage more women to opt for a career in rail. The train operating company...
Stirling

Warning from Network Rail ahead of West Midlands electrification

Network Rail has announced that they have given a warning out to locals as it electrifies the railway in the West Midlands as part...
East Midlands Trains to launch new business booking system

Black Friday deals from East Midlands Trains

East Midlands Trains has announced that rail passengers can grab a bargain this Black Friday with the sale of First Class tickets. The train operator...
Northern 319 at Kirkham and Wesham with a service to Blackpool North

Trains cancelled this weekend in the North West

Northern has announced its planned cancellations this Sunday which passengers will face in travelling on parts of the network in the North West. The train...
Cambridge rail station

Automatic Number Plate Recognition installed at Cambridge rail station

Greater Anglia has announced that Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is now live at Cambridge rail station car park. The system will make it easier...
Tyne and Wear Metro

Nexus launch campaign about Cycles on the Metro

Nexus has launched a campaign to highlight how easy it is to access the Tyne and Wear Metro system with a bike. The public body...
Stadler

Stadler receives order for 64 new trains for Hanover

Stadler has announced that it has won the contract to design, build and deliver 64 electrical trains of the FLIRT type for use on...
66413 Lest We Forget

Freightliner Class 66 named ‘Lest We Forget’ for #ThankYou100

Freightliner has announced that have named one of their Class 66 locomotives in recognition of the Royal British Legion's Thank You 100 movement. No. 66413 has...
West Midlands Trains to help jobseekers

West Midlands Railway partners with the Royal Shakespeare Company

West Midlands Railway has announced that they have partnered with the Royal Shakespeare Company on an initiative to offer train and theatre tickets for...
Northern 195

RMT demands for Arriva to be stripped of Northern franchise

RMT has announced that it has demanded that Arriva / DB be stripped of its Northern franchise. This comes as the public bail-out soars to...
Customer ambassadors for Great Western Railway

New look for Great Western Railway Customer Ambassadors

Great Western Railway has announced that it is introducing an exciting fresh new look for Customer Ambassadors at stations across its network. Customer Ambassadors are...
Tyne and Wear Metro

Memorial posters mark World War 1 centenary

Nexus has announced that the stories of railway workers in World War 1 have gone on display thanks to memorial posters. Nexus is the public...
Chiltern Railways

London Marylebone becomes first clean air station

Chiltern Railways have announced that London Marylebone Station is set to become home to innovative air cleaning technology. This is thanks to the launch of...
Stirling

Christmas railway upgrades affecting travel

Network Rail is urging rail passengers to plan journeys in advance as it gears up to deliver more than 330 projects over the Christmas...
Network Rail

Train travel advice for fans heading to the England V Croatia...

Network Rail have released travel advice for England fans planning on travelling to Wembley for the match against Croatia later this month. Network Rail will...