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Nathan Stephens

Paralympic athlete helps promote accessible travel in Wales

Transport for Wales has announced that they have teamed up with one of Wales' top Paralympian athletes to show just how accessible the railway...
Worksop

National Railway Heritage Award for Worksop Station

Worksop railway station has won a National Railway Heritage Award following a £1.1million investment to restore and preserve parts of the station. The Railway Heritage...
LNER Azuma in Leeds

Rail companies give free travel to Invictus Games 2019

From today, rail companies are now providing free travel for over a 100 wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans, as well as...
Corfe Castle Train

Get Set for Summer with South Western Railway

Passengers can get set for summer by booking Advance tickets for cheap travel on South Western Railway network. The earlier passengers book their tickets, the...
Intercity Record Train

Improvement works to affect trains at Gloucester Station

Gloucester railway station will not be able to accommodate direct trains to/from London for a six-day period as Network Rail work to improve the...
East Midlands Trains HST

Timetables released for East Midlands Trains during RMT Action

East Midlands Trains has confirmed the services it will be running for passengers during the three Saturdays of industrial action being carried out by...
Tyne and Wear Metro

Work starts on Tyneside Metro Depot

Nexus has announced that it has started work on the construction of a temporary train depot in North Tyneside. The new temporary depot is to...
NR 16 Day closure

Drone footage released ahead of 16 day closure of the West...

Drone footage has been released by Network Rail to show the scale of the multi-million-pound upgrade of a major railway junction near Warrington which...
Hither Green

South East London Visit for Accessibility Minister

Network Rail and Southeastern welcomed the Accessibility Minister, Nusrat Ghani MP, to Hither Green and New Eltham stations on Monday 8th July 2019 to...
London Underground S Stock Train // Credit: Transport For London

London Underground gets a new MD

Transport for London has announced that Andy Lord will join TfL from 4 November 2019 at its new Managing Director of London Underground and...
444040 working 3Z01 London Waterloo - Northam passes through Potbridge.

South Western Railway hosts solar panel energy pilot

South Western Railway has announced that they are hosting a public drop in event in collaboration with Riding Sunbeams for an exciting new pilot...
Conwy Valley line work

Conwy Valley line to reopen before National Eisteddfod

Network Rail and Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd has announced that they are working together to reopen the Conwy Valley Line for passengers ahead of...
upgrade works

Kilmarnock to Carlisle line to get infrastructure upgrades

Engineers are going to be delivering a set of works on the line between Kilmarnock and Carlisle in order to upgrade the line from...
new TfL manager

Inclusive Railway plans for Wales and the Borders

"We can build a truly inclusive railway for Wales and the Borders" Well, this is the message coming from Transport for Wales new Accessibility and...
TfW Upgrade

60 New Jobs announced with Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales has announced that they are creating 60 new jobs as they continue with their £5 billion investment programme to transform the...
Tackley level crossing

Find out more about the Tackley level crossing works this week

Residents living in Tackley, Oxfordshire, have been invited by Network Rail to share their views on the proposed plans for the replacement of a...

Lanes Group fined after worker falls

Lanes Group PLC was last week fined £500,000, with £9,896.19 costs, after pleading guilty to one offence under the Work at Height Regulations 2005. Westminster...
Great Western Railway IET

New IETs drive record satisfaction levels for GWR

New figures show a 9% improvement in customer satisfaction with regional train company Great Western Railway. This is the pay off, of an investment of...
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