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Glasgow Subway

InnoTrans 2018: Stadler shows off Glasgow Subway train

At InnoTrans, Stadler has revealed one of the new trains for the Glasgow Subway. This is just one of 17 trains on order. The £200 million...
CrossCountry HST

Government calls halt on CrossCountry franchise bidding

Chris Grayling, Transport Secretary in the UK, has launched a review into Britain's railways. The review is the most significant since privatisation and will consider...
Kirkstall Forge gets extra train services

RMT announce further strike action on Northern

RMT has announced the further strike action will be taking place by both Guards and Drivers on Arriva Rail North. The further strike action is...
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RMT announce further strike action on South Western Railway

RMT has announced that a further 48 hours of strike action will take place on South Western Railway. The strike action will take place on...
Hexham station

Hexham railway station wins award for Northern

Northern has announced that Hexham railway station was named Medium Station of the Year at the 2018 National Rail Awards. The award was handed out...
Northern 150140 at Nelson railway station

Rail passengers let down by industry failures… ORR concludes

The Office of Rail and Road has published its report into what caused the May 2018 timetable disruption. The inquiry found that Network Rail, Govia...
Merseyrail train

Timetable changes and station closures from Merseyrail ahead of Giants event

Merseyrail has announced that they will be making changes to its services between Friday 5 and Sunday 7 October to allow for the high...
Hull trains

Meet Hull Trains’ new Commercial and Customer Services Director

Hull Trains has announced they have appointed visitor economy expert Susie Brindley as Commercial and Customer Services Director. The new appointment comes as Hull Trains...
Templecombe award

Templecombe station becomes highly commended at National Rail Awards

South Western Railway has announced that one of their stations reached the finals of the National Rail Awards. Station staff at Templecombe railway station are celebrating...
Apprentices at Nexus

New recruits for Nexus’ Apprenticeship scheme

Nexus, who run the Tyne and Wear Metro, have announced that they have taken on eight new recruits as part of its apprenticeship scheme. The...
Stadler double decker train

InnoTrans 2018: Stadler and Transito present double decker train

Stadler has presented the new double-decker electric train for Mälardalstrafik (formerly Mälab) alongside Transito, a Swedish rail vehicle leasing firm. The new trains will run on...

Northern reveal the first fully refurbished 158 train

Northern has released the very first refurbished Class 158 train and is now on the Northern network in passenger service. Today (20/09/2018) it is operating...
Brockenhurst

Brockenhurst railway station reaches final of National Rail Awards

South Western Railway has announced that one of their stations reached the finals of the National Rail Awards. Station staff at Brockenhurst railway station are...
Stadler train at InnoTrans 2018

InnoTrans 2018: Stadler, Traverso and SOB in favour of long distance...

Stadler has, along with the Schweizerische Südostbahn AG (SOB), presented the electric low-floor Traverso train at InnoTrans 2018 in Berlin. This long-distance train for the...
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Brand new Vivarail train arrives at Bletchley

Vivarail has announced that the first of the new trains for the Marston Vale line has been delivered to the Bletchley depot. The new train,...
Valley level crossing

Innovative rail ideas in line to bid for millions in government...

Jo Johnson has announced that innovative ideas that could transform rail travel for passengers might be in line for a piece of up to...
Breich railway station

Breich railway station redevelopment completed

Network Rail has announced that Breich station has re-opened to passenger trains following its 12-week closure to enable a £2.4m redevelopment. The station is benefitting...
Broxbourne

New waiting room at Broxbourne railway station

Greater Anglia has announced that passengers that use Broxbourne station will be better protected from the weather, as a new waiting room is to...