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GB Railfreight director wins top award

GB Railfreight’s managing director, John Smith, has been recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award, for his dedication and service to the rail industry at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Technology (CILT) Annual Awards for Excellence.

Children invited to help decorate Dawlish sea wall hoardings

Network Rail is inviting schoolchildren in Dawlish, Devon, to take part in an art competition that will brighten up hoardings around the new sea wall works close to Dawlish station.

Thirsk railway station set for £300k car park revamp

Three railway companies, Grand Central, TransPennine Express (TPE) and Network Rail have worked together on a proposal funded by Grand Central, which will see the car park at Thirsk station extended.

Vital signalling work in Bristol ahead of timetable change

Passengers in the Bristol area are being advised by Network Rail to check before travelling over the next two weekends (26-27 October and Sunday 3 November) as it carries out important signalling work in the area.

Norfolk and Suffolk heroes win top awards

Community volunteers in Norfolk and Suffolk have been recognised for transforming their local rail stations at Greater Anglia’s Station Adoption Awards

Broken rail results in reduced service in the Midlands

Network Rail, East Midlands Railway and Govia Thameslink Railway are urging passengers to check before travelling as there is significant disruption to services using the Midland Main Line today.

Cambridgeshire community heroes win top award

A community group dedicated to bringing disused railway buildings back to life has been recognised with an award.

Passengers along the Cambrian Coast urged to check before travelling

The Cambrian Coast line between Barmouth and Pwllheli will be closed from 25th October to 11th November as vital bridge repair works are carried out.

Update on New-Build steam locomotive Holden F5 No.789

The Holden F5 Steam Locomotive Trust has published their latest update in building replica London and North Eastern Railway Holden F5 No.789.

Closure of Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich line this December

Important maintenance work will be taking place on the railway between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds during the weekend of 7th and 8th December.

New trains begin running on Chester to Leeds route

Brand new trains from Northern are now running between Chester and Leeds.

LNER show off Azumas to Lincoln

London North Eastern Railway has launched new Azuma services from Lincoln to London Kings Cross.

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