South Wales Metro moves forward

The South Wales Metro took another important step forward after crucial work was completed on the project over the Christmas break. Transport for Wales (TfW)...

Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange...

A consultation is underway into proposals for Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange. The consultation is being hosted by Tritax Symmetry, and it launched on Wednesday,...

Railway needs your help in...

The Mid-Norfolk Railway needs help from the rail community to raise funds so it can restore and equip a former Network Rail Spooner Row...

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES

An opportunity to bid for DRS...

If you fancy buying a train, now might be the right time – as a second collection of Direct Rail Services’ (DRS) heritage stock...

TfL’s CFO makes a change after...

Simon Kilonback is leaving Transport for London after 12 years, where he most recently served as the organisation’s chief financial officer. He is moving to...

Two museums plan for an exciting...

Two major railway museums are moving ahead at crucial stages with exciting plans to transform their offering to the public. Locomotion is unveiling plans for...

ScotRail consults on overhaul of ticket...

ScotRail is consulting the public and other stakeholders on the revision of its ticket office opening hours – saying serious revisions have not happened...

Charity and government get together to...

A new Disabled Person’s Passenger Charter is being created by the UK Government and the charity Scope. It will clarify all the rights that disabled...

HS2 makes a major commitment to...

The high-speed trains being built for HS2 will not run at the cost of the environment. Instead, they will leverage green, zero-carbon power from day...

HS2 archaeologists make discovery that exceeds...

HS2 archaeologists have made one of the biggest discoveries so far on the project. For the past twelve months, a team from MOLA Headland Infrastructure...

Plans unveiled for 200 years of...

Plans have been unveiled, revealing what the rail industry hopes will be an incredible celebration of the Stockton & Darlington Railway (S&DR) and its...

A week in parliament: Beam Park,...

Beam Park station Frustration was aired in Parliament by Jon Cruddas, Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham, who raised the issue of Beam Park Station...

The week in numbers: Transport confidence,...

Transport Focus says 82% of customers feel safe in relation to using a train 56% of non-rail users, on the other hand, said they would...

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EVENTS

Nominate your stars for the Women...

Just a few weeks remain to nominate your stars at the 2022 Women in Rail Awards. Launched in 2018, the Women in Rail Awards aim...

Rail workers receive honours for their...

Railway workers have been recognised for the difference they make to the world around them in the Queen’s 2022 New Year’s Honours list. They include...

Major heritage awards event wants to...

Nominations are open for heritage rail’s biggest awards event. The Heritage Railway Association 2022 Annual Awards will shine a spotlight onto achievements from all parts...

Industry counts the cost of COVID-19...

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has looked at the impact of the pandemic on rail, and issued the results in a report. The...

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