Passengers give rail a thumbs up in latest survey

Nearly ninety per cent of rail passengers said they were satisfied with their last journey, according to a new survey by watchdog Transport Focus. The...

Rail museum holds consultation on major plans

The National Railway Museum will house a consultation on plans for a new Central Hall as part of its vision as the cultural heart...

TfL bodycam video results in assault conviction

Uxbridge Magistrates have sentenced a woman to a 12-month community order and 35 rehabilitation activity requirement days following a physical assault on two Transport...

Improvements carried out on major London route

A revamp of 1980s signalling systems over the weekend saw services stopped temporarily between London Victoria and East Croydon. Trains were diverted to London Bridge...

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES

HS2 trains to be...

German train maker Siemens has launched a legal challenge to HS2 awarding its rolling stock contract to a joint venture of Hitachi Rail and...

Operator appeals for more...

Passengers hitting the emergency alarms have cause 17 hours of delay in only half a year for one operator. From 1 April to 4 September...

Rail safety cyber security...

Rail safety cyber security specialist Dr Emma Taylor has taken up the role of visiting professor at Cranfield University. The appointment involves lecturing in the...

Night Tube set to...

After being suspended because of the pandemic, Transport for London (TfL) has said that the Night Tube is set to make a comeback in...

WEEK ON THE NETWORK

Nigel Wordsworth

Managing Editor

A mechanical engineer by trade, Nigel has spent the last 10 years commissioning, editing and writing technical rail-related articles for various industry publications.

INSIGHT HANDPICKED BY NIGEL WORDSWORTH

HGV crisis – the answer is rail, not road

Jonathan Edwards, transportation market leader – EMEA at global professional services company GHD, argues that the HGV driver shortage should be driving more freight...

The ticket to getting public transport back on track

Jonathan Edwards, transportation market leader – EMEA at global professional services company GHD, explains how the recent National Travel Survey’s results are an example...

Open data: A good thing

James Bain, Rail Supply Group’s ‘Mobility and Data’ Champion and CEO of Worldline UK and Ireland, considers the benefits of open data to an...

A digital Development Consent Order?

Viral Desai, principal planner at Atkins, explains how a holistic approach to consent can speed up the programme, smooth examinations, and transform major projects. Getting...

SPECIAL FEATURES

World Cup of Stations...

Voting has commenced for the Rail Delivery Group’s annual World Cup of Stations competition. In 2020, Glasgow Queen Street was voted the winner, after a...

Bluebell Railway launches appeal...

The Bluebell Railway has launched an appeal for at least £500,000 to help in the restoration of a key station which has featured in...

Great Western Railway welcomes...

A noted civil-rights pioneer joined GWR to celebrate the start of Black History Month as the train operator hosted ‘an audience with Dr Paul...

Registration opens for the...

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has opened registration for the 2022 Railway Challenge. Organised by the Institution's Railway Division, the Railway Challenge provides...

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