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HS2’s Old Oak Common station receives planning approval

HS2 has received planning approval for Old Oak Common station in west London. It will be the largest new railway station ever...

Government pledges £1.6 billion to support Transport for London

The government has pledged financial support to Transport for London (TfL) to help its finances during the coronavirus crisis. A total of...

Open train times

Producing a robust timetable and equipping it with systems that can minimise the effects of any disruption is one thing, but conveying...

Norwich – Yarmouth – Lowestoft Resignalling completed

The block bells have fallen silent around Norwich and decommissioning of the McKenzie & Holland and Saxby & Farmer mechanical-lever interlocking frames...

For those who’ve come across the seas : We’ve boundless trains to share

Australia is a huge country. With a land area of nearly three million square miles it is the sixth largest in the world....

Decarbonisation on the agenda at RIA’s innovation conference

European Environmental Agency figures show that, per passenger kilometre, rail transport’s CO2 emissions are respectively 28 and 11 per cent of those on road and...

Hitachi plans to run ScotRail Class 385 EMUs beyond the wires

Hitachi are in discussions with the Scottish Government to run a Class 385 variant with underfloor batteries that could either be charged...