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Step-free access at Selhurst station

Network Rail has completed the installation of three new lifts at Selhurst station, South London, making access between the station entrance, ticket...

Weekend work at Whaley Bridge will close railway in November

Essential upgrade work to two railway bridges in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, will affect local rail journeys next month. The...

Moorgate Class 717s save energy and reduce emissions

Great Northern’s new Class 717 trains on the Hertfordshire to Moorgate service have already generated enough electricity through their brakes to power...

Programme of upgrades to Great Eastern main railway line

Vital rail upgrade works on the Great Eastern main line between Ipswich and London start this month, with work taking place at...

Statistics confirm rail journeys fell to lowest levels for 150 years

Railway journeys in Great Britain during the first quarter of 2020-21 (April to June 2020). fell to levels last seen in the...

Railway bridge to be replaced at Crofton, West Yorkshire

Work to reconstruct the railway bridge at Doncaster Road in Crofton, West Yorkshire, will begin on Monday 19 October. The bridge, which...

Major delays on West Coast main line quickly fixed

Rail travel on the West Coast main line was disrupted on 7 October 2020 after a stretch of signalling, miles long, lost...

Bombardier to establish Global Innovation Centre for railway and e-mobility in Västerås, Sweden

Bombardier Transportation is adding a state-of-the-art e-mobility test and technology centre to its current site in Västerås, Sweden. With...

New global rail director for Cundall

Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Cundall has announced the appointment of Stephen Dale as global rail director, a brand-new role which will see him...

Public consultation on Cambridge South station opens 19 October

Network Rail is to hold a public consultation on its plans for Cambridge South station. This will open on 19 October seek...

VINCI Facilities manages EMR contract throughout Covid

Despite everything that has been going on during the Coronavirus pandemic, VINCI Facilities has been successfully delivering a total FM (facilities management)...

Latest Railcare MPV is battery-powered

Specialist railway contractor and plant hire company Railcare presented its innovative new MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) at its head office in Skelleftehamn, Sweden.

PORR / Aggregate Industries consortium wins HS2 modular track contract

A partnership which includes PORR UK Ltd and Aggregate Industries UK has won a major contract to design and manufacture the modular...

Plans revealed for major railway upgrade in West Yorkshire

Network Rail has published plans for major upgrades to the railway between Huddersfield and Westtown (Dewsbury) and is now inviting public comment.

New Paris Métro trains on show

The design of the trains for lines Paris Métro 15, 16 and 17, which will extend the network out to Île-de-France as...

Alstom’s iLint hydrogen train successfully trialled in the Netherlands

In the same week that HydroFlex, the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train, took to the main line for its inaugural run, the Province...