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Station work on Tyne and Wear Metro

Tyne and Wear Metro is getting station platforms ready for the new Metro train fleet and its revolutionary sliding step at each...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The railway prepares its leaf-busting machines to tackle the autumn season

1 October marks the first day of the railway’s autumn season, and Network Rail’s fleet of 61 leaf-busting trains and 80 leaf-busting...

Crossrail governance transfers to TfL

As delivery of the Elizabeth line now moves into its complex final stages, Crossrail Ltd is working to complete the remaining infrastructure...

UK hydrogen train ventures out onto the main line

HydroFlex, the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train, ran on the main line today, signalling a big step forward towards the UK’s net zero...

New Moseley railway station gets planning permission

Birmingham City Council’s planning committee has approved plans for Moseley station, which means that all three proposed stations on the Camp Hill...

Conwy Valley line to reopen

The Conwy Valley Line in North Wales, which runs from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno, is due to reopen on 28 September following...

Rail franchising replaced

The Department for Transport has today, after 24 years, ended rail franchising as the first step in bringing Britain's fragmented network back...

New footbridge at Westgate-on-Sea

Westgate-on-Sea station in Kent has a new footbridge giving stepped access between the station’s two platforms over the tracks of the Chatham...

Narborough station footbridge to be removed, repaired, repainted and replaced

An £800,000 project to strengthen, refurbish and brighten up the footbridge at Narborough station in Leicestershire will take three months to complete.