Edinburgh’s first trams due to arrive next spring

Testing of Edinburgh’s trams is to start next summer. The first vehicle is expected to arrive from Spain in April. Testing of the trams is carried…

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Double win for NRM

The National Railway Museum, the most visited museum outside of London, has won two White Rose Awards for Tourism,commonly known as the Oscars of the Yorkshire…

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Virgin hit the top

Virgin Trains has recorded its best ever train performance on its West Coast franchise,that it took over in March 1997,with 93.4% of trains arriving on…

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Millionth milestone for Ebbw Valley

The Ebbw Valley rail service has carried its 1 millionth passenger since passenger services were reinstated in February 2008, following a gap of 46 years….

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DLR gears up for 2012

The Docklands Light Railway has taken delivery of the first of 22 new carriages,that will be used to form 3 car sets from later this year, partially funded…

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Rail industry rebuffs road lobby

Claims that road users should be given priority for investment over rail were rebuffed by Network Rail and rail group Greengauge 21. The Taxpayers’…

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RailStaff Awards Winners & Video

Railway staff and their families partied the night away at the RailStaff Awards at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham this weekend. Supporters…

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Mayor’s Transport Strategy is good news for rail

Boris Johnson’s latest draft Transport Strategy outlines numerous exciting proposals for the capital’s rail network. These include extending…

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The Projects Group and PM Professional Learning to merge

The boards of TPG and PMPL are delighted to announce that they have reached agreement in principle to merge the two companies. The move recognises the…

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Mobile classroom puts pupils on the right track

Pupils from years one and two at Plasmarl Primary School in Swansea have taken to the rails as part of their project on transport. The children and their…

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Railway Nameplates go under the hammer

Eight nameplates donated by HSBC Rail are going under the hammer at GW Railwayana Auctions on Saturday 14th November 2009. The nameplates from Class 86…

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RISAS makes Angel Trains procurement pioneer

Angel Trains has become the first supplier to achieve Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme (RISAS) certification under the procurement groups for…

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