Birmingham’s busiest commuter route to have its electrification extended

The Birmingham Cross-City line is to have its electrification extended from Barnt Green to Bromsgrove. The work, that will see the famous Lickey incline…

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Public to choose fencing design for Bath’s Sydney Gardens

Network Rail is calling for the public to choose their preferred type of ornate fencing to secure the railway boundary at Sydney Gardens at a public exhibition…

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New £250m Rail service linking Oxford and London

AN INQUIRY into a new £250m Rail service linking Oxford and London opened yesterday with the promise of an extra two trains to the capital every hour….

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Eurotunnel and Eurostar co-finance purchase of two rescue units

In keeping with its policy of continuous improvement in safety and service quality, Eurotunnel, in conjunction with Eurostar, has taken the decision to…

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Board of directors inspects Sochi Olympic infrastructure

On 2 November, members of the Russian Railways board of directors inspected progress in transport infrastructure construction to prepare Sochi for the…

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New car park extension to boost capacity at Broxbourne Station

Work to increase car parking capacity at National Express East Anglia’s (NXEA) Broxbourne station has commenced as part of a £2.1m investment to construct…

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Network Rail trains next generation of engineers

Network Rail is helping to bring engineering learning to life at The JCB Academy. From this week students will learn about how modern engineering technology…

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East Midlands Trains starts work on station improvements for Lincoln

· New greener, cleaner toilets with light and tap sensors · New automatic doors to provide improved accessibility · Further improvements to station…

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Manchester drivers aim to run Train of Hope

Five Manchester Piccadilly drivers, John Young, Gary Nuthall, Alan Moss, Steve Griffin and Jamie Chadwick, are aiming to run a special train next year…

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Maude to steam again and LMS Compound 1000 to head for Scotland

The National Railway Museum at York is to be home for 673 Maude for at least the next 3 years. Arriving by the end of this month, 673 will be put on display…

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Tornado to return to Severn Valley Railway

Following its hugely successful last visit, 60163 Tornado is to pay another visit to the Severn Valley Railway between April 21st and 26th next year. The…

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HS1 winner to be announced

By the end of this week the winner of the high-speed 1 sale will be announced. There are 4 consortia competing to operate the line, used by Eurostar and…

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