West Coast rail operator looks to grow East Coast passenger numbers

As Virgin Trains prepares its bid to run services on the East Coast rail route, official figures show its improved West Coast services have resulted in…

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London Midland’s summer sale slashes rail tickets by half-price

London Midland is cutting the price of summer travel by offering off-peak tickets for half price when booked through its website – londonmidland.com/sale….

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RMT links up with British MPs to campaign for release of Iranian trade union leader, Reza Shahabi

TRANSPORT UNION RMT has joined forces with British MP’s and trade unionists around the globe to campaign for the release of imprisoned Iranian transport…

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Invensys Rail Awarded Thameslink Resignalling Contract

Network Rail has awarded the £32m Thameslink core area resignalling contract to Invensys Rail. On completion, the project will provide a significant increase…

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Mechan joins best of British at World Rail Fair

Lifting and handling equipment specialist, Mechan, will be flying the flag for South Yorkshire’s manufacturing industry at the world’s largest railways…

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French rail expertise on track at Innotrans 2010 Ubifrance Uk 3454

UBIFRANCE, the French agency for international development, will organise the French Pavilion at Innotrans, the biennial trade show for the rail sector,…

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Translink Group Chief Executive elected CILT Fellow

Catherine Mason, Group Chief Executive, Translink, has been recently elected to Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)….

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National Express staff get on their bikes

 A team of keen cyclists from National Express East Anglia has successfully taken part in the Essex Castle Charity Bike Ride and raised more than £1000…

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ORR Publishes National Rail Trends Yearbook 2009/10

The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) has today published its national rail trends yearbook for 2009/10. The yearbook highlights a wide range of the latest…

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Japan’s record loan keeps India’s freight network on track

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan with the government of India this week to help develop the country’s freight rail…

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Newspaper’s anniversary marked by naming

National Express East Anglia has marked the 125th anniversary of the Evening Star newspaper in Ipswich by naming a Class 90 electric locomotive, ‘The…

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Station staff are just the ticket

Crewe and Preston have come top of an independent national poll of ticket buying facilities at rail stations. They were the only two stations managed by…

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