Patriot Rail selected by North Carolina as the rail operator for the P&N RailRoad

Patriot Rail, a privately-held short line and regional freight railroad holding company, today announced that it has executed a letter agreement with the…

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Severn Valley Railway appeals for more volunteers

With around half of its 75 guards due to retire over the next 10-15 years the Severn Valley Railway is launching a recruitment drive to attract up to 100…

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Audi Is DB Schenker Rail’s First CO2-free Rail Freight Customer

Audi now transports finished vehicles between Ingolstadt and Emden CO2-free. As of August, the German automobile manufacturer uses DB Schenker Rail’s…

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Geotechnical expertise saves time and money between Dublin and Kildare

Geotechnical expertise provided by specialist engineers Byrne Looby Partners (BLP) has helped deliver significant savings in both time and costs on a key…

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Railteam prevails in race vs. low-cost airline

When a student at the Saarland University Of Applied Sciences stated that the plane was the best way to go to London, her geography lecturer Werner Ried,…

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London Mayor’s Cycle Hire scheme hits 100,000 journeys

The Mayor’s newest addition to London’s transport network, Barclays Cycle Hire, has now been used for more than 100,000 journeys since its…

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Edinburgh to Glasgow improvements programme contracts awarded

Network Rail has awarded £10m-worth of contracts as work on a new, £1bn programme to enhance rail services and infrastructure in Scotland’s central…

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Network Rail explores options to improve Staffordshire railways

Network Rail is exploring options to improve the railway in and around Stafford to deliver a more reliable network for passengers. Ideas are being developed…

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Work starts on Staines Station accessibility programme

Construction work will start at Staines station on Monday 16 August to provide passengers with step-free access between the station entrance and the platforms,…

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RMT warns of safety risks on Euro rail link as Deutsche Bahn are set to begin test runs of non-compliant trains

Rail union RMT warned today that tests using a Deutsche Bahn ICE (Inter City Express) train in the Channel Tunnel in October this year could open the door…

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New signalling at Shrewsbury paves way for increased capacity

  The upgrade of the signalling system in the Shrewsbury area will now enable trains from the Hereford and Cambrian lines to travel via platform 3. …

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Alliance Rail Holdings announces new appointments to the development team

Alliance Rail Holdings was founded in 2009 and is seeking to introduce new rail services through its subsidiary companies, Great North Western Railway…

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