Severn Valley Railway on track to carry 1/4 of a million passengers

  The Severn Valley Railway is on course to have carried 250,000 passengers by the end of the season, only the second time the popular heritage line has…

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France proposes passenger rolling stock tax

  France, in a move that many fear will reduce competition, plans to introduce a rolling stock tax. The country’s draft 2010 finance bill includes…

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Japan’s hotels attract rail enthusiasts

  Hotels situated near some stations in Tokyo, in order to attract some of Japan’s 20,000 rail enthusiasts, have started marketing their rooms as…

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MSPs reject calls to reinstate Glasgow Airport rail link plans

Calls by opposition MPs to reinstate plans for a Glasgow Airport rail link have been rejected by MSPs. The scrapping of the rail link has caused outcry…

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Workington North station becomes transport interchange

The popular temporary station at Workington North, providing the only practical connection with the south of the town, now has its own feeder bus service…

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More parking spaces for Crewe

A further 365 car parking spaces are to be provided at Crewe station from December 14th. Virgin Trains has leased part of a lorry park in Cowley Way, a…

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Record performance

National Express train operator c2c and Merseyrail, a Serco – NedRailways Joint Venture, today celebrated a new record for train service performance…

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Easy as ABC

American news network ABC has named the Settle and Carlisle line the second best train journey in the world. The news network say that the line is more…

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Konnichiwa France

In pursuit of more European orders, Hitachi is hoping to win a large contract for rolling stock from Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais (SNCF)…

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Shield’s depot new wheel lathe handed over to ScotRail

The first milestone in the Shield’s depot £24m construction project has been reached, with Siemens handing over the new wheel lathe building to…

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Giant Camera Moves to London Victoria Train Station

A giant camera appeared in London Waterloo station last week, providing passers-by with a fun visual attraction whilst going about their day. And, rumour…

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Rise to the challenge in 2010

Fancy climbing the highest mountains in the UK, jumping out of a plane, cycling from London to Paris or climbing Kilimanjaro? If so, this is your opportunity…

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