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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Bottleneck smashed?

Redoubling of the line between Swindon and Kemble is looking likely after the South West Region Transport and Infrastructure Board gave its approval for…

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Tilting wagon delivers milestone

Wigan can claim a UK railway first after Network Rail successfully used ground-breaking machinery to prove that a set of points can be renewed in just…

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Workforce heroics pay dividends

The Harwich branch line has reopened to passenger services following a landslip in October that left tracks and overhead line equipment out of alignment….

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Oxford station to receive additional platform

Oxford station is to receive an additional platform as part of a £10m scheme by Network Rail and Oxfordshire County Council. The new bay platform, to…

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Myanmar and China discuss rail link

Myanmar and China are in discussions regarding constructing a rail link between the two countries. The proposed rail line would connect Myanmar’s…

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South Croydon station goes green

New CCTV cameras and lighting at South Croydon station will be powered by solar energy produced by 42 photovoltaic solar panels. Other improvements at…

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Aberdovey rail users first to get the hump in Wales

The ‘Harrington Hump’ is shortly to arrive at Aberdovey station, where passengers will be the first in Wales to benefit from this new addition to the…

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