Northern works with school children to tackle environmental waste

Northern Rail is working with a group of dedicated youngsters to investigate and tackle recycling issues at Manchester Victoria Station. The children,…

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Temporary station expands to meet demand

Network Rail has extended the length of the platforms at the temporary Workington North railway station to meet passenger demand and the longer trains…

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East Coast plans bigger and better First Class service

Better range of complimentary snacks and simpler table layout follows feedback from customers TRAIN operator East Coast is relaunching its range of complimentary…

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Six days of strike action

RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed solid support for six days of strike action by a group of signalling staff in the Wales and the Marches Operations area…

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Up to speed on the Settle Carlise line

Train speeds are set to double for the first time in 40 years this weekend as a temporary speed restriction is lifted over a mile-long section of the Settle…

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£100M Billboard Advertising Partner Sought By Network Rail

Network Rail today announced it has begun its search for a media partner for its £100m roadside advertising contract. The company is looking to develop…

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Work progresses on Scottish rail link

The process of awarding a contract to construct the rail link to the Borders has commenced. Transport Scotland, the Scottish Government agency in charge…

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Plans for new station in Yorkshire

Network Rail and Metro have submitted plans for a new station to Bradford council. The new station, if approved, would be built at Apperley Bridge, on…

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Chancellor’s pledge on rail is good news for passengers says ATOC

In response to the Chancellor’s announcement, Michael Roberts, Chief Executive of the Association of Train Operating Companies, said: “It is excellent…

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Babcock Rail awards Cosalt PPE contract

Babcock Rail has awarded Cosalt a new three-year contract starting 1st January 2010 to supply specialist personal protection equipment (PPE) for the company’s…

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Network Rail welcomes further rail electrification in pre budget report

A spokesman for Network Rail said: “Network Rail welcomes the government’s support for its plans for further electrification of the rail network….

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Finning UK secures fluid analysis contract

Finning UK’s Fluid and Condition Monitoring Service is confirmed as the sole supplier of fluid analysis to East Midlands Trains’ DMU fleets. The contract…

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