Fundraising ball raises £14,000 for railway appeal

A Fundraising Ball held at the National Railway Museum in aid of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway has successfully raised almost £14,000. The event,…

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Thales equips the world’s longest tunnel with complete signalling solution

Zurich, 15 December 2009 – Thales today announced that the company, as part of the Transtec Gotthard Consortium, will deliver, install and test a turnkey…

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Full high-speed service launched

  Gordon Brown, transport secretary Lord Adonis and Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes officially launched the UK’s first domestic high-speed…

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Safe and reliable rail service maintained during strike

All peak-time rail services in south Wales ran unaffected this morning despite the strike action. 95% of the trains arrived on time, bringing thousands…

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Even more trains and fewer buses this Christmas time

Passengers will see more trains, fewer replacement buses and significantly less disruption this Christmas holiday period, compared to previous years, as…

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First GBRF Secures Passenger Contract with First Great Western

Freight haulier enters commercial passenger market First GBRf, the UK’s leading freight haulier, has won its first contract to provide regular timetabled…

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Hitachi hands over last Class 395 train to Southeastern

LONDON, 11 DECEMBER 2009 – Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it has handed over the 29th and final Class 395 train to Southeastern, ahead…

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Gatwick Express launches festive trolley menu

Gatwick Express, the non-stop rail-air link between central London and Gatwick Airport, has launched a festive trolley menu, which includes mulled wine,…

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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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