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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Virgin Trains backs city bids to host FIFA World CupTM matches in 2018

Virgin Trains will tomorrow (Thursday 26 November) speed groups of VIPs from the North West to the capital to deliver their cities’ bids to be part of…

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Best Autumn month on record

The first month of the difficult autumnal period has seen record performance for Britain’s trains as Network Rail today released the latest train…

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Japanese rail companies consider CCTV

Some of Japan’s TOCs are considering installing CCTV cameras on their trains but a number of women passengers, in a survey carried out by a Japanese…

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Winchester bridges rebuilt in £71m freight uprade

Three road bridges over the railway in the Winchester area are being rebuilt during the first half of 2010 as part of a £71m project designed to remove…

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£8m Westbury rail recycling centre gets the green light

Network Rail is now gearing up to transform a railway yard in Westbury into one of the biggest track materials recycling hub in the country, as the company…

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RMT slams plans for a third gamble on privatisation of the East Coast Main Line

RAIL UNION RMT today slammed the government for acting like “compulsive gamblers” after ministers announced a timetable for a third punt on the privatisation…

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St Pancras International marketer wins top international marketing award

Marketing Manager for St Pancras International, Dominque Didinal, has won an international award from The Chartered Institute of Marketing, the world’s…

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Ministers must step in to end rail dispute – Baker

Commenting on First Capital Connect’s cancellation of 28 trains because of driver shortages, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary, Norman Baker…

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