Wakefield Kirkgate improvement plans

Passengers using Wakefield Kirkgate station will benefit from new CCTV, improved signage, a help-point on platforms 2 and 3 and an improved subway environment…

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Heathrow Express Wi-Fi service is now free

Heathrow Express is now offering a free Wi-Fi service to all of our customers in conjuntion with TMobile. The TMobile Wi-Fi Hotspot provides a typical…

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Eurostar to hold Remembrance Day service St Pancras

Eurostar has seen an increase in the number of enquiries both nationally and internationally, about travel to sites and memorials where many family members…

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Metrolink supports Poppy Appeal

A special poppy tram will run on the Metrolink network in Greater Manchester from today, Friday, until 11 November as part of the Armistice Day commemorations….

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Invensys Rail Awarded Finnish Re-signalling Contract

Invensys Rail, the new name for Westinghouse Rail Systems, has been awarded the contract for re-signalling the Siilinjärvi depot and main line railway…

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Stobart Pioneers lower Carbon train service

History was made when the new Stobart Rail train service exited Eurotunnel and arrived in Britain on schedule after a 1,100 mile journey from Valencia….

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Minister commends Tube Lines for training milestone

Tube Lines was today commended for surpassing 2,000 qualifications awarded to its employees at a ceremony hosted at Tube Lines’ state-of-the-art Skills…

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Death of an employee likely to cost rail companies “at least half a million”

Rail companies found guilty of the new offence of corporate manslaughter could face fines of at least half a million pounds. New draft guidelines on sentencing…

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‘Salmon flipping’ scam hits Oyster cards users

New research from G4S Secure Solutions (UK) reveals that more than 1.1 million Britons have failed to purchase a valid ticket for a tube journey in the…

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Jobs safe as Adonis terminates NatEx ECML franchise

Lord Adonis issued a formal termination notice to National Express last night and National Express East Coast will transfer into a new public company,…

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LibDems: Government should take away all National Express rail franchises

Commenting on the announcement that the East Coast Main Line will come into public control next week, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary, Norman…

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RMT warns of “total chaos” on the WCML

NEW RESEARCH by rail union RMT has revealed that nearly half of the maintenance job cuts planned by Network Rail are targeted at the West Coast Main Line,…

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