National Express launches final refurbished HST into service

National Express East Coast has launched its 13th,and final,HST set back into service following refurbishment.This brings to an end a £47m project to…

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Boost for Barry

Funding to help turn Barry Dock railway station into a transport hub has been secured from the South East Wales Transport Allliance(SEWTA). The money will…

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Bus is no substitute for rail service

Airport chief Amanda McMillan has blasted the decision to axe plans for a rail link to Glasgow airport, and substitute it with a bus link, during yesterday’s…

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Watchdog agrees that passengers will benefit from electrified railway

Passenger Focus has welcomed Network Rail’s findings that there is a business case to extend electrification across Great Britain. Anthony Smith, Passenger…

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China crisis for airline industry

China Southern Airlines Co,the nation’s biggest domestic carrier,expects traffic to fall by more than half on 518 of its weekly flights as a direct…

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RIA welcomes railway electrification plan

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) today welcomed the plan to expand the electrified railway network announced by Network Rail. “While the government…

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All day parking for just £5 at East Midlands Parkway station

East Midlands Trains has now extended its bargain £5 a day parking offer at East Midlands Parkway station to everyone. Previously rail users had to have…

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The London to Sheffield route should be electrified says Network Rail

A plan to expand the electrified network that would increase capacity, improve journeys while reducing costs and carbon emissions was unveiled today following…

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Exhibition of new railway equipment in Moscow

On 30 October 2009, an exhibition will open at the RZD Innovation Development Centre, showcasing new shunting locomotives and open-top wagons for the modern…

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Cutting-edge mobile WiFi system enhances Dubai Metro

Nomad Digital permit internet connections at speeds up to 25 times faster than domestic broadband through mobile WIMAX and HSPA network components Dubai,…

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Train passengers get on their bikes and buses for pilot scheme

Motorists are being encouraged to use greener forms of transport when travelling to and from train stations, thanks to a series of pilot programmes around…

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Guests entertained at Giffen Group Centenary dinner

Giffen Group, (the electrical installation, maintenance and railway infrastructure contractor) recently celebrated its Centenary at a charity dinner held…

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