Eggborough Power Station contract renewed

VolkerRail Signalling have been awarded a contract for the signalling and telecoms maintenance work for Eggborough Power Ltd at Eggborough power station….

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Monster finish for ScotRail driver

A ScotRail train driver from the Aberdeenshire town of Keith led his team to a second place finish at Britain’s most famous duathlon, the First Monster…

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Crossrail safe as Boris bags a billion

The Crossrail project is back on course as London Mayor Boris Johnson netted a cool one billion pound loan from the European Investment Bank. The loan…

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Final Javelin arrives

The 29th and final Hitachi Javelin has arrived at the Port of Southampton – almost two years to the day since the first Javelin was lowered onto…

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Rail Chiefs slam Which?craft

ATOC has slapped down a Which? report that claims passengers receive duff information from rail staff. Says Michael Roberts, the chief executive of ATOC,…

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Gareth goes PJP

Paul John Plant, the specialist plant hire division of Paul John Group, has appointed Gareth Richardson as Operations Director – Rail. Mr Richardson…

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Mac welcomes complete fleet

Desiro 350267 has arrived at London Midland completing the £190 million fleet of new, 100mph trains. Built by Siemens the 37 new air-conditioned Class…

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New gateway for Leeds

Ambitious new plans for Leeds station feature a new southern entrance with access from both sides of the river Aire around Granary Wharf. Says Richard…

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Parallel Lines

Railway staff have been working throughout August on enabling works for the doubling of the Cotswold line scheduled for next year. A team of 100 engineers…

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80 New Very High Speed Trains for China

Leading-edge Bombardier ZEFIRO technology to feature maximum operating speeds of 380 kph Bombardier Transportation announced today that its Chinese joint…

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Derek Twigg MP Visits New Look Widnes Station

Derek Twigg, MP for Halton recently visited Widnes for a tour of the newly refurbished station. Northern Rail has invested £90,000 to transform the ticket…

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London – Aberystwyth express bid

Aberystwyth could soon have a direct express service to London, restoring a link withdrawn by British Rail in 1991. Arriva Trains Wales has submitted a…

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