taking the plunge

It is testament to the engineers of the 19th century that many of their structures remain fit for purpose today. However, whilst those parts of a structure…

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A beacon shines below ground

Parts of Johannesburg and Pretoria are some of the most affluent and fastest developing areas in the whole of Africa but the main roads linking them are…

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March makeover

The National Express East Anglia operated March station is now a much more welcoming place following the launch of the ‘Friends of March Station’…

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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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