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Aberystwyth could soon have a direct express service to London, restoring a link withdrawn by British Rail in 1991.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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Notes from the Underground

London Underground’s pioneering Art on the Underground programme has published a selection of stories inspired by Central line staff and passengers….

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When is the next train…?

‘We want our railways back..’ that’s the message loud and clear from local people in response to ATOC’s discussion paper, Connecting Communities….

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New station for Newry

Newry’s new railway station is on track to open to the public in early September following an extensive £14.6 million project. On opening, there will…

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Work at walkden

Work has started on a £120,000 scheme by Network Rail to renew several separate roof areas of Walkden station on the Manchester to Wigan railway line…

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Carlisle festival for ACoRP

Carlisle plays host to the annual Community Rail Festival organised by members of ACoRP, the Association of Community Rail Partnerships in Carlisle later…

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Last few tables remaining for The RailStaff Awards Party!

Roll up, roll up! Tickets for the evening are selling fast with only a few tables remaining so if you still need to book visit http://www.railstaffawards.com/book-now.php…

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