When Transport for Greater Manchester’s head of rail, Amanda White, joined the body in 2014, it had one major goal in mind. Manchester had just signed a devolution deal with Whitehall in which the city set specific objectives around the better integration of public transport in Greater Manchester. One priority was to look at how […]
The railway’s slow rate of change and innovation is a popular topic of conversation at conferences and over networking drinks. A lack of free Wi-Fi and the limited rollout of things like automatic delay repay and ticketless travel lags behind the expectations of the modern passenger. Seeking a solution, train operator London Midland launched a […]
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Andy Milne looks back at 20 years of Virgin’s involvement with the rail industry Well, my dear, how does it feel to be a Virgin again?’ 20 years ago, when Virgin first took to the metals, you could get away with such humour. Cue hearty gales of laughter down the line from Birmingham. Broken-hearted Miriam […]