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Rail Passenger News
Every year around the world, billions of people travel by rail. But as passenger numbers continue to grow, and the expectations of passengers continue to be more demanding, the pressure on rail organisations to deliver high-quality passenger journeys increases.
What do passengers want from rail? What are the trends and challenges facing passengers, and how is the industry moving forward to deliver better services?
A consortium led by Alstom-Bombardier will supply Mexico's Tren Maya with 42 X’trapolis trains in three configurations and the full signalling system.
Siemens Mobility and ScotRail have extended their Technical Support & Spares Supply Agreement by five years to December 2026.
The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
Following the disruption caused by the discovery of cracks on Hitachi Class 800 and 385 series trains in May 2021, ORR is set to undertake a review of the impact of the incident on safety and passengers.
In total, 10 touchscreens have been installed at London Euston station that offer the latest passenger information using British Sign Language.
Following new European legislation, Arriva Netherlands is set to apply for three new Open Access routes to operate regional rail night services, including two to Schiphol Airport.
Following Siemens completing the delivery of the high-speed Velaro Turkey trains ahead of schedule, the whole Velaro fleet is expected to be available for commercial services as of June 2021.
Statistics from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) have revealed that the unprecedented fall in usage can be attributed entirely to the impact of the pandemic.
In order to provide greater transparency when it comes to choosing tickets, GTR and Southeastern's Season Ticket Calculator will enable commuters to purchase tickets that fit their flexible work schedules.
From June 2021, Deutsche Bahn will implement two new measures to improve its system of waste separation and treatment and to ensure resource protection.
A new app has been launched in Great Britain that will make it easier and quicker for disabled people to request assistance for their train journeys, helping people to travel with confidence.
Go-Ahead's concept carriages, which can be adjusted from ‘commuter mode’ to ‘leisure mode’, have been drawn up to meet the changing needs of UK rail passengers.
FirstGroup has agreed with the Department for Transport two National Rail Contracts for the SWR and TPE train operating companies, with a primary term of two years.
The Way Forward campaign is calling on the UK government to encourage the use of public transport in order to ensure a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.