Virtual reality and real-time monitoring sensors will be built into HS2’s infrastructure to help make Britain’s new high-speed rail network one of the world’s most reliable railways.
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The pilot project will give Transport for Wales (TfW) customers within the South Wales Metro area the opportunity to purchase selected rail tickets for local journeys in a number of convenience stores.
Work on a four kilometre section of the West Coast Main Line has been completed to prevent tracks from flooding and make future journeys more reliable.
A Railway Industry Association (RIA) report has highlighted how Britain's East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) should lead the way for a national digital signalling programme and other major schemes.
South Western Railway has retained 12 Class 707 trains, extending the original lease period until August 2022, improving availability and capacity on the network’s suburban routes.
From day one of operations, HS2 trains will be powered by zero carbon energy creating a cleaner, more sustainable travel alternative and supporting the UK’s 2050 climate change goal.
To combat low adhesion hazards such as leaves on rail lines, engineers and researchers have partnered to develop an on-board train system that will instantly detect issues and hazard hot spots.
Network Rail has completed a major track and signalling upgrade in Manchester to provide passengers with a more modern, reliable railway and allow more trains to run in the future.
The University of Birmingham’s Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rock Rail to establish a strategic partnership on addressing railway rolling stock cyber-security.
Network Rail’s train testing centre successfully completed dynamic testing of the ETCS on rolling stock last month.
Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has finalised a Delay Compensation Code of Practice that train companies must comply with by April 2022.
The National Robotarium has unveiled the design of a new train cleaning robot which can clean the hard-to-reach places on trains such as between and under seats.
A new travel guide has been published by Network Rail so that autistic passengers can feel more confident to travel independently by train.
Results of a Transport Focus study of two projects between February and June 2021 has found that rail operators found it more difficult to notify passengers of engineering works during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The transition team behind creating Great British Railways, the new public body that will run and plan Britain's rail network, has taken its first steps by launching its Whole Industry Strategic Plan for Rail 'Call for Evidence'.