VR FleetCare, Russian Railways and Karelian Trains have agreed on a 20-year contract for the maintenance and lifecycle services of high-speed trains operating in Helsinki and St. Petersburg.
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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'.
HS2 Ltd has confirmed that the landmark contracts to manufacture Britain’s next fleet generation of high-speed trains has been awarded to the Hitachi/Alstom joint venture.
Avanti West Coast has become the first train operator to have achieved the Shaw Trust Web Accreditation, after its website tested successfully for people with a wide range of disabilities to access.
Chiltern Railways will continue operating its existing services for another six years, and will give them opportunity to continue plans for decarbonisation, fleet modernisation and improving customer experience.
Govia Thameslink Railway, operator of Southern, Thameslink, and Great Northern services, has launched a new innovative co-operative energy project with climate action group, Energy Garden.
To aid a seamless passenger journey, Transport for Wales has launched a new smartphone app, with enhanced live travel and ticketing features, as well as a bilingual service.
The UAE government, along with Etihad Rail, has announced the inauguration of the UAE Railways Programme, the largest integrated system for freight and passengers across the country.
Northern's new priority seating card will make travelling easier for people with visible and non-visible disabilities.
Alstom has agreed to transfer business activities related to Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the very high-speed train, V300 ZEFIRO, to Hitachi Rail.
The giant 2,000 tonne tunnel boring maching (TBM) will dig a one-mile long tunnel under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire.
The Dr19 is a new type of locomotive from the VR Group, manufactured especially for freight traffic, and VR FleetCare will be responsible for its maintenance and repair.
Alstom and Hungary’s leading oil and gas company have signed an agreement to cooperate in examining the use of hydrogen technology in rail transportation in Hungary.