Innovate UK is to launch a competition on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT) that will allow businesses to apply for a share of £3.5 million funding to encourage innovation in the UK rail sector, demonstrate new technologies to customers and industry and help to build better railways for…
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The Malaysian Rail Industry Corporation (MARIC) and the UK’s Railway Industry Association (RIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two countries working more closely together, benefiting the members of both rail associations.
The UK's Department for Transport (DfT) and the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) have published a Joint Rail Data Action Plan which aims to address technical barriers and make better use of rail data.
The Inclusive Transport Strategy, backed by hundreds of million pounds, will help ensure passengers with reduced mobility can travel confidently and easily.
Lobby group states commuters are being packed into trains “like sardines”, with London labelled as one of the worst offenders in England and Wales.
Testing is underway in Europe on new state-of-the-art maintenance trains that will be used on the Elizabeth line to help keep it running for hundreds of thousands of Londoners and visitors. London will take delivery of the machines later this year.
A series of innovative, high-tech schemes, including an augmented reality project to support people who use sign language on train journeys, will be developed after winning a government-funded competition.
Following the failure of the current franchise, rail services on the East Coast Main Line are being brought back under government control…
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has announced it will create an advisory group to support work on potential updates to the guidance that the rail industry uses to form accessibility policies.
The transformation of Gatwick Airport station is a step closer after a planning application was submitted for the major redevelopments…
Efficient rail freight is vital to keep Britain trading, with a direct impact on more than 7 million people employed in the movement of goods. With new technology and other disruptive forces affecting the industry, targets for freight need to be included in the investment strategy…
Transport for London (TfL) have announced that Elizabeth line pay-as-you-go fares within Zones 1-6 will be the same as the fares on existing TfL services, ensuring affordable travel for millions of Londoners when the railway opens through central London in December 2018.
The PQQ passport allows Renfe to express an interest for any future franchise competition in the most competitive market in Europe…
The new train was the first to be driven from Abbey Wood. It entered the new tunnels at Plumstead Portal and travelled under the Thames heading for Connaught Tunnel before returning to Abbey Wood station.
Great Western Railway’s brand new Intercity Express Train has carried passengers for the first time, marking the next stage in the biggest fleet upgrade on the Great Western in 40 years.