Richard will join Chiltern Railways in October 2020, at a crucial time for the train operator after it recently signed a new agreement with the Department for Transport (DfT).
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As part of its efforts to connect the UK's fragmented rail network and support operators through COVID-19, the UK government has begun the process to end railway franchising.
Working to optimise the East Coast Main Line and and reduce inefficiencies, the second phase of the power supply upgrade is set to begin.
Passengers from three stations in West and East Sussex can now benefit from full length Southern trains thanks to platform extensions.
HS2 Ltd has announced the formal start of construction on Britain's new high-speed rail project, highlighting the large number of jobs the project will be recruiting for in the coming months and years.
The agreement between local leaders and the UK government will provide a mechanism for positive influences over investment decisions in the East Midlands railway.
The formation of an Acceleration Unit by the UK government will result in the quicker delivery of a range of rail upgrades across the country.
As part of Global Railway Review’s ‘The Future of Rail Freight’ series, John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how the increased global focus on sustainability will hopefully result in a more successful rail freight industry.
Trenitalia c2c has welcomed the Essex Thameside Capacity Study by Network Rail, which confirms that its digital signalling project has been included as one of the solutions for Essex’s long-term rail capacity needs.
The UK government has dedicated £200,000 to develop better mobile connectivity for passengers when travelling across the UK rail network.
The investment will kickstart the development of the Transpennine line between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester, improving connectivity across the North.
Vortex IoT is set to provide a fully operational and validated RODIO-TSM product - the Rail Optical Detection of Intrusions and Obstructions – Tunnel and Station Monitoring solution - to be demonstrated on Network Rail’s infrastructure by March 2021.
The UK's Rail Supply Group (RSG) has published its report and the actions to be taken to support the best possible recovery of businesses supplying the rail industry.
The region will see a wide range of benefits from the redevelopment and reopening of three train stations, including more frequent and reliable rail services.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.