The new Direct Award Contract has been awarded by the Department for Transport to Govia for the continued operation of the Southeastern franchise.
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Following the recent outbreak of coronavirus now affecting the UK, the Department for Transport has published new guidance for staff in the transport sector in partnership with Public Health England.
Disabled passengers across Great Britain are set to benefit from accessibility improvements at 124 stations thanks to a £20 million government fund announced by the UK's Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps.
The 'it's everyone's journey' campaign will work to raise awareness for passengers with disabilities and encourage better accessibility on public transport.
Following the DfT's update, Transport for the North is calling for an investment plan that delivers the best deal for rail across Northern England.
The UK Prime Minister has confirmed that HS2 will go ahead, with construction for Phase 1 from London to the West Midlands set to begin in April 2020.
Following bad performance, the UK Transport Secretary has announced that West Midlands Railway will be required to invest £20 million to improve service.
The new depot will allow Northern to streamline its maintenance processes, subsequently improving UK rail performance and punctuality.
Louise Cheeseman, who has been working in the rail industry for 20 years and is currently Managing Director of Hull Trains, speaks candidly to Global Railway Review about what it’s like running an open access rail operator and why she is excited about Hull Trains’ future.
£500 million has been pledged by the government to put historic rail lines back into operation, improving connectivity for communities across the country.
FOAK 2020 will search for participants to develop cutting-edge technology that can help make UK rail journeys faster, cleaner and greener.
The plan outlines Network Rail's recognition of the importance of small and medium enterprises and its intention to work closer with them.
A statement released by Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, has raised concerns over the financial viability of the Northern franchise operated by Arriva Rail North.
#StationsDay sees the Department for Transport and rail industry celebrating the work of young apprentices, volunteers and staff who keep the railways running.
The Isle of Wight's railway infrastructure is to be modernised and its old fleet of trains replaced with former London Underground rolling stock in a bid to improve capacity and accessibility.