Following the publication of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, Transport for the North has called for the UK government to ensure that local and regional leaders are at the core of the reform of the UK's railways.
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Statistics from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) have revealed that the unprecedented fall in usage can be attributed entirely to the impact of the pandemic.
Working with Porterbrook, Network Rail has announced plans to showcase some of the best of British low-carbon train technology at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.
The North’s leaders have called on the UK government to urgently publish the Integrated Rail Plan for the region’s railways, to give essential certainty on investment and delivery of major projects.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
The UK government has announced a £401 million investment to give passengers and freight operators across the North and Midlands faster, greener and more reliable rail services.
A new app has been launched in Great Britain that will make it easier and quicker for disabled people to request assistance for their train journeys, helping people to travel with confidence.
RSG's Work Pipeline Visibility Charter asks businesses in the rail supply chain to commit to sharing their work pipeline information with their suppliers.
The UK Rail Minister has requested a comprehensive plan from Hitachi to identify the extent of cracking found on some Class 800 Series trains, and has asked the rail industry to urgently set out a strategy to resolve prolonged passenger and network disruption.
In the next instalment of Global Railway Review’s exclusive series, Greater Anglia reflects on 2020 and the impact of the pandemic on its business, as well as highlighting three employees who have dedicated the last 12 months to keeping passengers safe, informed and moving.
Britain's Transpennine Route Upgrade rail infrastructure programme has reached a major regulatory milestone with the submission of the Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) for the Huddersfield to Westtown (Dewsbury) section.
With the investment coming from the UK government's Restoring Your Railway Fund, the line between Exeter and Okehampton will be re-opened to passengers all year round, instead of just during the summer.
Though a final preferred route for Northern Powerhouse Rail has been agreed upon, Transport for the North has agreed to delay submitting the business case until the UK government’s Integrated Rail Plan has been published.
The Railway Industry Association, Rail Alliance and Rail Forum Midlands have set out five key 'asks' to the UK government to ensure that the rail supply chain can support the industry and ensure that Rail Project SPEED is a success.
The next stage of Project SPEED will see the industry pioneer new ways of working to halve the time and reduce the cost of delivering critical infrastructure projects.