Taking over from Virgin, First Trenitalia will run services on the West Coast Main Line, with passengers set to benefit from more seats, extra services, simplified fares and station upgrades.
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The UK government has revealed it has cancelled the competition for the next Southeastern rail franchise citing the Williams Review which is due to be published in the autumn.
Due to begin operation across the East Midlands network by 2022, the 33 new Hitachi trains will improve the passenger experience with more seats, more services, faster trains and better stations for passengers.
Up to £58 million in funding will see Cardiff Central Station transformed into a more modern, highly accessible building, with platforms suited to longer trains in a bid to ease overcrowding.
Third annual report on road and rail apprenticeships shows diversity has increased, with the proportion of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) apprentices rising.
The UK’s Innovation Agency, Innovate UK and the Department for Transport’s SBRI have awarded funding to HiveLOGIC Limited to provide a digital solution to help transform rail freight logistics.
The rail industry is invited to nominate stations across Britain that would benefit from improvements to accessibility.
Alex Veitch, Head of Multimodal Policy at the FTA, reveals the five key requests the association has included in its submission to the Williams Rail Review in support of future-proofing UK rail freight.
The investment from the UK Government to upgrade Gatwick Airport's train station will include a larger concourse, five new lifts and eight new escalators.
Network Rail has published a framework that sets out the long-term delivery of digital signalling, to bring significant benefits to passengers and help suppliers to plan resources.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) have unveiled plans which it hopes will improve signage to protect motorists and pedestrians using private level crossings.
As part of the First of a Kind competition, projects will receive a share of £7.8 million in government funding for innovative ideas to transform the railway industry.