Reliable connectivity has become an ‘expected norm’ in our everyday lives, including when stepping onto a train. With passengers expecting to be able to work, access up-to-date information and be entertained while they travel, this In-Depth Focus showcases the on-board connectivity strategies of three different train operating companies and how…
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In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Transforming Australia’s freight network; HS2: Continuing to innovate to drive the workforce skills agenda; Making switch machines intelligent plus our 'On-Board Connectivity' and 'Winter Preparedness' In-Depth Focuses.
To ensure safe travel for passengers during the UK Christmas travel window, the government has outlined a range of new measures for transport, including enhancing rail services, postponing and accelerating rail engineering works and cutting ticket charges.
2 October 2020 | By Atkins
In this on-demand webinar expert speakers from Atkins Ltd and LNER spoke about the vision for the East Coast Digital Programme and the Programme Critical Success factors, plus they will demonstrate how their application is enabling results.
As part of Global Railway Review’s exclusive COVID-19 Heroes series, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has chosen a handful of members of its team who have spent their time volunteering and working to keep both passengers and other members of staff as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic.
The UK's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has called for passengers to receive more effective advice and reassurance during disruption, with clear and reliable information.
The new platform and track at Stevenage station will improve the reliability of Great Northern, Thameslink and London North Eastern Railway services.
All train operators in Britain and Network Rail are now signed up to the Sunflower scheme, designed to enable people with non-visible disabilities to discreetly let others know that they might require a little more time, support or assistance when travelling.
The new investment will contribute to the development and implementation of digital signalling on the East Coast Main Line.
In the first instalment of our Train Operating Companies (TOCs) Management Series, Tom Moran, Managing Director of Thameslink and Great Northern - part of the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) franchise - discusses how he plans to steer the business through the next phases of the COVID-19 crisis, the importance of…
For our ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Warrick Dent, Safety and Operations Director at London North Eastern Railway (LNER), writes that the operator is taking several steps to minimise their impact on the environment, including the introduction of their new bi-mode Azuma fleet and reducing waste on-board trains and at…
Network Rail and Southeastern Railway have collaborated to launch the UK’s first passenger train service operated entirely by women.
A report has revealed that Britain’s rail industry is committed to delivering over 1,000 extra services a week for passengers and the introduction of 1,000 new carriages during 2020.
New changes have been announced by the UK's Department for Transport (DfT) that will give passengers simpler, cheaper fares thanks to an overhaul of the ticketing process.
Passengers may soon be able to find out which carriages have available seats, and if the toilets are operational and vacant, before they board the train.