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An undercover investigation run by Which? found train company staff are failing to correctly advise passengers that have been delayed and are owed compensation…
The most complex track realignment in the UK’s railway has reached another crucial milestone ahead of the New Year with the completion of all work around London Bridge…
Network Rail’s recent completion of new track and signalling between London Bridge and Blackfriars brings the hub London station a step closer to welcoming the Thameslink services.
3 August 2016 | By Network Rail
An advanced signalling system that will allow trains to travel every two to three minutes through central London has been successfully tested for the first time using Govia Thameslink Railway’s new Siemens Class 700 trains...
27 July 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Network Rail is preparing to open the first two-thirds of the new station concourse at London Bridge station from the end of August 2016.
In our latest free-to-view Signalling & Telecommunications Supplement, Luc Lallemand shares Infrabel’s recent ETCS milestones, SŽ’s José Urbanc explores Slovenia’s signalling developments, and Frans Heijnen provides an overview of the EULYNX project...
24 May 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has unveiled the new Siemens-built Class 700 Desiro City train at London Blackfriars station coinciding with a 360 degree tour of the new vehicles.
6 May 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Thameslink stations in central London are to receive new information screens with ‘at-a-glance’ journey details in preparation for new generation trains and a future high intensity service.
26 January 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
A new £40 million railway cleaning facility has opened in Cricklewood, north London, as part of the government-sponsored Thameslink Programme.
11 January 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Passengers travelling between Gatwick Airport and London can now travel using pay as you go Oyster and Contactless payment methods.
16 December 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
A test train has for the first time operated under control of the ETCS (European Train Control System) marking six years of development work by the Thameslink Programme.