A survey from Transport Focus has revealed that passengers prefer modern white-on-black information displays rather than the traditional orange-on-black dot matrix boards.
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The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
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.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
The Alert Me by Messenger technology provides rail passengers with the available transport options and information regarding disruption and crowding.
With new data showing that nine in 10 people would find it useful to have information on how busy services are, Transport Focus has called for transport operators to provide better information about the space available on board their services.
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.
As England steps out of lockdown and begins to return to normality, rail companies across the country are working to ensure passenger and staff safety.
It has been announced that ScotRail services will be provided within Scottish Government ownership from the expiry of the current ScotRail franchise, currently expected in March 2022.
The Department for Transport (DfT) will delay the normal annual January change to rail fares until 1 March 2021, offering a significant window for commuters who cannot work at home to purchase cheaper season tickets at the existing rate and allowing greater flexibility in uncertain times.
Transport Focus has outlined that improved reliability and a simpler delay repay claims process can help increase confidence in the railway.
Two new solutions - Automated Intelligent Video Review cameras and plasma technology - have been introduced on the TfW network to combat the challenges of autumn weather in the UK.
GTR and Porterbrook’s Project Aurora will see the fleet updated to include real-time passenger information, charging points and performance monitoring technology for improved reliability.
Independent watchdog, Transport Focus, is calling on the UK government and train companies to work together to offer passengers better value for money deals to get them back onboard trains.
The UK government has dedicated £200,000 to develop better mobile connectivity for passengers when travelling across the UK rail network.