33 of the planned 101 new trains are already in service on various routes, following a £500 million investment from Northern.
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The new commitments include plastic-free service, planting a tree for every Eurostar train service, and gaining a third star from the SRA for food service.
The single ITSO smartcard will intergrate 16 previously unconnected paper ticket and smartcard systems, allowing for an easier and smoother journey.
Network Rail's new geographic regions will now take on accountability for the delivery of projects within their region as part of the company's transformation.
Mark Wild, Chief Executive of Crossrail Ltd has said the Elizabeth line will now not be fully open before 2021, explaining that further time is needed to complete software development for the signalling and train systems and the safety approvals process.
GB Railfreight insists that a decision on the future of the HS2 scheme must be made as soon as possible following the December general election.
Managing Director of Atkins' transportation division, Lizi Stewart, has been appointed as one of 13 Railway Industry Association Board members.
As part of a £2.6 million investment programme, Grand Central have announced further details of eight station investment schemes.
The modernised trains will now return 50 per cent more energy to the network than their predecessors, contributing to helping power the fleet.
The certification proves that the Wi-Fi system installed on the Heathrow Express is keeping passengers safe from inappropriate content.
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.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Natalie Leister, Area Manager at Southeastern, tells us about how her humble beginnings within the rail industry helped her grow to become determined on working to make the company focus more on inclusivity and make train travel and the rail industry more accessible…