The exclusive agreement between Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation will see the companies develop battery packs to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the North East of England.
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Transport Focus is urging the UK government to reform the fares and ticketing system to offer better value.
Yorkshire-based train company, Grand Central, has been rated the passengers’ favourite in a national survey of rail users.
Passengers have once again ranked Chiltern Railways as the best operator for journeys between London and the West Midlands and Oxford in the National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS) from Transport Focus.
The UK's Office of Rail and Road's 2019-2020 assessment shows Network Rail has saved more than £385 million in the first year of its new control period 6, but passenger and freight performance varied by region.
HS2 Ltd has started the search for specialist contractors to deliver the Overhead Catenary System (OCS) that will provide power to trains running on the UK's new high-speed rail link between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
Trainline has launched a nationwide beta-test of Crowd Alerts, a crowd-sourced feature in its app to help customers alert their fellow travellers if it’s not possible to social distance on a specific train.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a new three-year deal with DB Cargo UK to undertake the maintenance of 10 Class 60 locomotives, as well as providing technical in-field support.
London Victoria - Britain’s second busiest railway station - has started a trial aiming to recycle 85 per cent of all waste created on the site.
Commissioned by Network Rail, the ‘ThinkStation’ report provides a framework for the future design of local stations across Great Britain, following a wide-reaching engagement exercise.
As the beginning of major construction work moves closer, HS2 has announced that it has begun recruiting for hundreds of new jobs across the entire high-speed rail project.
The region will see a wide range of benefits from the redevelopment and reopening of three train stations, including more frequent and reliable rail services.
In the next instalment of our TOCs Management Series, Mark Hopwood, Interim Managing Director of South Western Railway (SWR), explains how the operator is on a journey of evolution that includes addressing train performance, focusing on sustainability strategies, deploying cutting-edge technology and adopting an open and honest approach with both…
CableGuardian, a sophisticated cloud-hosted cable monitoring and fault diagnosis system by Viper Innovations, has gained product approval from Network Rail.
The demolition of London Euston station’s western ramp and canopy is a significant milestone in the preparation for the construction of the new HS2 station.