Created by acclaimed designer Johan Berhin, the new seating represents a significant upgrade in comfort, style and convenience, with tables and USB charging points built in to improve the journey experience for passengers.
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Free and unlimited Wi-Fi service has gone live at Victoria, Euston and London Bridge stations, with more major stations to follow during 2021.
In recognition for its commitment to improving business standards and people management, HS1 Ltd - the owner and operator of the high-speed rail linking London, Kent and the Channel Tunnel - has been awarded the prestigious We invest in People gold accreditation by Investors in People.
Transport for Wales, Keolis and Amey have reached an agreement which outlines a sustainable way forward for delivering their ambitious objectives for rail despite the effects of COVID-19.
The e-ticket barcode readers, which help to limit the spread of COVID-19, will also be installed at another 29 stations across the GTR network.
The operator has now set itself the target of having a 50/50 gender split on all training programmes by the end of 2021.
The partnership ensures the existing traffic flow from Antwerp through to Irvine will continue for an additional two years, and shows commitment from both organisations in reaching net zero emission targets.
The Innovate at HS2 2020: Small Business Research Initiative is open to small and medium-sized enterprises who will receive support to put together research and development plans for their proposal.
The move will help to secure the future of passenger services in Wales and the Borders area and protect jobs in the face of COVID-19.
The new high-speed line will enable more freight to travel by rail, reducing carbon emissions from transport as each freight train removes up to 76 lorries from the roads.
Transport Focus has outlined that improved reliability and a simpler delay repay claims process can help increase confidence in the railway.
'Know Your Train' will allow Northern passengers to find out a wide range of information about the train that they will be travelling on in real-time.
By utilising wind and solar power, HS1 aims to operate solely on renewable energy and has pledged to be fully carbon neutral within a decade.
This figure means that Network Rail is ahead of the UK government target to spend 33 per cent of expenditure with SMEs by 2022.
The three-year extension, valued at £248 million, will see Bombardier continue its maintenance, overhaul, service and cleaning services for Arriva CrossCountry's Voyager and Super Voyager fleet.