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Following the publication of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, Transport for the North has called for the UK government to ensure that local and regional leaders are at the core of the reform of the UK's railways.
Siemens Mobility and ScotRail have extended their Technical Support & Spares Supply Agreement by five years to December 2026.
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.
Following the disruption caused by the discovery of cracks on Hitachi Class 800 and 385 series trains in May 2021, ORR is set to undertake a review of the impact of the incident on safety and passengers.
HVO fuel will be used to power all of DB Cargo UK's freight trains that run between Tarmac’s site in Leicestershire and its rail-fed asphalt plant in Birmingham.
HS1 Ltd sees the gold accreditation as a reflection of the impact of its People Strategy, which is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of its employees.
One thousand jobs will be supported by the contract to construct HS2's Interchange Station, while regeneration around the station will support 30,000 jobs and up to 3,000 new homes.
In total, 10 touchscreens have been installed at London Euston station that offer the latest passenger information using British Sign Language.
Statistics from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) have revealed that the unprecedented fall in usage can be attributed entirely to the impact of the pandemic.
In order to provide greater transparency when it comes to choosing tickets, GTR and Southeastern's Season Ticket Calculator will enable commuters to purchase tickets that fit their flexible work schedules.
Following the beginning of Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone on 1 June 2021, HS2 has outlined how its use and promotion of green technology is supporting the pollution and air quality initiative.
DP World have announced that its two deep-water ports at Southampton and London Gateway have become the first in the UK capable of handling Freightliner’s new 775m-long intermodal container trains.
Midlands Connect is proposing that rail electrification, faster local trains and a new hourly train to London from Shrewsbury, would bring nearly £500 million of benefits to the UK economy.
Working with Porterbrook, Network Rail has announced plans to showcase some of the best of British low-carbon train technology at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.