SWR's second-year sustainability results show how the franchise is lowering carbon emissions and helping local communities.
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New contract with Bombardier reaffirms long-standing relationships with Abellio and Eversholt Rail and will see Bombardier maintain mainline services until 2022.
The UK government has revealed it has cancelled the competition for the next Southeastern rail franchise citing the Williams Review which is due to be published in the autumn.
Keith Williams, the independent Chair of the first ‘root and branch’ Rail Review to be supported by UK government, has stated in an Address that Britain’s rail franchising system cannot continue in the way it is now.
Reflecting on the recent difficult times for Britain’s railways, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport, explores the opportunities that could lead from the governments ‘root and branch’ review of rail, the implications of Brexit and recognising that the most important part of the railway is its passengers.
The PQQ passport allows Renfe to express an interest for any future franchise competition in the most competitive market in Europe…
The management of the West Midlands network has been put into local hands. Consequently, more frequent services, better trains and extra seats are being implemented…
The UK’s Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today (29 November 2017) has set out a new vision for Britain’s railways, including plans to end the operational divide between track and train and an evolution of the franchising system.
From Latvia to London, Global Railway Review’s contributor, Graham Ellis, has been looking at some of Europe’s oldest and newest rolling stock.
A £680 million order for new trains has been made by West Midlands Trains Ltd for when it takes over the West Midlands Rail franchise in December 2017.
On 20 August 2017, South Western Railway began its operations. We speak to the new franchise about its brand-new fleet of trains and its timetable proposals as well its Station Travel Plans and what it has in the pipeline to provide its passengers with a positive travel experience.