Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced that an independently-led government review will look at whether and how HS2 should proceed.
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For Global Railway Review’s next Women Inspiring Rail Q&A, Maria Price, Expert/First Officer in the Technical Interoperability Department at the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) explains how her rail career began and how the industry can be equally exciting for men and women, if preconceptions and mind-sets…
Taking over from Virgin, First Trenitalia will run services on the West Coast Main Line, with passengers set to benefit from more seats, extra services, simplified fares and station upgrades.
As patronage on public transport continues to grow, so too do incidents of anti-social behaviour and violence towards transport staff but now Australian public transport operators are taking a stand.
New Accessible Travel Policy guidance from ORR calls on train companies to cut booking notice times, increase reliability of provision, improve staff training, and offer redress when things go wrong.
The announcement allows the Authority to move forward with the completion of the environmental reviews for the entire first phase of the high-speed rail programme from San Francisco to the Los Angeles area.
The ORR sets out its proposals aimed at passengers being made more aware of their right to compensation, and disabled travellers experiencing more reliable assistance services, and greater accessibility across the rail network overall.
The new Integrated Rail Plan for the future of the UK’s Sheffield City Region's rail network will lead to improved capacity, reliability, affordability and journey times for communities and businesses across the region.
Ultra-high-speed rail transportation could radically transform the Pacific Northwest by decreasing travel times, improving overall mobility and boosting economic growth.
The UK government is to contribute £11 million to create the Institute for High Speed Rail and System Integration (IHSRSI) at the University of Leeds – a world-class high-speed rail research facility which is hoped will revolutionise the way new railway systems are invented, developed and brought into service.
The EU Agency for Railways (ERA) delivers first vehicle authorisation – three weeks after becoming European authorising entity for rail traffic in Europe.
Alex Veitch, Head of Multimodal Policy at the FTA, reveals the five key requests the association has included in its submission to the Williams Rail Review in support of future-proofing UK rail freight.