In order to help retailers and small business tenants across its network during the COVID-19 crisis, Network Rail has introduced new supportive measures.
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In an interview with Global Railway Review, Sarah Higgins, Head of Stations at London Northwestern Railway, discusses the direct and indirect effects that train stations have on the passenger experience, and how London Northwestern Railway wants its stations to become places central to the communities they serve.
A total 4.48 per cent increase in retail sales at stations was reported during the last three months of 2019, with each penny of profit to be reinvested by Network Rail back into the railway.
The new HS2 station will improve access to the Midlands, including Birmingham International Station, the NEC and Birmingham Airport (BHX).
The programme forms part of Network Rail’s Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) programme, which is looking to develop agile processes for innovation.
Stations across the Govia Thameslink Railway, South Western Railway and Southeastern networks have now introduced the sunflower lanyard scheme.
The Welsh Government is disappointed that three out of seven recommended stations on the Wales & Borders network have missed out on UK Government funding.
Disabled passengers across Great Britain are set to benefit from accessibility improvements at 124 stations thanks to a £20 million government fund announced by the UK's Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps.
Following the introduction of free water fountains at UK stations, Network Rail has saved the equivalent of three million plastic bottles from landfill.
The new HS2 station plans have been submitted as part of the Schedule 17 submission, and moves the beginning of construction a step closer to being underway.
The removal of its track crossing and installation of a new access ramp and staircase will improve safety and access for passengers using Littleport station.
Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s railway operator and infrastructure owner, is well prepared for winter. Read on to learn about the various activities and techniques they use to keep tracks and trains operational when the cold weather hits.
The EIB agreement will see up to €1.5 million in grant finance support the redevelopment of 118km of line between Tanta and Damietta.
Following the launch of the initiative at four other major stations in Britain in December 2019, London Liverpool Street is the latest station to offer passengers with hidden disabilities a discreet way to ask for extra help while making their journeys.
The 2019 National Rail Passenger Survey from Transport Focus puts St Pancras International top, while other stations across the Southern region also see an increase in passenger satisfaction.