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Mayor calls for south London metroisation

The Mayor of London has called for Transport for London to become the rail infrastructure manager for devolved suburban rail services, … Read More

FirstGroup orders IETs for East Coast service

FirstGroup has ordered five five-car AT300 units from Hitachi for its new open access service between London and Edinburgh. The service, … Read More

First look at VLR vehicle

Images have been released showing the potential design of a new Very Light Rail (VLR) vehicle being developed for Coventry City Council … Read More

Go-op plans new services from summer 2020

Community-owned rail operator Go-op Co-operative Ltd is seeking views on proposed new open access rail services in Somerset and Wiltshire. … Read More

GTR recovery boosts autumn journeys

Passengers journey for the three-month period between October and December (Q3) were up to 2.9% compared to the same period the previous … Read More

Brighton main line reopens after nine-day closure

Network Rail completed what it calls the biggest upgrade of the railway between Brighton and Three Bridges in over 30 years during … Read More

Late 2019 opening for Worcestershire Parkway

The new station at Worcestershire Parkway is expected to open during the final quarter of this year, Worcestershire County Council … Read More

Hull Trains introduces HST

Hull Trains introduced an HST released by Great Western Railway on 15 February to cover for reliability problems with its fleet of … Read More

CBT calls for reopening programme

The Campaign for Better Transport has called on the Government to invest in a programme of rail reopening schemes. The £4.8 billion … Read More

Fares reform plans set out

The Ticketing and Settlement Agreement (TSA) could be replaced and fares moved to a basis of single-leg pricing, if proposals from … Read More

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