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Kenilworth work to begin

New station set to open in December 2016 Work is about to begin at the site of the new station at Kenilworth, on the route between … Read More

New Stansted link advocated

Journey times to the airport could fall to 26 minutes A new rail link to Stansted Airport has been proposed, which could see journey … Read More

Stagecoach competition response

Winning bidder responds to concerns about award of new East Coast franchise Stagecoach has responded to the Competition and Markets … Read More

Felixstowe wires study

Investigation of eastern section of East West rail will also be undertaken The Prime Minister has announced the government’s long … Read More

Sleeper loco haulage contract

£100 million, 15-year deal with GB Railfreight Serco has signed a 15-year contract with GB Railfreight for the supply of train drivers … Read More

Victoria Line August blockade

Works at Walthamstow will allow 36 trains per hour service The northern section of the Victoria Line will be closed for three weeks … Read More

Harbury open ‘by Easter’

Over 100,000 tonnes of earth removed so far Network Rail has confirmed that the railway line between Leamington Spa and Banbury will … Read More

Eurostar growth

New ‘e320’ trains to enter service at the end of 2015 Eurostar has reported that the number of passengers using its service grew … Read More

DfT funding for free Wi-Fi

Investment comes from Network Rail penalty The Government is providing £47.8 million of funding to four operators towards the provision … Read More

Sleeper carriage contract signed

75 new coaches to enter service in 2018 Spanish firm CAF has signed a contract with new Caledonian Sleeper operator Serco to confirm … Read More


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