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ORR calls for all train companies to implement automatic passenger information notifications

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today called for all train companies to implement a system that automatically notifies passengers who have booked tickets online if their trains are cancelled or changed before travel. Passengers want to be able to plan their journeys in advance and when they...

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Major improvements to Surrey Quays station move a step closer

Plans to transform Surrey Quays station to make it more accessible and help improve journeys for customers moved a...

TV documentary to find more Secrets of the London Underground in the new third series

UKTV has commissioned a third series of Secrets of the London Underground (10x60’) for its leading factual channel, Yesterday. Produced by Brown...

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HIMA Group acquires Sella Controls

Expansion of product and service portfolio for railway and process industries / Synergies for international growth / Continuity in...

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Scottish railway suppliers welcome the publication of rail funding for CP7 (April 2024 to March 2029)

RIA Scotland has today welcomed the publication of the High-Level Output Specification (HLOS) and Statement of Funds Available (SoFA) for Scotland's Railway infrastructure for...

A step closer to more sustainable travel in South East Wales

Travelling by public transport, walking and cycling is becoming easier in South East Wales with...

GTR has announced a variety of internal promotions and appointments across the company

Kicking off 2023, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – the operator for Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express...

Huge programme of signalling work continues between Feltham and Wokingham this February half term

During February half term, a dual railway closure will see lines closed for nine days...

Let it shine: Bristol Temple Meads will illuminate the sky for Bristol Light Festival

Network Rail is supporting this year’s edition of the Bristol Light Festival, held from Friday...

First new TfW train named ‘Happy Valley’

The first brand new train unveiled by Transport for Wales has been named ‘Happy Valley’...

The Queensland Rail Revolution

Australia’s sunshine state is seeking rail professionals to be part of Queensland’s rail revolution. Queensland...

HIMA Group acquires Sella Controls

Expansion of product and service portfolio for railway and process industries / Synergies for international...

New research hub to help tackle decarbonisation and improve transport resilience

Government pledges £10 million to support innovation in transport decarbonisation. A new research hub is being...

HS2 welcomes planning approval for Washwood Heath Depot near Birmingham

Today , Birmingham City Council granted Schedule 17 approval under the HS2 Phase One...

Network Rail brings new life to land in Lowestoft

A team from Network Rail has cleared an area of disused railway land in...

Three years after COVID lockdowns, the rail industry remembers

On 23 March, three years after the first lockdown, the rail industry is coming...

Major improvements to Surrey Quays station move a step closer

Plans to transform Surrey Quays station to make it more accessible and help improve...

A Castle of Steam comes to the Cotswolds on the GWSR

An ‘A-list’ steam locomotive is to take top billing at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam...

TV documentary to find more Secrets of the London Underground in the new third series

UKTV has commissioned a third series of Secrets of the London Underground (10x60’) for its leading...

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