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Brand new battery technology to be trialled on TransPennine train

Testing of the UK’s first intercity battery train commenced earlier today. The battery, which generates a peak power of more than 700kw, has now been successfully retrofitted onto a TransPennine Express ‘Nova 1’ train (five-carriage intercity Class 802), ahead of the trial on Transpennine routes this summer. This is the...

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First Minister to lead Levenmouth opening

The return of rail services to Levenmouth for the first time in more than five decades will be celebrated...

Key milestone for HS2 as half of tunnels completed

Construction of the giant network of tunnels for HS2 has now passed the halfway point, marking a significant milestone...

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RAIB publishes Annual Report for 2023

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published its annual report covering the period 1 January to 31 December...

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New Rail training facility supports future talent

Telent’s Rail Engineering team are thrilled to announce the opening of a new Rail FTNx Reference Model at its training facility in Chorley. The new...

Londoners reminded to make the most of discounts as Friday off-peak fares trial ends this week

Transport for London (TfL) is reminding people that an innovative three-month trial of off-peak fares...

New Greater Anglia timetable starts on Sunday 2 June

Improvements include more services and Norwich to London services now on average 6 minutes faster...

SilverRail integrates with Google for rail search

SilverRail, the B2B rail technology company that makes it easy for any retailer to sell...

Plaque unveiled at Highams Park station to mark station’s rich history

A commemorative plaque has been unveiled at Highams Park station to mark the 150th anniversary...

Behind the scenes of TPE’s new timetable

TransPennine Express (TPE) is showing how its timetable is created ahead of changes to some...

QTS Group empowers Future Rail experts at industry event

National rail contractor, QTS Group, hosted its ‘The Future of Rail’ event at its headquarters...

Northern using artificial intelligence to count the number of passengers on region’s trains

The train operator has deployed an Automatic Passenger Counting (APC) algorithm – which tests show...

HS2: Mark Wild named new CEO of Britain’s high-speed rail project

Mark Wild OBE has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd to...

Stadler has built half of the new Tyne and Wear Metro fleet

The project to manufacture and supply new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro...

£20 million rail bridge rebuild will see M62 closures

Network Rail is investing more than £20 million in rebuilding a major railway bridge...

Grade II listed Wigan bridge to be raised for railway electrification

Network Rail is raising the height of a Grade II listed bridge to allow...

The Elizabeth line continues to transform travel in London on its two-year anniversary

Two years on from the official opening of the transformational Elizabeth line, Transport for...

Brand new battery technology to be trialled on TransPennine train

Testing of the UK’s first intercity battery train commenced earlier today. The battery, which...

Midland Main Line prepares to turn power on to new electric wires

A milestone has been reached for the electrification of the Midland Main Line after...

Great Western Railway partners with Royal National Lifeboat Institution to celebrate the charity’s 200th anniversary

Great Western Railway will play safety messages at its stations near popular holiday destinations...

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CrossCountry takes pride in supporting LGBT+ communities

CrossCountry has unveiled two specially-liveried trains which will operate across the country this Pride season, spreading the love through Birmingham and beyond. For the first time ever, CrossCountry colleagues will be taking part in Birmingham’s Pride Parade this Saturday (26 May). Together with colleagues from Chiltern Railways and Grand Central, colleagues will walk with a specially-decorated bus to mingle with the crowds and give out free goodies. CrossCountry’s Diversity & Inclusion...