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West Midlands Railway celebrates successful Commonwealth Games for passengers and volunteers

West Midlands Railway (WMR) has thanked passengers after confirming record-breaking travel numbers during the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, which finish today (Monday). In total, the operator estimates approximately two million journeys were made on rail in the West Midlands during the Games, with records broken at a number of individual stations...

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St Michael and All Angels Church will be retro-fitted with electric vehicle charging points, LED lighting and electric water heaters.

St Michael and All Angels Community Church, located in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, has received a £56,100 grant from HS2’s Community...

Birmingham New Street closed this Saturday during train drivers’ strike

Passengers are being warned that no trains will be running to or from Birmingham New Street station this Saturday...

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FirstClass Team continues to Expand with two new members

UK based Rail Depot Safety specialist, FirstClass Safety & Control, has added two new members to their team as...

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HS2 reveals successful results of hydrogen generator trial

An HS2 construction site in London has held successful trials for two zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell-based electricity generators – cutting carbon and improving air...

XEIAD joins the British Engineering Services Group

XEIAD has now joined the British Engineering Services Group having been approached by the leading...

August Bank Holiday work to introduce digital signalling on East Coast Main Line

Passengers intending to travel between London Kings Cross and Stevenage and on Great Northern routes...

HS2 infrastructure manager can levy Investment Recovery Charge, says ORR

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) will allow the infrastructure manager of Phase One...

St Michael and All Angels Church will be retro-fitted with electric vehicle charging points, LED lighting and electric water heaters.

St Michael and All Angels Community Church, located in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, has received a £56,100...

Birmingham New Street closed this Saturday during train drivers’ strike

Passengers are being warned that no trains will be running to or from Birmingham New...

Train drivers’ strike to close London Euston station this Saturday

Passengers are being warned that no trains will be running to or from London Euston...

Chiltern Railways urge customers to only travel if absolutely essential

Train operator Chiltern Railways has urged customers to only travel if absolutely essential on Saturday...

Partnership helps refugees find out how to travel around Essex

The Essex & South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership is working with Refugee, Asylum seeker &...

South Western Railway upgrades wayfinding signage at Wimbledon, Richmond and Woking stations

South Western Railway (SWR) has upgraded three of its flagship stations through the installation...

Commonwealth Games staff and volunteers are encouraged to explore a new career on HS2

HS2 is encouraging the volunteers and temporary workers who played their part in the...

Turn back Tyne: Multi-million-pound scheme to protect railway in North East from river erosion gets underway

A major investment to protect the railway from erosion by the River Tyne and...

Network Rail signs solar power agreement with EDF Renewables UK in milestone step towards a cleaner and greener railway

In another stride towards a greener, more sustainable railway for Britain, Network Rail has...

Wabtec Opens First European Transit Performance Optimization Center in Derby, UK

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) celebrated the grand opening of its first Transit Performance Optimization Center (TPOC)...

SWR announces August strike service levels

South Western Railway (SWR) is urging customers only to travel by rail if absolutely...

New homes for newts: Industry leading licence protects species from vital rail upgrades

In an industry first, Network Rail’s Eastern region has been granted a special licence...

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