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New trains enter service on Birmingham’s Cross City Line

Passengers on Birmingham’s iconic Cross City Line have been travelling on a brand new train fleet for the first time today (Monday 15 April). Train operator West Midlands Railway (WMR) said the introduction of the Class 730 fleet represents the start of a new era for rail travel on the...

Rail Project News

Network Rail targets end of June for line reopening as repairs resume on Baildon landslip site

Network Rail engineers have restarted work at the site of a landslip in Baildon. Services through the town have been...

The Northolt Four! New tunnelling machine joins three others digging high-speed line under London

Construction of the new HS2 line has hit another major milestone with the launch of the fourth – and...

Rail Safety News

Calling all schools: Join EMR’s Rail Safety Pathways Program today!

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has launched a new program designed to promote rail safety education among primary and secondary...

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Petards Rail boosts team with new appointment

Intelligent train technology provider Petards Rail has appointed Calvin Fahey to the role of procurement manager. Calvin is Level 3 Chartered Institute of Procurement and...

Progress made in recovery after Grange-over-Sands derailment.

Network Rail engineers have successfully repaired the embankment as part of a complex operation to...

New findings show that trains are up to 80% cheaper than planes for domestic travel

Travelling by rail can be up to 80% cheaper on similar routes than flying, eliminating...

GB Railfreight extends haulage contract with Network Rail

GB Railfreight (GBRf) one of the country’s largest rail freight operators has extended its haulage...

HS2 begins foundation works for key A43 bridge

HS2 has begun foundation works for a key bridge that will take a major A...

ORR calls on rail operators to improve complaints processes and accessibility

A report published today (18 April) by the Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) has...

Leeds City station gives local musicians new platform to showcase talents

Musicians in Leeds now have a new opportunity to showcase their talents to fresh audiences...

New exhibition shows decades-long road to the birth of the Channel Tunnel

Members of the Channel Tunnel Study Group carried out detailed geological and economic studies into...

Elizabeth Line train order could save Alstom jobs

It is believed that a deal between the UK government and Alstom, over an order...

Cullercoats Metro station footbridge re-opens following major restoration work

A major project to refurbish the historic footbridge at Cullercoats Metro station in North...

‘Bug hotels’ coming to Bentham Line stations to support biodiversity

Northern is set to open ‘bug hotels’ at three stations on the Bentham Line...

LNER launches new digital information platform

LNER customers will be able to find the latest journey updates, destination inspiration and...

The Rail Academy becomes ORR-registered

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has confirmed that The Rail Academy has...

Engineering works to affect trains in the Worcester area next week

Great Western Railway (GWR) services in Hereford and Worcester will be affected by essential...

Changes to train services as major upgrades continue on Midland Main Line

Network Rail, East Midlands Railway (EMR), and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) are encouraging passengers...

South Western Railway Supports Samaritans as employees gear up to run the 2024 TCS London Marathon

Railway workers across are set to raise thousands of pounds for Samaritans this April...

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Progress made in recovery after Grange-over-Sands derailment.

Network Rail engineers have successfully repaired the embankment as part of a complex operation to recover the railway after a train derailed in Grange-over-Sands on Friday 22 March. The next step is to relay the ballast (railway stones) and track before services can run again. Engineers confirm the work is on track to be completed next week. The derailment involved a Northern train coming off the tracks. A void in the...