Greater Anglia extends excellent performance record

Figures released by Greater Anglia today (21 March) highlight continuing excellent punctuality results being delivered for customers across East Anglia. Performance for the last four-week period (ending 2 March) saw punctuality across the Greater Anglia network averaging 93.9% - using...

FirstGroup applies to run new London to Sheffield rail service

Private sector transport operator FirstGroup plc is today (5 January) submitting the first phase of an application for a new open access rail service between London and Sheffield to the Office of Rail and Road (ORR). FirstGroup plans to expand...

TfGM and GBRTT partner to deliver better-integrated Greater Manchester rail network

Hot on the heels of the launch of Greater Manchester’s Bee Network, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Great British Railways Transition Team (GBRTT) has formally started work to deliver a more locally accountable and integrated rail network in...

Aylesbury railway repairs and HS2 work to bring changes to journeys

Passengers are being reminded of major railway upgrades which will impact journeys between Aylesbury, Princes Risborough, and Amersham from next month. The first stage of work will see Network Rail engineers making permanent repairs to a Victorian drainage culvert which...

ORR calls on Network Rail to work with the industry to improve train performance

The Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) annual assessment of Network Rail shows train performance worsened during 2022-23, with 67.8% of trains arriving on time compared to 73.1% the previous year. Freight performance is now at its lowest level...

Engineering In A New Way – Software And Traditional Consultancy – The Best Of Both Worlds – Railway Career Opportunities

The railway community is preparing to congregate again at #Railtex2023 – the industry’s anticipated event that shapes the future of rail in the UK and beyond. Spanning three busy days at the NEC arena in Birmingham, it’s an event...

Major disruption expected after Hampshire landslip

A large landslip in Hampshire has left one of the tracks of the main line from London to Basingstoke hanging in mid-air, one other track damaged, and huge disruption expected for customers. The slip, on an embankment to the northeast...

West Coast Mainline repair works completed

Emergency engineering works to fix flood-damage to the West Coast Mainline near Carstairs have now been completed. The line will reopen for passenger trains on Friday, January 6, but customers are being urged only to travel if their journey is...

Strike disruption to be compounded by engineering work warns GWR

GWR has reminded customers that major disruption to rail services will continue this weekend as strike action and planned engineering work limits the number of trains able to operate. On Saturday 7 January, industrial action will continue, as well as...

Work continues to improve level-crossing safety in Horsham this August bank holiday weekend

Network Rail engineers have successfully completed upgrades to Littlehaven level crossing and now have the bank holiday weekend to complete final stages of work at Parsonage Road level crossing in Horsham while the railway is less busy. People travelling through...

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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...