Prime Minister unveils GWR Intercity Express Train carrying special ‘We Mean Green’ livery

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined GWR Managing Director Mark Hopwood at Paddington Station this morning to unveil a special train livery outlining the environmental benefits of travelling by train. The livery is part of the rail industry’s ‘We Mean Green’...

Construction ramps up at £260 million Mossend International Railfreight Park in Scotland

The development of a major new low carbon, multi-modal rail freight facility located in the heart of Scotland has taken a significant step forward with the laying of a private rail track to facilitate construction. Once complete, Mossend International Railfreight Park...

Signals away – service changes this weekend as major project continues to digitalise London’s Northern City Line

Network Rail and Great Northern are reminding passengers planning to travel this weekend to check their journey, as trains between Finsbury Park and Moorgate will be diverted into London King’s Cross. On Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October, engineers will...

Behind the scenes images of the UK’s biggest ever train fleet upgrade revealed

Avanti West Coast's Pendolino stripped bare as work on the £117m project to transform the fleet gathers pace.  The first of Avanti West Coast’s iconic Pendolino trains has been fully stripped back as part of the UK’s biggest every train...

DB ESG wins project with Transport for Wales

DB ESG is pleased to be able to announce a new contract for the design, approvals, supply, installation and testing of the required rolling stock modifications, together with all necessary vehicle transportation, to allow Mark 4 (MK 4) coaching...

Angel Trains Partners with Arcola Energy on Scottish Hydrogen Train Project

Leading rolling stock asset manager to provide rolling stock expertise and investment in green hydrogen refuelling infrastructure. Angel Trains, one of Britain’s leading rolling stock asset managers, today announced it will partner with Arcola Energy and its industry consortium partners...

Porterbrook awards Alstom £25m fleet upgrade contract

Porterbrook, the rolling stock owner and asset manager, today announced that it had signed a £25m contract with Alstom to upgrade one of its most versatile electric train fleets. The announcement follows the decision by South Western Railway (SWR) to...

GBRf partners with Porterbrook to build 100 new wagons

Following an extended commercial exercise, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has chosen to partner with British rolling stock company, Porterbrook, for the build of 100 Greenbrier 60’ intermodal twins. This partnership will manage the production of wagons by Greenbrier, a renowned railcar...

Porterbrook wins Gold from Investors in People Gold

Rolling stock asset management company Porterbrook has been awarded Gold Accreditation by Investors in People. For nearly 30 years, Investors in People (IiP) has been recognised as the international standard for employee engagement. With just 17% of all UK companies...

First ‘new’ train for East Midlands Railway

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has introduced the first train of its new Class 170 ‘Tubostar’ regional fleet.  The new trains will initially run on the Robin Hood Line between Nottingham and Worksop, offering EMR Regional customers a more modern and...

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Prime Minister unveils GWR Intercity Express Train carrying special ‘We Mean Green’ livery

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined GWR Managing Director Mark Hopwood at Paddington Station this morning to unveil a special...