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BRITISH train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) launched its new fleet of Hitachi class 802 bi-mode trains on August 17 with a media run from Penzance to Exeter.
PASSENGER numbers on London’s Night Tube service grew to 8.7 million customers in its second year, up from 7.8 million in 2016-17. A report released by London First and EY…
THE head of Britain’s Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents operators and infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR), has called for major changes to the role of the private sector in…
FOLLOWING the launch of Britain’s first battery-powered trams in the West Midlands in April, Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is tendering for 18 new LRVs, with the option to purchase…
BRITISH passenger operators have agreed to publish more real-time information to enable tech firms to develop better travel apps under new plans announced on August 8 by rail minister, Mr…
THE creation of customs zones at British rail freight terminals could help to mitigate the impact of Brexit on international rail freight operations, according to proposals unveiled by the Rail…
GREAT Western Railway (GWR) operated the first class 800 Intercity Express Trains built by Hitachi Rail Europe between London and Paignton on June 30, the first Intercity Express Train to…
BRITAIN’s Windsor Link Railway (WLR) has formed a consortium to submit a market-led proposal to construct a rail tunnel in Windsor west of London to deliver a through railway connecting…
LONDON-based consultancy Expedition Engineering has released its designs for a €10bn, 140km high-speed line which would connect London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports with the current HS1 line and the future…
UP to three additional trains per hour will stop at Bromsgrove station in Worcestershire, Britain, from July 29 following the completion of electrification work on the line from Birmingham.
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