Britain

GERMAN Rail (DB) has reportedly shelved its planned high-speed service between London, Cologne and Frankfurt, citing changes in the economic environment for its cancellation of the proposed service.
BRITAIN’S Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has called for infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to spend more on reliability and safety over the next five years, including an extra…
PORTERBROOK Leasing Company has awarded Siemens a First-in-Class (FiC) design and fitment contract to install ETCS Level 2, Baseline 3 on-board equipment on a Great Western Railways class 387 Bombardier…
NEXUS, which owns and operates the 78km Tyne & Wear light metro centred on Newcastle-upon-Tyne, invites expressions of interest by July 9 for a British-government-funded project to replace its entire…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a tender for the East Midlands franchise, which will run from August 2019 until August 2027, and started consultation for the new Cross-Country…
BRITISH train operator Northern has been forced to cut the number of trains it operates per day by 6% in an attempt to improve the reliability of its services. This…
FOLLOWING a 10-day standstill period, the Welsh government appointed KeolisAmey as operator and development partner for the Wales & Borders franchise and South Wales Metro on June 4, confirming an…
THE Welsh government announced on May 23 that it intends to appoint KeolisAmey as Operator and Development Partner (ODP) for the Wales & Borders franchise and the South Wales Metro…
MR Andrew Haines has been named as the new CEO of Britain’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to succeed Mr Mark Carne. Haines will take up his new appointment in…
THE introduction of a greatly-expanded timetable on the cross-London Thameslink on May 20, which has seen a 13% increase in the number of trains operated each day, and the retiming…
Start
Prev
1
Page 1 of 75

Get the latest rail news

IRJ Rail Brief newsletter covers global railway news