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CHANNEL Tunnel operator Eurotunnel says it had a record year in 2012 with a 14% increase in turnover to €993.1m. Passenger traffic breached the 300 million mark in October 2012…
CITY of Edinburgh Council has selected Parkeon Transit to supply the complete fare collection system for the city's light rail line, the final major contract to be awarded for the…
BRITAIN's Rail Freight Group (RFG) has expressed "disappointment" at changes announced on January 11 by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) to track access charges for freight, which will be…
CONFIDENCE in the British railway franchising process has been damaged by the Inter City West Coast fiasco but the system is not broken, according to Eurostar Chairman Mr Richard Brown,…
The minutes immediately after a train failure are a crucial period for both the driver and controller as they seek to move the train and its passengers to safety while…
JANUARY 9 is the 150th anniversary of the world's first underground urban railway, which officially opened in the British capital between Paddington and Farringdon on January 9 1863. The former…
SERCO is to continue operating London's Docklands Light Railway (DLR) until September 2014 after being granted an 18-month contract extension by Transport for London (TfL).
TRAIN services are to be stepped up on two corridors in Northern Ireland with the introduction of a new timetable on January 6. This follows the entry into service of…
BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) has approved the acquisition by train operating company Southern of 116 emu cars with an option for another 140 vehicles. Southern will now invite bids…
TRANSPORT Scotland is to hold briefing sessions in Glasgow and London next month for companies interested in bidding for the new ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper franchises, which are due to…
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