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BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling announced on October 12 that the government has allocated infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) a budget of £47.9bn for operation, maintenance…
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling has approved a £60.4m project to construct a second track on part of the congested 19.5km branch linking the Great Eastern…
VIRGIN Trains East Coast has launched a new smartphone app which enables passengers to bid for last-minute upgrades for first-class seats.
BRITISH open-access operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) has published a prior information notice in the Official Journal of the European Union for a contract to supply 10 new mixed-traffic diesel-electric…
LIVERPOOL City Region transport authority Merseytravel has agreed to contribute £765,000 towards the development of plans for a new line to Skelmersdale, the second-largest town in northwest England without a…
TRANSPENNINE Express (TPE) and CAF have released the first image of the new Civity UK EMUs under construction in Spain for the British franchise operator.
TRAIN operating companies, infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR), and representatives from passenger groups and regional economies along Britain’s East Coast Main Line (ECML) have formed a Route Supervisory Group in…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport has pledged £59.8m towards Midland Metro’s 2km Edgbaston extension, completing the £149m in funding required for the project.
THE first sleeping cars being supplied by CAF to Serco Caledonian Sleepers, Britain, under a £150m contract have arrived at the Velim test centre in the Czech Republic in preparation…
LONDON Underground (LU) has awarded a £112.1m contract to Bombardier to refit its fleet of 85 eight-car Central line trains with new ac traction motors and control equipment.
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