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BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) announced on December 9 that it has selected Arriva as preferred bidder for the Northern franchise, while TransPennine Express will be awarded to First Group.
GLASGOW City Council announced on November 26 that it is looking to develop a tram-train link to connect Glasgow city centre and Paisley with Glasgow Airport, which could be operational…
THE City of Edinburgh Council has today approved in principle a proposal to extend the city's light rail line to Newhaven.
NETWORK Rail has appointed BAM as principal contractor for a £170m project to upgrade Scotland's 174km Aberdeen - Inverness line.
PASSENGER trains started running on the Borders Railway for the first time in 46 years on September 6 following the completion of a £294m project to reopen the 48km line…
SCOTLAND's Borders Railway took another step closer to reopening on June 9, when driver training commenced on the 48km line from Newcraighall south of Edinburgh to Tweedbank.
MOST of Scotland's passenger services are in the hands of new operators with the transfer of the Scotrail franchise from First to Abellio and the launch of the new Caledonian…
ABELLIO, which is due to take over the seven-year ScotRail franchise on April 1, has signed a contract with Hitachi Rail Europe for the supply, and maintenance for 10 years,…
SCOTTISH cabinet secretary for infrastructure Mr Keith Brown joined contractors at Tweedbank station on February 12 to attach the final rail clip on the Borders Railway, marking the completion of…
NETWORK Rail (NR) announced on November 5 that it has signed contracts worth a total of £250m with Costain and Morgan Sindall for electrification and associated works on the Edinburgh…
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