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HS1 operated well in 2014-14 says ORR

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today published its annual report on High Speed 1 (HS1) Ltd’s performance in 20...

Bernadette Kelly new director general at the DfT

Bernadette Kelly has been appointed as DfT’s new director general for the Rail Executive. Currently director gene...

Government gives First Great Western’s £360 million fleet the green light

First Great Western’s £360 million fleet of long-distance trains have been officially approved, following the go...

Government unveils plans to give Cambridgeshire communities more control

The government is working on plans to give community groups and passengers in north Cambridgeshire more say over ho...

Southeastern to phase in smart cards by 2016

Southeastern will be introducing smart cards across its network following the signing of a £5.5 million ticketing ...

Deal done to improve the frequency and reliability of Thamelink services

Journeys on the Thameslink route through central London will become more reliable and more frequent, thanks to a de...

Southern and Gatwick Express now part of GTR

Southern and Gatwick Express became part of GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway) over the weekend, creating the largest r...

Train driver fined £2,000 for ignoring safety procedures

A train driver has been fined £2,000 for failing to follow safety rules while driving a locomotive on the West Coa...

RSSB safety report shows mixed results

The RSSB’s annual safety report has revealed that despite no passenger or workforce fatalities in train accidents...

‘Crossrail 2 will help realise London’s full economic potential’ – Johnson

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has again called on the government to support his case for a second Crossrail, with...