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Government announces £20m fund for new railway stations

Rail Minister Paul Maynard has announced funding for new stations which will deliver better journeys, boost local e...

Network Rail’s materials recovery team saves millions

Collecting used steel rail from railway works has allowed Network Rail to recover and invest millions of pounds on ...

Crossrail awards last major contract

The Crossrail project has awarded the last of its major contracts, signalling the end of one of the UK’s biggest ...

Annual inflation pain for rail travellers

The release today of  July’s RPI figure – 1.9 per cent –  which is used by government to set next January&#...

Abellio wins East Anglia franchise

The government today announced it has awarded the franchise to Abellio East Anglia, who will oversee a £1.4 billio...

Thameslink Programme successfully tests new trains using advanced ‘in-cab’ signalling system

An advanced signalling system that will allow trains to travel every two to three minutes through central London wa...

Great Western Railway increases Hitachi Intercity fleet size

GWR has confirmed it will order an additional seven bi-mode Intercity Express Trains as part of a new multi-million...

First Elizabeth line train takes to the test track

The first of the new state-of-the-art Elizabeth line trains has been unveiled by Transport for London (TfL) today a...

Challenging second quarter 2016 for Eurostar

The high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe has reported a challenging second quarter of 2016, a...

HS2 an expensive vanity project says TaxPayers’ Alliance

A new report from the TaxPayers’ Alliance today calls on the government to scrap the HS2 project. The busines...