ICE 4 receives ETCS approval in Germany

Germany's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) has approved the ICE 4 for operation with the European Train Control System (ETCS) in Germany. With this approval,...

Southern announces capital funding preferred supplier

Southern has today, 29 September 2014, announced Porterbrook Leasing as its preferred supplier to provide capital funding for the new Class 387/1 vehicles as provided under the contract...

Travelcards now available on the key

In another industry first, Southern’s passengers from outside London now have the key to the capital with the arrival of Travelcards on its smartcard,...

Further Award Success For East Midlands Trains

East Midlands Trains scoops Customer Service Award at Nottinghamshire Chamber Business Awards -Train operator recognised for range of efforts to improve experience for all customers. -Award recognised...

East Midlands Trains Named As Passenger Operator Of The Year At...

·       Prestigious award given for the transformation made over the last year ·       Managing Director pays tribute to hard work of...

Siemens to modernize metro line in Peru

Siemens to modernize metro line in Peru - Line 1 in the capital city of Lima - New traction power supply for first line section Siemens is...

Bombardier to Supply 42 Regio 2N Double-Deck Trains to STIF and...

With a capacity of 1,000 passengers, the suburban version of the Regio 2N train is perfectly adapted for commuter transportation. An extra-wide articulated suburban train...

Sand and Deliver: Mechan Installs First Mobile Carts

Sheffield rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, has completed its first order for a mobile sand filling system. The firm has supplied two sand carts to Midland...

Virgin Trains celebrated for reliability as punctuality reaches highest ever level...

Virgin Trains is celebrating a five star rating for reliability in the latest Annual Passenger Survey from Which? today. Customers of Virgin Trains on...

Crossrail Board appointments

Crossrail Limited today provided an update on appointments to the Crossrail Board. Jayne McGivern has been appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director for...

Bedlam dig begins at Liverpool Street

Bedlam burial ground may prove London's most informative 17th century cemetery excavation. Remnants of Roman Londinium also among the expected finds. Archaeologists have started excavating around...

NO SLEEP ‘TIL EPSOM! PETER’S ENDURANCE CHALLENGE RAISES CASH FOR EAST...

It was already a tough mission for night owl and transport fan Peter Mugridge – a charity train trek by train to all six...

Hitachi Rail Italy wins a new contract from Trenitalia worth 190...

Naples/Tokyo, 9 November, 2015 - Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A.(HRI) today announced that it had won an order worth 190 million euro from Trenitalia to...

2015 EUROSTAR ASHDEN AWARDS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL ARE OPEN

The 2015 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel are now open for entries, calling on innovative travel schemes across the UK, France and Belgium...

New Hitachi trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route a step...

Passengers travelling towards Devon and Cornwall are one step closer to experiencing new trains as Hitachi Rail’s Italian factory receives bodyshells to start work. Hitachi’s...

Autumn leaf fall timetable on Cross City line from October

London Midland is introducing a temporary leaf fall timetable on its Cross City line again this year. The autumn timetable, which affects Monday –...

PASSENGERS TO BENEFIT FROM £210M TRAIN ORDER FOR UK’S BUSIEST COMMUTER...

PASSENGERS TO BENEFIT FROM £210M TRAIN ORDER FOR UK’S BUSIEST COMMUTER NETWORK ·150 new train carriages will deliver major boost in capacity at South West Trains ·Investment will...

Theresa May welcomes improved station access at Twyford

Twyford Station lifts will now be open 24 hours a day to improve accessibility at the station after the successful trial of a remote...

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