The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has confirmed the proposed routing for Crossrail 2, a new route linking south west and north east London based on the safeguarded Chelsea – Hackney alignment, following a consultation period...
Network Rail and the Train Operating Companies serving London Bridge station have released advice to passengers in preparation for major alterations to services in January (p56, November) which includes details of ticket acceptance on London Underground (LU), Bus and Docklands Light Railway services...
Network Rail has announced its preferred solution for tackling the problem of continual flooding at Cowley and Stafford bridges in Exeter. This will involve the removal of three weirs close to the bridges to lower the water level in this part of the River Exe...
Eurostar has reported continuing year-on-year growth in the period to 30 September 2014 (Quarter Three). Compared to the same period in 2013, the company says that passenger numbers grew by 3% to 2.8 million while sales revenues rose by 2% to £211 million, and that these figures mark ten consecutive years of growth. The company has also reported that the number of passengers choosing to travel in its Business Premier Class saw an uplift of 6% compared with the third quarter of last year...
Network Rail is working with industry partners to help reduce Birmingham New Street station’s carbon footprint. A combined heat and power (CHP) plant has been developed which will provide the energy required for the refurbished station, and excess heat produced by the plant will be pumped to offices and buildings in the surrounding area as part of the Birmingham District Energy Scheme...
Plans for a new Worcestershire Parkway station have moved forwards following confirmation from Worcestershire County Council that its Cabinet is to support the plans for a station to be built on a triangle of land in Norton between the Cotswolds and Birmingham to Bristol lines and the B4084 near to Junction 7 of the M5...
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