Notice to Proceed for HS2

On 15 April the Government gave approval for High Speed 2 Ltd to issue ‘Notice...

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West of England capacity boost in new GWR deal

The new direct award franchise for FirstGroup to continue operating the Great Western Railway franchise...

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Southeastern to take ‘707s’ from SWR

The fleet of 30×5-car Class 707 EMUs is to move from South Western Railway to...

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Guildford upgrade completed

Ten days of major engineering work in the Guildford area concluded as the railway reopened...

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Management contracts for franchises as coronavirus crisis hits

Emergency Measures Agreements are being implemented for rail franchises following a major fall in passenger...

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Coronavirus impact – update, 20 March

In view of the constantly evolving situation with Coronavirus, below is an update on the...

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Government takes over Northern operation

The Government’s Operator of Last Resort function took over the Northern franchise from Arriva on...

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‘710s’ debut on West Anglia

Class 710s have entered passenger service on London Overground’s West Anglia services from Liverpool Street...

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HEx previews ‘387s’

Heathrow Express has released images of the Class 387s which it will introduce this summer...

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East Midlands Gateway opened

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris officially opened the new East Midlands Gateway strategic rail freight interchange...

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