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Ceremony marks the start of Hawaii rail project

A groundbreaking ceremony took place last week that marked the start of work to build a $5.5billion commuter rail line between Honolulu and the West Oahu region of Hawaii. The Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project has been the subject of...

Southeastern announce extra trains for Virgin London Marathon

Southeastern today announced that it will be providing an extra 60 trains to help get runners of the Virgin London Marathon to the start line. The trains will operate on the morning of Sunday 17 April. With 36,000 runners expected...

Rail Business Awards 2010

National Rail Enquiries was named the Interfleet Technology Business of the Year at the 2010 Rail Business Awards. It was a good night for National Rail Enquiries which, apart from winning the top prize, also went home with the Supplier...

Transport links to Stratford International Station key for Olympics 2012

The announcement that London had been awarded the 2012 Olympics saw the start of a huge redevelopment programme in many parts of the capital, with the central focus at Stratford covering an area of over 500 acres - about...

Harrogate station exhibition raises hundreds for Cancer Research

Northern employees at Harrogate station were delighted to donate £320 to Cancer Research. The funds were raised through the sale of prints of photographs of Harrogate station and its surrounding area, dating back to 1882. The exhibition, entitled ‘Step Back...

East Coast reveals ticket sales surge for Royal Wedding day

East Coast is reporting a surge in ticket sales for day trips to London for the wedding of the year – the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Sales of East Coast’s bargain advance tickets for travel on the...

Re-enactment of last passenger train journey on the Kent & East Sussex Railway

The Kent & East Sussex Railway want to know if you, or someone you know of was on the last passenger train which travelled between Robertsbridge and Tenterden on 11 June 1961. Passengers from this historic day have been invited to contact the Kent...

Siemens to present mass transit systems at the UITP World Congress and Exhibition 2011 in Dubai

Siemens have announced they are to present their plans for mass transit systems at the UITP World Congress and Exhibition 2011 in Dubai. Sustainable, optimally integrated mobility is one of the key issues of the 21st Century and Siemens have released...

Southeastern announce extra train services for Hastings half marathon

Due to the Hastings half marathon, Southeastern has confirmed that it will be putting on additional trains and lengthening existing services to help get competitors to the start line at West St Leonards for 10:30 on Sunday 20 March. The...

MTR Stockholm wins ‘Communications and Mobility’ European IT Excellence Award 2011

IT Europa, the leading European IT publisher and market intelligence organisation, recently announced the winners of the European IT Excellence Awards 2011. Amidst fierce competition from 31 countries, the mobile workforce project implemented by MTR Stockholm won the 'Communications and...

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Bombardier to restart train production and heavy maintenance in UK

Bombardier Transportation UK ‘paused’ rolling stock production at its Derby site, heavy maintenance at Ilford and component...

Network Rail opens Birmingham New Street as NHS clinic

Network Rail is providing a former retail space at Birmingham New Street station for the NHS to use as an outpatient clinic...

Contractors launch PPE appeal to aid NHS

At a time when the NHS is struggling to cope with the Coronavirus (CORVID-19) pandemic, two firms in the construction industry have got together...

Rail workers uncover shrine in ancient cave

Rail workers repairing a landslip repair near Guildford have uncovered a small cave believed to be from the 14th century.

Former trainee is new director at Nexus

Stuart Clarke has secured the role of Metro Infrastructure Director at Nexus - a role which will see him head up all...