Stagecoach has announced that Alstom is to become part of its bid for the new Southeastern franchise.
The situation on the UK's East Coast franchise has become "much more urgent" as Virgin Trains East Coast is set to run out of money and will only continue for a matter of "a very small number of months".
Greater Anglia has released the first pictures of its new Stadler carriages. The trains are the first off the production line and have been transported from Stadler's factory in Hungary to Bussnang, Switzerland. They will now be fitted with seats, lighting and...
Qbuzz, a subsidiary of Italian state-owned rail operator Trenitalia, is to operate the regional railway line between Geldermalsen and Dordrecht in South Holland.
Hitachi has announced that work has begun on TransPennine Express' new fleet of intercity trains.
Mitsui and the East Japan Railway Company arrive on the UK franchise scene with different backgrounds but both hope to carve out a reputation on one of the world's busiest railways.
Incumbent rail operator Arriva Trains Wales has informed Transport for Wales that it intends to withdraw from the bidding process for the next Wales and Borders rail franchise.
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Abellio, East Japan Railway and Mitsui have announced that the London Northwestern brand is to replace London Midland's West Coast services - a nod to the London and Northwestern Railway.
Public transport operator Keolis Group has been awarded two new contracts totalling €1.2 billion in France.