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Helsinki metro opens western extension

Helsinki City Transport has opened the capital's city's western metro extension to the neighbouring city of Espoo.

US sets out $153bn Northeast Corridor rail upgrade plan

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration has released a plan to improve the capacity, reliability, connectivity and performance of passenger services on the Northeast Corridor. The 457-mile-long railway line is one of the country's busiest and passes through...

Eurostar sale did represent value for money, says NAO report

The National Audit Office (NAO) has said the sale of the government's 40 per cent stake in Eurostar did represent value for money for the UK taxpayer. The sale, which raised £757 million, was "run effectively" and generated proceeds well...

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Hatfield remembered, twenty years on

Twenty years ago, on 17 October 2000, a train derailed just south of Hatfield station while...

Two new Black Country railway stations receive planning approval

Planning permission has been granted for two new railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line, marking a major milestone in...

Lubricants firm supports world’s first preserved railway

The world’s first preserved railway is one of 50 heritage and steam railways across the UK that is receiving support from a...

Car crashes onto tracks at Stirling station

In a bizarre incident, a car crashed through a fence at Stirling station on Wednesday 14 October 2020 and ended up on...

Porterbrook wins with HydroFLEX

BusinessGreen’s Transport Project of the Year award has gone to Porterbrook for the UK’s first hydrogen train, HydroFLEX.