Passengers on the Boston to Skegness line are to benefit from the second phase of track improvement works along the route – as well as improvements at Skegness station. Work begins this weekend on the next phase...
Statement by CEO Roelof van Ark: On behalf of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, I commend Robert "Bob" Doty for his service to the development of a statewide high-speed train system linking San Francisco to Los Angeles. As the Director of...
The annual Channel Tunnel bi-national safety exercise will take place during the night of Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 January 2011 and will involve emergency services from both the UK and France. This is the only initiative on this...
Tube Union RMT have demanded an immediate halt to the London Underground cuts programme as new documents released the union show that 30.5% of stations have been scheduled to be unstaffed during operational hours – a direct contradiction of...

Cornish link severed

The bad weather that hit Cornwall in November could close the branch between Par and Newquay until the middle of this month. There were three separate landslips in the Pontsmill area - one deposited several thousand tonnes of spoil...
The terminating platforms at Birmingham Moor Street, which date from 1909, will reopen on 11th December, with the first passenger train being a steam-hauled charter to London Paddington. Of the three platforms, only two will initially be commissioned. However...
Plasser & Theurer’s MFS system of conveyor and hopper units has been put to the test in the Manawatu Gorge on New Zealand’s North Island. Following a landslide, 60 metres of tracks were buried under 10,000m3 of material. The...
A new footbridge has been lifted into place at Ipswich Station as part of the £370 million ‘Access for All’ scheme, providing a step-free route between the concourse and all four platforms. Two new lifts fitted with CCTV and...
BT Signaling B.V. has signed an agreement to purchase a stake in the signalling equipment manufacturer United Electrical Engineering Plants, known as Elteza. Elteza is a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD). Initially, BT...
First Capital Connect has donated train season tickets to five young football scholars starting their careers at the Stevenage Football Academy. The Stevenage FC scholarship is a two-year course for 16 year olds wishing to aspire to become professional footballers....