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Proposal for new trams to help boost Croydon’s economy

Transport for London (TfL) is planning to run more tram services by leasing up to ten new trams for the London Tramlink network that covers Croydon and Wimbledon. Companies have been invited to submit proposals to supply the new trams...

High Speed 2 discussion at ICE headquarters

While the financial and business benefits of a new high speed railway linking London with the Midlands and North are widely accepted, forces are already being marshalled for a campaign of opposition. Two men who were involved in the...

Study on reopening Amlwch rail line begins

A feasibility study to examine the prospect of restoring passenger services on the disused branch line between Llangefni and Gaerwen has started. Working with the Welsh Assembly Government and the Isle of Anglesey Council, Network Rail will begin the...

£22m investment to modernise Byker to Tynemouth Metro line

Nexus, which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is to spend more than £22m in the comprehensive modernisation of the route between Byker and Tynemouth in spring 2011. This huge programme will mean a Major Line Closure of...

Invensys Rail achieve major project milestone in Norway

Building on the success of earlier infrastructure projects in Norway, Invensys Rail has completed a number of commissionings on the Oslo Metro system. On Monday 6th December, the King of Norway formally opened the remodelled Holmenkollen station, with the company’s...

RFF selects Eiffage for the public-private partnership (PPP) contract for the construction of the Brittany – Loire Valley high speed line

Réseau Ferré de France has selected Eiffage as its "preferred bidder" for the publicprivate partnership contract to design, build, maintain and fund the Brittany – Loire Valley high-speed line. As the extension to the existing high-speed line between Paris and...

Invensys Rail successfully commissioned major main line schemes

Over the recent Christmas and New Year period, project teams from Invensys Rail in the UK  have successfully commissioned a series of major main line schemes. At 04:55 on 30th December 2010, the Reading Enabling Project was ...

Network Rail invite views on plans for Ipwsich rail

Network Rail is once again inviting people to have their say on plans for a £41m investment in Ipswich’s railway that will ultimately take up to 750,000 lorry journeys off the road every year. A first public consultation took place...

Southend Airport Station

By any measure, a new main line railway station is a rare commodity. There has been only a handful over the past 20 years, some linked to regional airports. But the south-east has its own, congestion-easing rail-air interchange at...

Delhi Metro: Sarita Vihar – Badarpur section open to the public

The Sarita Vihar – Badarpur section of the Delhi Metro will be opened for the public from 14th January 2011 after the statutory safety clearance was completed by Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS), Sh. R.K Kardam. The five kilometres...

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Wearing facemasks on trains compulsory in England from 15 June

All passengers must wear face masks on public transport from 15 June. Secretary of State for Transport...

Electric services from London reach Cardiff as Severn tunnel electrification is completed

Passenger trains are finally running from London Paddington to Cardiff using electric traction the whole way, following the electrification of the Severn...

Irish Rail helping Ireland to reduce carbon footprint

Over 50 of the largest companies in Ireland are signatories to Business in the Community Ireland’s Low Carbon Pledge.

Crucial coastal viaduct on Cumbrian Coast line to receive major investment

A multi-million-pound project to improve Eskmeals viaduct, which carries the railway over the River Esk estuary near Ravenglass in Cumbria, will start...

LNER partners with O2 to improve mobile coverage north of Newcastle

To boost mobile phone coverage along a 45-mile stretch of the East Coast route between Newcastle and Edinburgh, London North Eastern Railway...