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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 Grant Shapps announced the new regulations during a television briefing on Coronavirus. He said: “As passenger numbers...

Well-known public figures thank rail workers – and remind us all to ‘be safe, be patient, be kind’

A host of well-known politicians, sports stars and media personalities have said “thank you” to railway staff for keeping freight and critical workers moving during the Covid-19 crisis. The selfie-videos, recorded mostly in their...

South Western Railway installs parcel delivery lockers at stations

As more and more people turn to online shopping while stores are closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, parcel locker provider InPost has announced a partnership with South Western Railway (SWR), Europe’s largest rail commuter network, to...

Cambridge North station celebrates third birthday

Cambridge North station, which was built to improve rail links for people in the north east of the city as well as to improve access to the business park,  the Science Park and St John’s Innovation Centre,...

Station staff keep passengers moving

As the lockdown slowly eases, and more people start to travel by train, social distancing will become more of a challenge, bot for passengers and for the station staff who have to guide them.

HS2’s Old Oak Common station receives planning approval

HS2 has received planning approval for Old Oak Common station in west London. It will be the largest new railway station ever built in the UK, with 14 platforms (six high-speed and eight conventional platforms) built in...

Swansea station pays homage to NHS

Continuing Network Rail’s recent tradition, Swansea station has been lit up blue in honour and gratitude to all NHS staff and other critical workers who continue to battle the coronavirus crisis. The blue lighting...

Government pledges £1.6 billion to support Transport for London

The government has pledged financial support to Transport for London (TfL) to help its finances during the coronavirus crisis. A total of £1.6 billion of financial aid will help the tube and the buses keep running as...

Southern ticket office worker dies after man coughed over her

While many people have died in the current coronavirus outbreak, transport workers amongst them, one recently revealed case is particularly shocking. Belly Mujinga, a ticket office worker with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) Southern at...

TfL sets out plans for safe travel in London

When the Prime Minister stated that those people who can’t successfully work from home – workers in the construction and manufacturing industries for example – should, return to work but avoid public transport so as to maintain...

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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...