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VIDEO: Flooded station turned into a swimming pool in Sweden

Members of the public made the most of a bad situation in the city of Uppsala when heavy rain flooded parts of the central railway station and turned it into a makeshift swimming pool.

Paris stations renamed in honour of French World Cup stars

Operator RATP Group has renamed six Paris Metro stations in honour of the French football team after winning the 2018 World Cup at the weekend.

Paris Gare du Nord station to triple in size by 2024

The ambitious project is planned ahead of Paris hosting the Summer Olympics, when the station will be able to accommodate an extra 100,000 passengers per day.

What Glasgow Queen Street station could look like after £120m redevelopment

Computer generated images have been released revealing what Glasgow Queen Street station could look like following its redevelopment.

Moscow’s majestic metro stations

In six of the Russian cities hosting the 2018 World Cup, underground metros will transport football fans to and from games but there's one in particular that's been leaving tourists in awe: the Moscow Metro.

Details of £5bn transformation of Welsh rail services revealed

The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has hailed a "landmark moment" in the future development of his country as plans of how £5 billion will be spent to transform its railways have been revealed.

Designs released for Melbourne Metro Tunnel stations

The stations are being built as part of the 9km twin-bore Melbourne Metro Tunnel, a major enhancement that promises to free up capacity on the capital's rail network.

Brightline prepares for imminent launch of Miami service

At 07:00 on Saturday May 19, the first Brightline train service will depart West Palm Beach for Miami Central station.

Plans for $400m platform reconstruction project in Washington

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - better known as Metro - has revealed major plans to address structural deficiencies on 20 of its Metrorail station platforms. Decades of exposure to the elements has forced engineers to install temporary measures...

Amtrak seeks master developer for Philadelphia 30th Street station

Amtrak has released a request for qualification as it seeks a partner to refurbish its third busiest station. 

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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...