Elizabeth Line: autumn target for Bond Street and through running

Bond Street station expected to open simultaneously at start of through running

EXPO: Crossrail's transformative innovations

Our Modern Railways EXPO 2022 blog examines some of the innovations of Crossrail - and its potential legacy.

EXCLUSIVE: Shapps - Crossrail proves UK can deliver

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps speaks exclusively on the record to Modern Railways

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Edward Earl of Wessex at the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at Paddington to mark the completion of the Elizabeth line. COURTESY TfL News Premium

The Queen marks Elizabeth line completion

The Queen made an unexpected visit to Paddington Elizabeth Line station to mark the route's completion ahead of its imminent opening.

Elizabeth line to open on 24 May

Services on the central section of the Elizabeth line are due to start on 24 May.

First refurbished ‘390’ enters traffic

The first refurbished Class 390 is now in passenger traffic.

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Alstom builds for the future


Alstom’s UK and Ireland Managing Director NICK CROSSFIELD talks to PHILIP SHERRATT about developments since the company’s acquisition of Bombardier

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Alstom signs 19-train DART deal

Alstom is to supply 19 new trains for the Dublin Area Rapid Transit system.

Alstom-Hitachi to build £2bn HS2 train fleet

Alstom and Hitachi have won the contract to build 54 trains for High Speed 2.

Alstom and Eversholt sign UK hydrogen fleet deal

Alstom and Eversholt have signed a memorandum of understanding to supply the UK's first fleet of new-build hydrogen trains.