Latest news from the railway industry

Pay as You Go for South Wales

Scheme to be rolled out to 95 stations.

Wires to Temple Meads? GWR No 158760 awaits departure with a Portsmouth Harbour train on 30 July 2023. Phliip Sherratt News Premium

Temple Meads wiring study funded

WECA seeks Filton Bank electrification

An Edinburgh tram at the recently opened extension to Newhaven. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Edinburgh consults on tram expansion

Nwe north-south tram route proposed for consultation

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street is working with Manchester counterpart Andy Burnham on alternatives to HS2 Phase 2a. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Mayors assessing HS2 replacement options

Street and Burnham evaluate options for HS2 Phase 2a

‘730s’ make West Midlands debut

First trains due in revenue service on 12 February

HS2's Thames Valley viaduct under construction on Phase 1. Phillip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 ‘poor value for money’ after cuts

Public Accounts Committee highlights lack of knowledge of revised benefits

GWR Hitachi staff agree deal – but LNER workers strike

Hitachi maintainers of LNER IETs strike in pay dispute

Ebbw Vale – Newport services resume after £70m investment

Services resume for first time in 60 years

Contactless trial for Midlands and Manchester

Swift smartcard for West Midlands and contactless for Manchester planned