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Open access boosts First Group

Leisure demand boosts First's rail operatoins

Celebrations for Dartmoor line 2nd anniversary

More than half a million journeys made on reopened line

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Brent Cross West to open on 10 December

New station to unlock wider development

Alstom warns of Derby job losses

Alstom could make 550 staff redundant as orders dry up

Changing times: Class 508 at the buffer stops at Southport on 29 October 2023 during the ‘508 Sunset’ farewell tour organised by the Branch Line Society, which raised £12,000 for local charities. The ‘508s’ will be stood down by the end of the year, with their sister ‘507s’ to follow in 2024, replaced by Stadler Class 777s, for which the platform extension work visible in this shot is taking place. Tony Miles News Premium

Southport platform extensions for ‘777s’

Class 507s retained until work is completed

Passengers board a train at Huddersfield, the start of the next section of the TransPennine Route Upgrade. Tony Miles News Premium

More Trans-Pennine investment signed off

Huddersfield-Dewsbury works to be approved?

ASLEF announces rolling strikes

16 operators affected by rolling strikes in long-running pay dispute

The Thames Valley viaduct under construction in late October. Philip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 phase 1 costs could be £57bn says Merriman

Phase 2a safeguarding could be lifted within weeks

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Sustainable rail blueprint launched

Rail industry sets out environmental and social delivery agenda

Piccadilly Line 2024 stock on test

New Siemens-built trains to enter service in 2025