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EXPO: Introducing Modern Railways EXPO 2022

The Modern Railways Expo 2022 show looks to the future of Britain's railway.

HS2 nears 25,000 jobs milestone

High Speed 2's workforce is increasing as construction of the new railway ramps up.

ScotRail introduces emergency timetables

Lack of cover for overtime and rest day working is forcing ScotRail to revise - and in some cases slash - its timetable.

‘455’ farewell tour raises £26k for mental health

Enthusiasts onboard the farewell tour for the Class 455s raised more than £26,000 for mental health charity Mind.

First ETCS ‘180’ tested at RIDC

The First in Class 180 has been tested with ETCS onboard equipment at Network Rail's Rail Innovation & Development Centre.

Bellrock and Angel improve monitoring

Belrock Technology's Lumen software is helping to improve the accuracy of fault alerts for Angel Trains.

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.

VolkerRail has been fined £550,000 for health and safety breaches following an incident at Stafford. News Premium

VolkerRail fined £550,000 over health and safety failings

2m deep trench collapsed, seriously injuring worker

Very Light Rail gears up for annual conference

Delegates will discuss the latest developments in VLR at the second annual conference on 16 June.

Mayor Khan reopens LU’s Bank branch

The Bank branch of London Underground has reopened following major works to expand Bank station.