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Green HST proposed for Heart of Wales ‘Red Kite’

James Abbott

Plans are being drawn up to capitalise on the scenic value of the Heart of Wales line in the summer of 2023 with a tourist HST service

James Abbott

ScotRail offers half-price off-peak fares – for a limited time

ScotRail is offering 50% off all off-peak fares for a limited period starting on 9 May.

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Bradford will benefit from IRP, says Minister

Light rail boost is preferable to new line to Manchester, claims Stephenson

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Waterside service could be restored in 2024

James Abbott

CONFIDENCE IS growing that the green light will be given for passenger services to be restored on the Waterside line on the west side of Southampton Water under the ‘Restoring Your Railway’ programme

James Abbott
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Staycation Express suspended for 2022

RAIL CHARTER Services has confirmed that its summer service over the Settle to Carlisle line, popularly called the Staycation Express, will not operate in 2022.

Piccadilly Line 2024 stock mock-up unveiled

Mayor calls for capital investment to secure TfL supply chain

Midlands network gears up for Commonwealth Games

The Emergency Intervention Unit is part of plans to keep the Midlands' rail network running smoothly during the Commonwealth Games

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Minister aims to have GBR in place in early 2024

Emphasis on devolved structure of new organisation

RBF launches Auction of Rail Experiences

Station tours, helicopter rides, and a chance to walk the Forth Bridge are all on offer in the RBF's Auction of Rail Experiences.

Reston station opens on 23 May

The £20 million Reston station is to open on 23 May.