Online Exclusives

Six shortlisted for GBR headquarters

Non-binding vote 'will play a part' in selection says DfT.

News Premium

GBR seeks views on freight growth

Body seeks views on volumes, traffics and terminals.

Wireless monitoring for IET wheelsets

Perpetuum wireless technology for '800s' and '802s'

TRU boost as upgrade approved

Upgrades to the Trans-Pennine route between Huddersfield and Dewsbury have been approved by the Secretary of State for Transport

TfW unveils CAF ‘197s’

Entry into service due later this year

News Premium

Permission for Ashington reopening

Northumberland line services on target for December 2023 start

Driver input sought in DAS research

Train drivers are being asked to support a survey into their use of Driver Advisory Systems (DAS)

News Premium

£1bn for East Coast digital signalling

Full Business Case approved for ETCS from King's Cross to Stoke Tunnel

HS2 reveals first design images for Washwood Heath depot

First images revealed of new train maintenance depot and control centre

Modern Railways July 2022 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the July issue of Modern Railways

BLOG: RMT wins early skirmishes in rail strikes

RMT and Government trade blows as strike enters second day

HS2 gains planning permission for Curzon Street viaducts

Two out of four key structures approved by Birmingham City Council

Shapps urges RMT to call off strikes

Transport Secretary says pay rises must be accompanied by modernisation

News Premium

2021/22 passenger journeys 57% of pre-pandemic levels

Revenue rises almost three times but falls short of £11bn pre-pandemic levels

HS2 discovers ‘nationally important' Anglo-Saxon site

Dozens of graves found in dig at previously unknown site

The new Barking Riverside station News Premium

Barking Riverside to open this summer

The London Overground extension to Barking Riverside is to open earlier than expected this summer.

Avanti’s first ‘805’ starts static testing

First bi-mode Class 805s due to enter service from 2023.

GWR secures NRC deal to 2025

'Fleet strategy plan' investigates cutting costs of mixed fleets

LNER repaints entire Class 91/Mk 4 fleet

East Coast main line operator looks to the past with its InterCity 225 fleet repaint

New Street signalling upgrade completed

Control to be transferred to Saltley in 2023

News Premium

Rail freight recovers beyond pre-pandemic levels

Rail freight's recovery continues, with volumes and freight moved ahead of pre-pandemic levels.

Anglesey-Cardiff flights axed; rail better for business

Holyhead-Cardiff rail service better for business travellers, says Welsh Government

Everybody out? RMT plans three days of strikes

The RMT has announced three days of strikes in June in a dispute over pay and job security

First train runs under ETCS on Northern City line

Major milestone reached in East Coast Digital Programme as ETCS tests start

HS2 Golborne Link axed in line with UCR findings

The Government is axing the link from HS2 Phase 2b to the West Coast main line south of Wigan.

Passenger numbers hit 90% milestone

Passenger numbers reached 90% of pre-pandemic levels in mid-May, according to Department for Transport statistics.

Porterbrook fits ETCS to NMT ‘43s’

Three Class 43s have been fitted with ETCS Level 2 onboard equipment.

NR staff deliver kit for Ukrainian Railway

Further aid to Ukraine has been sent to help keep its rail network running.

Construction starts on Colne Valley viaduct deck

Construction work on the deck of the Colne Valley viaduct has begun.