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A Southern Railway Class 377 Electrostar. Courtesy Southern News Premium

Southern boosts West Coastway line

West Coastway frequencies to double from June

AWC to axe Shrewsbury – Euston trains

Shropshire to lose only direct trains to London from June

Due for upgrade and extension? A Bakerloo Line 1972 Stock train at South Kenton on 16 February 2024. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Bakerloo extension’s £1.5bn economic boost - report

Extension could share NR metals to Hayes

Government vision: Rail Minister Huw Merriman at the Waterloo 175 celebrations. News Premium

Merriman and Morgan outline visions at Bradshaw

Conservatives highlight Rail Reform Bill; Labour plans to bring franchises in-house

Porterbrook takes stake in Brodie

ROSCO invests in train refurbishment company

Recortd breaker? GWR No 230001 at Reading Depot. Courtesy GWR News Premium

GWR ‘230’ claims new battery distance record

Battery '230' covers 86 miles without recharging

Draft Rail Reform Bill published

Government promises greater accountability and efficiency

A Class 150 on the Marston Vale line. Courtesy LNWR News Premium

Marston Vale full service to resume

Full service resumes using cascaded Northern '150s'

ASLEF plans Northern and LNER strikes

Strikes announced over 'failure to comply with agreements'

Joyner leaves CrossCountry

MD in surprise departure

A 2024 Stock train on test at Wildenrath. Siemens News Premium

80% of Piccadilly Line trains produced in Goole

UK work on new LU trains upped by Siemens

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

VolkerFitzpatrick celebrates University reopening

Rebuilt and expanded station opens to passengers

New Metro trains delayed

Further testing of Class 555s needed

The climate is right to focus on resilience

Water, water everywhere: LNER Azuma No 801218 working the 06.48...

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Is Devon’s inland route really credible?

At the tenth anniversary of the sea wall collapse at Dawlish,...

Government repeats Great British Rail Sale

Tickets on sale until 29 January

Women in Rail Awards nominations extended

More time for industry to nominate diversity champions

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LNER to axe Glasgow service?

Stirling to also see cuts?

Funding gap for TfL: a Hammersmith & City Line train calls at West Ham on 9 Octoer 2023. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Khan freezes TfL fares

Fares frozen until 2025

Break through! A Tunnel Boring Machine completes its drive into the Old Oak Common box for the Atlas Road Logistics Tunnel. Courtesy HS2 News Premium

Old Oak logistics tunnel completed

Tunnel paves way for Euston tunnels to start