Midland main line to close south of Leicester
Extreme temperatures cause disruption on MML/ECML corridor
1,000 days since last RNEP update
RIA warns of uncertainty as RNEP update reaches 1,000 day milestone
Barking Riverside opens
New station and railway opens earlier than expected
Debate the future of rail at Modern Railways Expo
Registrations to Modern Railways EXPO 2022 are open
Heat to close ECML From King's Cross to York/Leeds
Extreme heat to disrupt rail services across England and Wales
EDI progress showcased
Report sets out good practice in diversity policies
RMT and ASLEF announce strike dates
RMT staff to strike on 27 July; ASLEF on 30 July
NR report slams working practices
NR says report backs its calls for modernisation
Eversholt and Vivarail develop ‘321’ battery train
Eversholt and Vivarail are examining the feasibility and viability of fitting batteries to the Class 321 'Renatus' fleet.
RMT’s next strike on 27 July
Govia Thameslink Railway staff in the RMT union have now voted in favour of strikes.
TfL gets ANOTHER funding extension
Two-week extension the latest in a series of temporary funding extensions
Laing O’Rourke wins £370m Interchange station deal
Two-phase contract involves detail design and construction
Drivers vote for strikes on eight TOCS
TransPennine Express drivers are amongst those in eight train operators voting for strikes.
Cambrian flood defence works start
Locally sourced rock armour will be installed over the summer and into the autumn.
Aberdeen-Inverness closure for station works
54-hour closure for track and drainage works
Progress on passenger improvements – more to do says ORR
Improvements needed in areas such as passenger assistance, says regulator.
Foundation works begin on Wendover Dean viaduct
'Double composite' structure saves concrete and steel
TSSA staff vote for strikes – but fall short of threshold
Number of votes for strikes falls short of 40% threshold
Six shortlisted for GBR headquarters
Non-binding vote 'will play a part' in selection says DfT.
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
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)
£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