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Hybrid Class 168 on test

A Chiltern Railways Class 168 DMU refitted with a Rolls-Royce MTU hybrid drive system is undergoing testing ahead of entry into passenger service later this year.

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HydroFlex bound for COP conference

A hydrogen-powered train will be used to transport visitors at the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow in November.

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Merseyrail Class 777 testing progress

A video update from Merseytravel and Stadler on progress with introduction of the new fleet of Class 777 EMUs for Merseyrail.

Modern Railways June 2021 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the June 2021 issue of Modern Railways

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Daily inspection of Great Western IETs

Hitachi 800 Series trains are being inspected daily prior to being released for service in response to recent issues with cracks on the underframes of the trains.

Modern Railways May 2021 issue: video podcast

A video preview of the May 2021 issue of Modern Railways