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
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
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
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.
Elizabeth Line clocks up a MILLION journeys
Popularity of Elizabeth Line continues after opening day excitement
RaisE opens in Goole to accelerate innovation
New facility could kickstart growth of rail sector in East Yorkshire
TfW cuts services after Craven Arms collision
Two of TfW Rail's 36 Class 150/2 DMUs will be out of action for months after they hit an abandoned mini digger on the track near Craven Arms on 22 May.
Modern Railways June 2022 issue: video podcast
A video preview of the June 2022 issue of Modern Railways
BLOG: High stakes and big risks in rail dispute
RMT members' dissatisfaction with pay, terms and conditions and job security is clear - but are strikes REALLY inevitable?
Staff at 13 TOCs and NR vote overwhelmingly for strikes
Rail staff vote to strike over pay and concerns over cuts: open access and freight operators not balloted.
Elizabeth Line: autumn target for Bond Street and through running
Bond Street station expected to open simultaneously at start of through running
Confidence in Elizabeth Line reliability as thousands use new railway
Confidence in reliability as Elizabeth Line proves popular on opening day
Byford: next TfL deal needs to be long-term deal
TfL Commissioner says Crossrail 2 plans should be 'dusted off'
EXPO: Crossrail's transformative innovations
Our Modern Railways EXPO 2022 blog examines some of the innovations of Crossrail - and its potential legacy.