27 April 2012
Following the Kent Rail Summit in late April, train operator Southeastern has announced more high speed services.
19 April 2012.
There are four bidders for the new 15-year West Coast franchise. Since taking over in March 1997, Virgin Trains has eliminated entirely the old fleet and has, incredibly and commendably, managed to double the number of passengers carried since it started operations. Will Virgin manage to renew the contract? Mike Jones provides the remarkable story of how this enterprising company has flourished since the early days of privatisation.
11 April 2012.
In the run up to the Glasgow 2014 games, First ScotRail will provide a further £1 million of improvements to Glasgow and Lanarkshire area stations.
3 April 2012.
South West Trains completes £2.2 million investment in regenerative braking system to drive greener trains after a programme of work that means that the entire Class 444, 450 and 458 fleets are now fitted.
Current Issue: June 2013
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