Virgin passengers unhappy with Euston

Virgin passengers unhappy with Euston

23 June 2013

Following the Passenger Focus NPS report, WCML franchisee Virgin Trains reports that customers rate its service higher than other inter-city operators, but that the quality of Network Rail's Euston station in London is letting the route down.

Read More »


Countdown to Nottingham upgrade

22 June 2013.

There is just a few weeks to go until Nottingham's £100 million 'big change', the national rail infrastructure owner Network Rail is advising passengers to check how their rail use will be altered.

Read More »


New terminal at Felixstowe doubles capacity

21 June 2013.

The Port of Felixstowe has officially opened a new rail terminal which doubles rail capacity at Britain’s biggest container port.

Read More »


Freightliner expands into Western Europe

20 June 2013.

The British intermodal and bulk freight operator has taken over the former Maersk Line-owned ERS Railways, a key rail freight firm in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

Read More »



Overground favourite with London Passengers

19 June 2013.

The LOROL-operated London Overground franchise remains the No. 1 operator with rail users in the London area, with a Passenger Focus study reporting a customer satsifaction of 92%.

Read More »



Work begins on new entrance at Bank

19 June 2013.

The Bank station redevelopment starts, including a new ticket hall, lifts and escalators at the new Walbrook entrance, but Transport for London says the major upgrade depends on commitment from Government.

Read More »



NPS UK rail survey reports increased dissatisfaction

19 June 2013.

The rail National Passenger Survey makes for bad reading for franchise operators, especially in the South East, the Midlands and the North of England.

Read More »



New FCC MD promises better rail service

15 June 2013.

The new managing director of First Capital Connect announces plans for an improved railway experience, including better punctuality, cleaner trains and more information when things go wrong.

Read More »



Hatfield & Stainforth rail services to restart

13 June 2013.

Rail services are to resume through Hatfield & Stainforth from July 8, following extensive repairs to subsidence caused by the movement of a spoil heap at the nearby Hatfield colliery.

Read More »



'Thunderbirds' fly again, in yellow!

10 June 2013.

Network Rail has made brake interface modifications to its six Class 57/3 locomotives so they can act as 'Thunderbird' locos and rescue failed EMUs.

Read More »


Current Issue: Sep 2014

Issue Sep 2014

Essential reading for today's rail enthusiast
► To Hull and back! Changing fortunes of freight traffic
► Free route learning supplement
► Class 68s start work
► Come to Derby open day
► ELR Class 14 gala
► 50026 then and now
► Hitachi 'concepts'
► 40 pages of modelling


Buy this issue now

• Next issue on sale: September 18, 2014

Issue 220

Issue 220
Sep 2014

Essential reading for today’s rail enthusiast

Subscribe and get this issue

Buy it now



Related magazines:

Heritage Railway magazine The Railway magazine Old Glory magazine

Use our handy tool to find your nearest stockist!
Find your nearest Stockist

Advertising Deadline:

Trade Advertising Deadlines:
October 2014 - September 3, 2014
November 2014 - October 1, 2014
For more information contact our Advertising representative:

Book advertising here

Next Issue Out:

September 18, 2014