News

Crossrail 2 consultation ends soon

Crossrail 2 consultation ends soon

19 July 2013

There are just two weeks to go to respond to the consultation on the proposed Crossrail 2 route – a new high frequency, high capacity rail line with shorter journey times between south west and north east London.

Read More »

0 Comments

New Southern order for Bombardier

New Southern order for Bombardier

19 July 2013.

Bombardier is to manufacture 116 new train carriages – with a provision for 140 additional cars – as part of the Thameslink rolling stock cascade, with delivery planned in time for the May 2015 timetable change.

Read More »

0 Comments

New CEO for DB Schenker Rail UK

New CEO for DB Schenker Rail UK

19 July 2013.

Geoff Spencer, a former traction trainee and train driver for British Rail before he moved into management, has been appointed as new chief executive officer of DB Schenker's rail operations in the UK.

Read More »

Government approves ECML Class 800s

Government approves ECML Class 800s

18 July 2013.

Following the order for Hitachi IEP inter-city trains for the Great Western main line, the new factory at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, has been awarded a follow on contract for 270 vehicles for the East Coast route between London and Edinburgh.

Read More »

0 Comments

Eccles station wires go up

Eccles station wires go up

17 July 2013.

The first phase of the North West electrification, between Castlefield Junction and Newton-le-Willows, is on course to be completed by December 2013.

Read More »

0 Comments

Government delivers rail franchising review response

Government delivers rail franchising review response

11 July 2013.

Following the publication of a report into last year's InterCity West Coast franchise competition debacle by Eurostar Chairman Richard Brown, the Government has provided a detailed reply that aims to clarify the DfT's franchising policy.

Read More »

91114 becomes Durham Cathedral

91114 becomes Durham Cathedral

10 July 2013.

East Coast Trains has created a specially liveried Class 91/1 locomotive promoting North East tourism as the Lindisfarne Gospels draw thousands of visitors to the region.

Read More »

0 Comments

£20 million accessibility upgrade for SWT stations

£20 million accessibility upgrade for SWT stations

10 July 2013.

A multi-million pound investment by DfT, South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance and local councils will provide new lifts, footbriges, accessible toilets and low counter ticket windows at eight key South West Trains station.

Read More »

0 Comments

HS2 route “safeguarded”

HS2 route “safeguarded”

10 July 2013.

In major step forward for first domestic high speed railway linking major cities in the UK, the Government has taken steps to ban any future developments which could encroach on the planned route.

Read More »

0 Comments

Refresh for FCC Class 365s

Refresh for FCC Class 365s

6 July 2013.

First Capital Connect has announced a £31 million makeover and heavy maintenance contract for its hard working Great Northern route Class 365 electric multiple units.

Read More »

0 Comments

Current Issue: Feb 2015

Issue Feb 2015

Essential reading for today's rail enthusiast
• Free A4 print! 'Deltic' in the 1960s
• 36 pages of modelling
• Stored locos and their locations
• Signal boxes on the Highland Main Line
• Yellow Class 57/3s: A retrospective
• Welsh timber trial MPV • Tonbridge RHTT depot
• Building a better Class 47

PLUS:

Buy this issue now

• Next issue on sale: February 19, 2015

Issue 225

Issue 225
Feb 2015

Essential reading for today's rail enthusiast

Subscribe and get this issue

Buy it now

facebook

Advertisements

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:
March 2015 - February 5, 2015
April 2015 - March 5, 2015
For more information contact our Advertising representative:

Book advertising here

Next Issue Out:

February 19, 2015