18 December 2014
Introduced as part of a package of enhancements linked with the recent extension of the WCML franchise, Virgin will now offer customers direct trains to Shrewsbury (two out and back departures per day) and Blackpool (one round trip).
6 December 2014.
Most electrification projects are designed to benefit passenger operators according the GBRf, which has suggested that wiring routes with heavy freight traffic such as Birmingham-Nuneaton could lead to a growing commitment by FOCs to new electric locomotives.
27 November 2014.
It's goodbye Directly Operated Railways as the publically owned East Coast Main Line franchise returns to the private sector from March 2015 under the aegis of a Stagecoach-led group which will operate under the Virgin Trains East Coast brand.
20 November 2014.
A pair of new Ecofret three-unit container flats, the first of 17 sets, leased from VTG Rail UK have joined the GBRf intermodal fleet.
14 October 2014.
To be introduced on the Bakerloo, Central, Picadilly and Waterloo & City lines from 2022, the 250 new walk-through trains, which will feature air-cooled carriages and improved accessibility, will change the face of travel on the Underground.
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