Stadler ‘777s’ have begun entering traffic with Merseyrail. Richard Clinnick asks Merseytravel rolling stock programme director David Powell about the roll-out and the possibility of even more new trains.
The UK competition watchdog has launched a more in-depth investigation into Hitachi’s proposed purchase of Thales’s rail infrastructure division after warning the deal could lead to higher prices for passengers.
May 2021 saw the withdrawal of the remaining active Class 365 units by Govia Thameslink Railway, and although there were hopes that they would find further use, disposal of the fleet began four months later. David Russell looks back at the history of the last units to be constructed at York Carriage Works.