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National Express East Coast has topped a customer satisfaction league table of long distance train providers in the latest National Passenger Survey.... continue
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Rail News
MVA has forecast that National Express East Coast could lose money from its plans to introduce an extra 25 services per day. The analysis,... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
The Office of Rail Regulation has approved an expansion in open access competition in its draft decision on competing proposals for new services on... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
The Office of Rail Regulation has paved the way for a fourth Grand Central service each way between Sunderland and London King's Cross, in its... continue
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Rail News
National Express East Coast has revamped its on-train dining service in a bid to stem catering losses understood to amount to around £25m a... continue
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National Express East Coast has launched a new carnet ticket, aimed at the business market, offering customers a block of 10 first or standard class... continue
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Passengers are to be encouraged to recycle on board National Express East Coast trains to help the company halve the amount of waste it generates.... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Network Rail has relented to pressure from National Express East Coast and the Office of Rail Regulation and agreed that it would be possible for... continue
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Network Rail is investing £15m in new facilities at the Edge Hill train depot in Liverpool in preparation for Virgin’s service expansion... continue
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The Department for Transport has concluded negotiations with Alstom and Angel Trains for the delivery of 106 new Pendolino carriages to the West... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Prospective open access operator Platinum Trains would cut nearly 20 minutes off the fastest rail journeys currently offered between London and... continue
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Regular News
Platinum Trains, a new open access company, is planning to lodge an application to run services between London and Scotland on the East Coast Main... continue
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Grand Central has been issued with a formal notice to improve its safety management systems by the Office of Rail Regulation. The notice states that... continue
Categories: Intercity, Rail, Safety, England
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Regular News
By Meera Rambissoon
Long distance train operators have suffered a drop in passenger satisfaction ratings over various aspects of their journeys, in the latest round of... continue
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Lead Story
By James Dark
Train operators and Network Rail are on the verge of putting a case to the Department for Transport which promises to dismantle the... continue
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Rail News
Seating capacity on the first Intercity Express routes will increase by up to 70%, and the trains will be up to 40% more energy efficient, the... continue
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Business Comment
GNER is going to be a tough act to follow. Over the past 12 months the East Coast operator has been Britain’s least punctual intercity operator... continue
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Rail News
National Express East Coast has formally announced its new plans to expand services on the East Coast Main Line. It has applied to run 25 extra... continue
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National Express East Coast’s online ticket sales have exceeded one million, following the site’s launch last November.  Customers... continue
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People
East Midlands Trains has appointed David Maxwell as its new safety and environmental director.  Maxwell has worked in the rail industry for over... continue
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