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Rail News
London Midland‘s first Access for All project will see a boost of £30,000 investment go to Kidderminster station. Kidderminster is the... continue
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Rail News
A promised new station in South Wales has been abandoned, seven years after a government minister held a turf-cutting ceremony at the site. Network... continue
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Nexus’ new passenger lift at Sunderland station’s south concourse has come into service - the latest stage in the £7m refurbishment... continue
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Letters to the Editor
David Young, Head of Transport Integration and Deputy to Passenger Services Director, South Yorkshire PTE
I enjoyed Nelson’s column, which recognises that Barnsley and Rotherham deserve and indeed, need, better rail services to support economic... continue
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Regular News
Grand Union has been offered paths by Network Rail to run the new Welsh Assembly-sponsored service between Cardiff and Holyhead. The service would be... continue
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Transport Scotland and First ScotRail have placed an order with Siemens Mobility for the supply of 38 Desiro electric multiple units, worth over... continue
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Regular Feature
By Robert Jack
Oh no, you might be thinking, not another awards scheme for transport! Don’t you win a prize these days for simply turning up? Well think... continue
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Regular News
The new Ebbw Vale to Cardiff rail service carried more than 250,000 passengers in its first six months, despite the failure of a key rail-feeder... continue
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Business Monitor
INCREASES in revenue from grants and passengers helped Arriva Trains Wales to improve its profits by over 36% in the year to December 31 2007,... continue
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Rail News
The new rail passenger service between Cardiff and Ebbw Vale has been postponed until next year, less than 48 hours before its official opening was... continue
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Rail News
A new rail station at Llanharan, near Bridgend, has opened and is expected to become a significant commuter railhead in an area of housing... continue
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Rail News
London midland’s purchase of £700,000 of two lightweight railcars for services to Stourbridge, West Midlands, as part of their franchise,... continue
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Regular Feature
By James Dark
When it finally happened last month, the launch of Grand Central’s open access venture was a quiet affair, in stark contrast to the years of... continue
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News Extra
The major transport plcs will actively explore the possibility of running open access services in the near future, open access promoter Renaissance... continue
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London Midland debuted the new Parry People Mover at a family fun day in Tyseley which it hosted last week. The new PPM 60, due to go into service... continue
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Scotrail’s managing director, Mary Grant has won Quality Scotland’s Leadership Award for 2008. Quality Scotland promotes business... continue
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Regular News
First Transpennine Express is holding an online January sale, shaving 25% off the price of advance purchase single tickets across its network before... continue
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Rail News
By Rhodri Clark
The hourly passenger rail service between Ebbw Vale and Cardiff was launched on February 6, following a £30m investment in stations, track and... continue
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Business Monitor
YORKSHIRE?and the Humber saw the fastest growth in rail patronage during the period between 1995/96 and 2005/06, according to analysis published... continue
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National Express East Anglia has completed the £100k interior upgrade of its fleet of Class 156 two-carriage trains which form most of its... continue
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