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£130m Oxford-London rail line gets the go-ahead

Chiltern Railways has been told it can go ahead with plans for a £130 million rail link between Oxford and London. The Secretary of State for Transport gave Chiltern the green light for what will...

Eurostar results show evidence of resurgent business travel market

Eurostar has announced a 10 per cent rise in like-for-like sales in the third quarter of 2013. As well as an increase in tickets sold to the tune of £207 million, the cross-border service experienced...

East Midlands Trains launches 1,500 additional seats

Rail passengers have 'received an early Christmas present' today (12 December 2011) with the launch of an additional 1,500 seats a day on East Midlands Trains’ services between Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester and Liverpool. The improvements...

Queensland Rail scoops Customer Awards

Queensland Rail scooped the Customer Service Institute of Australia (CSIA) Awards last night, receiving eight awards including CEO of the Year. Transport Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk congratulated Mr Scurrah saying it was due recognition for leading...

600th metro car delivered to DMRC

Bombardier has presented the 600th Movia metro car to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The new cars form part of DMRC's expansion plans, with the network's ridership expected to soon reach four million passengers...

More seats for West Anglia rail route passengers

National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is introducing a new timetable for its West Anglia network commencing on Sunday 11 December 2011, increasing seating capacity on the West Anglia route by almost 20% through the...

Branson blasts government ‘insanity’ over West Coast decision

“The Government decision to award the West Coast Main Line Franchise to FirstGroup is extremely disappointing for Virgin, and for our staff that have worked so hard to transform this railway over the last...

South West Trains to deploy driver advisory system

South West Trains is to become the latest train operator in the UK to employ a driver advisory system (DAS) across its fleet. The technology, which is being developed by ESG and Denmark's Cubris, is designed...

East Midlands Trains celebrates fourth birthday

East Midlands Trains is celebrating its fourth birthday today (Friday 11 November) by announcing a package of four new passenger improvements to be delivered by the end of the year. The train company, which took...

Greater Anglia train fleet undergoes deep clean

Train operator Greater Anglia has announced it has started a 'comprehensive programme to deep clean its train fleet of over 1,000 vehicles in time for this summer's London Olympics'. The interior deep clean of each...

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