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Historic crests restored at Blackfriars

Two hefty symbols of Blackfriars’ past have been removed for careful restoration as part of the station’s redevelopment for the Thameslink Programme. The London, Chatham and Dover Railway Grade II-listed crests were, until recently, still...

Flooding of Charing Cross almost ‘ended in disaster’

Rail union RMT have demanded an 'urgent review of safety procedures' after an internal report into the flooding of Charing Cross tube station two weeks ago. Water from the fountains in Trafalgar Square overflowed into...

Bombardier helps fund restoration of steam locomotive

Bombardier Transportation, the world’s largest supplier of railway equipment, and owners of the UK’s only remaining train building facility, is helping to fund the restoration of ex-British Railways steam locomotive no. 61264. Bombardier is proud...

Caught on CCTV: Man risking life on level crossing

British Transport Police (BTP) officers have released footage of a man risking his life running through a level crossing – seconds before a fast travelling train passes through missing him by inches. The dramatic footage...

Queensland Rail’s Western line opens early

The Western railway line reopened today, three months earlier than originally forecast, with the first coal train passing through Toowoomba this morning. Premier Anna Bligh and Transport Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk said the reopening of the...

FirstGroup name train after Sir Moir Lockhead

Sir Moir Lockhead, former Chief Executive of FirstGroup, was left astounded today after a ScotRail train was named in his honour to mark his achievements...

Siemens establishes new ‘Rail Innovation Centre of Competence’ in the UK

Siemens' Mobility Division is to establish a new global ‘Rail Innovation Centre of Competence’ in the United Kingdom from March 2011. The Innovation Centre will lead the development of new concepts and technologies to...

Translink launches new trains public safety campaign

Translink NI Railways is advising the public to stay extra vigilant as it prepares to begin an intensive period of train testing following the start of the arrival of its new Class 4000 fleet. To...

British sports stars given a helping hand by Virgin Trains

Thursday 24th March saw the launch of a newly named Virgin Train - the first in a programme rolling out across the country. ‘Alison Waters’ left London Euston at 09:00 with her name sake...

Network Rail awards Atkins Ltd with major Crossrail contract

Network Rail has awarded a major contract to Atkins Ltd to design the bulk of works planned on the north-east section of the Crossrail route, between Stratford in east London and Shenfield in Essex. The...

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