Rail Industry Economics

Author: Norman Bradbury - Published At: Wed 09 of Sep, 2015 19:21 BST - (3714 Reads)
The financial performance of the national rail industry continues to improve, helped by ongoing growth in passenger volume, as shown by the crowds flooding off the first off-peak trains of the day at Waterloo.

Train Into Work

Author: Chris Page - Published At: Mon 07 of Sep, 2015 17:37 BST - (2446 Reads)
An exciting new work experience pilot scheme has been launched today by East Midlands Trains as Amelia Humphries (24) and Mitchell Grant (20) embark on a four-week work experience trial with members of the Derby station team.

Hitachi comes to UK

Author: Norman Bradbury - Published At: Fri 04 of Sep, 2015 18:11 BST - (2638 Reads)
David Cameron opened the new Hitachi train assembly plant at Newton Aycliffe in County Durham yesterday, saying the railways had returned home to the North East.

SNCF jingle in Top 100

Author: Chris Page - Published At: Wed 02 of Sep, 2015 19:31 BST - (3191 Reads)
International rail travellers either love the SNCF jingle or hate it. Our policy director Ian Brown really quite likes it if not always what follows it!

Transformation in action

Author: Ray King - Published At: Tue 25 of Aug, 2015 23:18 BST - (5665 Reads)
Former London Underground District line trains are being transformed at Vivarail’s Long Marston base in Warwickshire. A prototype green and yellow rebuilt coach, centre, is flanked by unrebuilt coaches, left and right. In the depot, more coaches are being transformed.

Integrated Leeds station

Author: Chris Page - Published At: Mon 03 of Aug, 2015 16:38 BST - (6339 Reads)
Last week the West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce published their proposal for a single Leeds station serving all HS2, inter-city, regional and metro rail services, rather than the separate station remote from the city centre currently planned by HS2 Ltd.

Henbury loop

Author: Nigel Bray - Published At: Fri 24 of Jul, 2015 18:42 BST - (6286 Reads)
Consultants charged with proving the case for the MetroWest service to Henbury have settled for a simple turnback solution, failing to grasp the opportunities which a Henbury loop could create.
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