UK: New Caledonian Sleeper carriages to enter passenger service in October

From Global Rail News; January 18, 2018 The countdown to the introduction of new Caledonian Sleeper trains has begun with…

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UK: Trains could run on disused line for the first time in 60 years

By Daniel Clark, The Herald; January 17, 2018 Passenger trains could soon run on a rail line in Devon for…

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Britain’s biggest rail franchise gives poor value for money, says government watchdog

By Mark Ellis, Mirror; January 10, 2018 Britain’s biggest rail franchise has been branded the worst service over the last…

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UK: London Bridge station opens new platforms as redevelopment nears completion

By Alistair Smout, Staff, Reuters; January 2, 2018 LONDON (Reuters) – Five new platforms and a large concourse opened at…

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Scotland’s railways poised for greatest improvements since Victorian times

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; December 30, 2017 Passengers will see the greatest improvements on Scotland’s railways in 2018 since…

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UK video: Trains to Nottingham delayed by horses running on the track

By Chris Breese, nottstv.com; December 27, 2017 Train services between Nottingham and London St Pancras were disrupted by a group…

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UK: Find out what happened when we learnt to drive an EMT train – sorry about the cow

By Shannyn Quinn, Senior Reporter, Derby Telegraph; December 26, 2017 For your information, driving a train is complex. Sitting in…

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UK: Reversing the 1960s Beeching rail cuts will help tackle the housing crisis, says Chris Grayling

By Christopher Hope, Chief Political Correspondent, The Telegraph; December 14, 2017 Plans to reopen rail lines by reversing the Beeching…

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