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The TransPennine and Midland Mainline electrification projects are restarting

Work to electrify the TransPennine and Midland Mainline railways will resume under plans announced by the Secretary of State for Transport

Published on 01 October 2015

Birmingham New Street welcomes 1.5 million in its opening week

The recently redeveloped New Street station proved its worth in its first week ofopening, with an estimated 1.5 million people passing through.

Published on 29 September 2015

10,000 rail staff trained to offer emotional first aid

More than 10,000 railway staff have been trained to spot and help vulnerable people at risk of suicide on Britain’s rail network, thanks to Samaritans. 

Published on 29 September 2015

Overnight work helps to bridge the accessibility gap at Port Talbot Parkway

Work started on lifting the new bridge at Port Talbot Parkway this weekend, marking a significant step in the station improvements.

Published on 29 September 2015

Platform extensions start on Uckfield line

Work is underway to extend 12 station platforms on the Uckfield line in preparation for 10-coach trains that will reduce crowding and improve commuters’ journeys.

Published on 28 September 2015