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ScotRail set to make improvements for 11 rail stations across local area

Plans to refurbish several train stations across Tayside Ė including improvements to waiting rooms and toilets Ė have been announced by ScotRail.

Transport campaigners call for direct Edinburgh to Cardiff rail link

With the UK Governmentís call for evidence on the new franchise closing today, Transform Scotland urged ministers to create a 'Celtic Capitals connection'

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  • Crossrail will not open this year as launch delayed by at least 9 monthsElizabeth Line services through central London have been delayed by at least nine months as Crossrail pencils in extra time to complete final infrastructure and carry out extensive testing.
  • Building resilience on the Brighton Main LineSPONSORED INTERVIEW Andrew Swanson, head of signal engineering at Kier Rail, talks about a key rail signalling project for his team. The Brighton Main Line (BML) is one of the most congested commuter lines on the UK railway network. It connects Gatwick Airport and the south coast with London...
  • Network Rail: We have been listening Network Rail has heard you – and now, it is easier to work with. Mona Sihota, the organisation’s national professional head of asset protection and optimisation (ASPRO), a brand-new role within the company, talks about what’s in store. The most important message I want get...
  • TOCs urged to conduct proper safety checks after trapped passenger is dragged by trainAn incident that saw a passenger dragged along by a train after getting trapped in the closing doors was caused by operational issues and a misunderstanding of safety instructions, the RAIB has found. On 26 March this year, a woman was dragged along the platform by a night-time train departing...
  • Nexus lacked 'effective safe system of work' during near-miss on Metro line, RAIB findsProcedures from passenger transport executive Nexus “did not assist with the creation of an effective safe system of work,” the RAIB has said in an investigation released after two track workers narrowly avoided being struck by a Tyne and Wear Metro train in February. In its...
  • Latest set of electric trains introduced by ScotRailScotRail’s latest trains have hit the tracks this week with the second introduction of its Hitachi Class 385 Express electric vehicle. As part of the £475m rolling stock investment from ScotRail, the extra two trains introduced on Monday meant that more than 25% of services on the...
  • West Midlands freight depot to be considered by Planning InspectorateThe Planning Inspectorate will examine plans to create a rail freight depot on green belt land north of Wolverhampton. Four Ashes Ltd submitted a Development Consent Order (DCO) for examination for an order granting development consent for the West Midlands Interchange: a 282 hectare freight hub...

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