UK: Trains that are just one minute behind schedule will now be classed as late as punctuality standards are set to tighten across rail networks

By James Salmon, Transport Editor, The Daily Mail; March 21, 2019 Trains will soon be classed as late if they…

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UK passengers rarely feel they have a relationship with their train company

From Global Railway Review; March 12, 2019 New research published by Transport Focus, to inform the Williams Rail Review, has…

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Great Britain: Passengers flipping out over train to ‘London St Pancake’

By Emma Bowden, Press Association, Independent.ie; March 5, 2019 Commuters were given a sweet treat on Shrove Tuesday as London…

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Virgin plans American adventure in trains, ships, banks and hotels

By Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times; February 11, 2019 Editor’s note: This story was written and published prior to Virgin Trains…

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UK: Passenger’s flushed bra takes cup for daftest train toilet mishap, says Virgin

By Stephen Naysmith, The Herald; December 30, 2018 Virgin Trains is urging passengers to use toilets appropriately after a passenger…

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UK: Network Rail sells $2 billion property portfolio to fund railway improvements

By Justin George Varghese, Reuters; September 10, 2018 (Reuters) – Britain’s Network Rail NETRAH.UL agreed to sell its commercial property…

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UK: Plummer calls for new model to run Britain’s railways

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; August 16, 2018 THE head of Britain’s Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents operators…

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UK: Ministers warned against creating ‘Ryanair on the tracks’ amid comfort concerns

By PA, AOL News; March 1, 2018 Train passengers should not feel they have to bring their own inflatable cushions,…

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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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