Network Rail Commits to UK Freight

By Simon Walton, RailFreight.com; October 8, 2019 With its putting passengers first strapline often open to satire from freight operators,…

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Scotland: ScotRail pull the plug on plan for free access to station toilets

From Brinkwire; August 6, 2019 TRAIN operator ScotRail has scrapped proposals to allow free access to toilets at four of…

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UK: Network Rail bosses told to fly to meetings because trains too expensive, internal policy reveals

From Brinkwire; June 24, 2019 Company policy is in place to save public money Staff working for Network Rail have…

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UK: Network Rail to make all train station toilets free

From The Week UK; December 18, 2018 Network Rail will scrap toilet charges at all of its stations across the…

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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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Scotland rail chief told: Keep ‘no skipping’ vow vow

By David Leask, Chief Reporter, The Herald; March 31, 2018 PASSENGER groups have urged ScotRail to keep its latest promise…

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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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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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Righting wrong signals: learning from London’s Waterloo Station

By Ross Davies, Railway Technology; December 4, 2017 Hell hath no fury like a stranded commuter. Mark Carne, chairman of…

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Reality Check: When is a train on time?

From BBC News Asia; November 22, 2017 A Japanese railway company made headlines after it apologised for sending a train…

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UK: Network Rail launches commercial asset sale

A press release from Network Rail; November 17, 2017: Network Rail has today announced the sale of its commercial property…

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The ghost trains of northern England that refuse to die

By Godfrey Holmes, Independent; November 1, 2017 Some folk arrive at a railway station crestfallen to find their train’s been…

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