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TfL Launches Accessibility Trial for New Bridging Device

TfL Launches Accessibility Trial for New Bridging Device

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a trial of a new bridging device, a ramp specifically designed for step-free stations.

Consultation Launched over Revised West Midlands Rail Investment Strategy

Consultation Launched over Revised West Midlands Rail Investment ...

The West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE) has revised its strategy on how to grow and develop the region’s rail network over the next 30 years.

DfT Places Avanti West Coast on Short-Term Contract

DfT Places Avanti West Coast on Short-Term Contract

The DfT and FirstGroup have agreed on a short-term contract extension for Avanti West Coast, which will last until the end of March 2023.

Amtrak Aims for Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2045

Amtrak Aims for Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2045

Amtrak has announced a pledge to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its entire network by 2045.

Adina Vălean: The Commission Cannot Create a Second Golden Age for Rail All by Itself

Adina Vălean: The Commission Cannot Create a Second Golden Age fo...

The EU Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, addressed the rail industry, operators and policy makers at InnoTrans 2022.

TfL Confirms Funding Agreement with UK Government

TfL Confirms Funding Agreement with UK Government

Transport for London (TfL) has reached a funding agreement with the UK government to support its transport network until March 2024. 

UK: Network Rails Begins Legal Consultation with Trade Unions Regarding Maintenance Reforms

UK: Network Rails Begins Legal Consultation with Trade Unions Reg...

Network Rail has formally begun the legal consultation process with the necessary trade unions regarding its planned maintenance reforms.

UK: Record-Breaking Heatwave Leads to Launch of Resilience Taskforce

UK: Record-Breaking Heatwave Leads to Launch of Resilience Taskfo...

Off the back of Europe’s latest record-breaking heatwave, Network Rail has commissioned a new resilience taskforce.

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