UK: The Department for Transport, Network Rail and the Office for Rail and Road have developed a Better Value Rail toolkit.
FirstGroup has signed two National Rail Contracts for TransPennine Express and South Western Railway, which will commence in May 2021.
One week after the cancellation of the new South Eastern franchise, DfT has awarded First Trenitalia with the West Coast Partnership.
First-Trenitalia are awarded the West Coast Partnership. The operator will take over services on the West Coast Main Line in December 2019.
DfT produces guidelines for Network Rail to manage lineside vegetation while continuing to ensure the safety of passengers and services.
UK: Rail Minister Andrew Jones has reaffirmed the government's commitment to zero-emission technology for greener rail journeys.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 28: Alstom supplies final 'Jazz' train, traction systems for 222 metro cars and delivers training.