The UK Prime Minister has confirmed that HS2 will go ahead, with construction for Phase 1 from London to the West Midlands set to begin in April 2020.
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Following bad performance, the UK Transport Secretary has announced that West Midlands Railway will be required to invest ￡20 million to improve service.
The new depot will allow Northern to streamline its maintenance processes, subsequently improving UK rail performance and punctuality.
￡500 million has been pledged by the government to put historic rail lines back into operation, improving connectivity for communities across the country.
FOAK 2020 will search for participants to develop cutting-edge technology that can help make UK rail journeys faster, cleaner and greener.
The plan outlines Network Rail's recognition of the importance of small and medium enterprises and its intention to work closer with them.
A statement released by Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, has raised concerns over the financial viability of the Northern franchise operated by Arriva Rail North.
#StationsDay sees the Department for Transport and rail industry celebrating the work of young apprentices, volunteers and staff who keep the railways running.
The Isle of Wight's railway infrastructure is to be modernised and its old fleet of trains replaced with former London Underground rolling stock in a bid to improve capacity and accessibility.
More than ￡21,000 has been invested in life-saving defibrillators which can now be found at 21 stations across the Wales and Borders route.
There is a strong case for high-speed trains to directly connect the city centres of Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Leeds via the East Midlands Hub station at Toton, more than halving journey times and boosting the economy by at least ￡1.4 billion.
The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has launched a new campaign which asks the UK Government to be transparent in the amount of funding available to the rail industry over the coming years.
New changes have been announced by the UK's Department for Transport (DfT) that will give passengers simpler, cheaper fares thanks to an overhaul of the ticketing process.
Lack of accessibility causes poor experiences of train travel across the UK; with inadequate station infrastructure, difficulty finding a seat or the toilet, and lack of public understanding all cited as common problems.
UK government pledges investment in cleaner and greener transport has been welcomed by the industry as railways are leading the way in green technology.