UK rail

HS2 Ltd signs research agreement with UK universities

The research agreement will allow HS2 to draw on key UK centers of academic excellence to help generate new knowledge across a wide range of disciplines. As part of its innovation agenda, on May 14, 2021, HS2 Ltd signed a groundbreaking agreement with leading UK university infrastructure research centers that …

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Can railways accelerate economic recovery after Covid-19?

The impacts of Covid-19 have been very damaging to the British rail industry, which has seen a drop in ridership, a reduction in services and a slowdown in subscription purchases, which has had major economic consequences. Passenger train travel started to decline from the beginning of March last year and …

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West Midlands Trains Seeks New Hires To Join Equal Stakeholder Group

West Midlands Trains, operator of the West Midlands Railway and the London Northwestern Railway, is looking to recruit members to join its Stakeholder Equality Group (SEG). The Stakeholder Equality Group plays a crucial role in making a difference to its passengers, with particular emphasis on accessibility The Stakeholder Equality Group …

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The Waterloo station terminal gets a facelift

The Waterloo station terminal gets a facelift AECOM clever intervention breathes new life into the architecture of London’s iconic Waterloo station terminal in Grimshaw The old international terminal at Waterloo Station in London has undergone a major overhaul by AECOM Architects. After a year of evaporation from rail transport induced …

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What’s new at Mid-Norfolk Railway in Dereham?

From new trains and paintings to user-friendly compartments, the Mid Norfolk Railway will look almost unrecognizable when passengers return for the grand reopening next month. The heritage railway announced plans to reopen on June 23, subject to government restrictions. MNR will hold a grand opening ceremony on June 26-27 which …

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