Underground trains for the Kyle of Lochalsh?
A proposal to convert part of Scotland’s scenic Kyle of Lochalsh line to LRT status – to enable road and rail vehicles to share the same right of way – has drawn a tepid response from Network Rail. Continue reading Underground trains for the Kyle of Lochalsh?
National Express sells c2c to Italian State Railway and quits rail franchising
National Express Group is to sell c2c, its last UK rail franchise, to Trenitalia, the passenger arm of Italian State Railway FS. An agreement in principle has been reached though the deal will need Department for Transport approval. Continue reading National Express sells c2c to Italian State Railway and quits rail franchising
From China by rail – first train heads for UK
The first direct UK bound train from China left Yiwu on January 1 and is scheduled to arrive at the Barking international rail freight terminal in London on January 18. Continue reading From China by rail – first train heads for UK