Hull Trains, the long distance train operating company, is celebrating 18 years since the first ever train departed from Hull, bound for London. Hull Trains is the UK’s smallest train operator and was born on the 25th September 2000. It served just over 80,000 people in its first year, providing East Yorkshire with a link […]
This film profiles Progress Rail’s manufacturing sites in Sandiacre and Beeston, Nottinghamshire. We see how fabricated switches and crossings are machined, welded and assembled — and how modular layouts are revolutionizing this process.
We’ve visited plenty of preserved railways and ridden in many timeless steam trains on our travels, usually as part of our annual holiday, but not this year. So to keep Mike happy Belinda allowed him an outing to the Watercress Line – the heritage Mid Hants Railway. It runs from Alresford to Alton along a […]
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Rail travel is the safest mode of transport in Britain. Making it safe, efficient and reliable is one of our jobs. This is the story of how we control trains — the block system, signalling and the different technologies used to control the network. For more information on signalling https://www.networkrail.co.uk/running… For all our national news, […]
This guide provides a summary of the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (ROGS)…
Telford Steam Railway is delighted to announce its attendance to this year’s Guildex Exhibition at The Telford International Centre. The exhibition will run from the 1st and 2nd of September 2018. This is the premier event for every model railway enthusiast. The event will feature modellers from across the globe who model in 7mm o scale! The show […]
Steve Yianni, Director of Engineering, introduces this series of films and describes our commitment to supporting engineering education — within our own workforce and beyond.
RMT has announced that it is launching a campaign to stop London Overground ticket offices from closing. A total of 51 offices are up for closure after Arriva Rail London and Transport for London launched a consultation into the closures. The union will be leafleting stations with campaign postcards on the 3rd October 2018 as […]
Our response report to the Which? super-complaint recommends a package of measures to deliver results for consumers…
A spectacular model railway from the BRM archives. BRM prides itself on giving readers Britain’s best model railways, easy-to-follow expert modelling advice and the latest product news and reviews. To find out what’s inside each issue, together with what extra digital features can be found, simply read the content description. Enjoy…
It is vital in an environment like the railway that communications are understood quickly and completely. So a strict protocol must be used. This is called safety critical communication. This is how it works.
This is our annual rail consumer report showing how the rail industry is delivering for passengers…
That time in the year has come once again, The Best of British Steam Trains 2017, featuring 96 minutes worth of steam locomotives hard at work on the mainline and various heritage railways A massive thank you to all my subscribers and viewers for tuning in during 2017 and another massive thanks to those i’ve […]
‘The Exchanges’ Autumn Steam Gala 2018 Story by Andrew P.M. Wright Swanage Railway official photographer & press officer A classic 1930s express steam locomotive that hauled express trains between London and Glasgow – and headed the Royal Train on two occasions – is to make its first visit to the Isle of Purbeck when it […]
This report sets out how we consider HS1 Limited has performed and the regulatory work that has been done during the previous year…
The Severn Valley Railway has announced that steam locomotive 70000 Britannia will be hauling passenger trains this weekend. 70000 Britannia will be hauling trains between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster and joins 43106, 50035 and 7714 on the locomotive roster. The ‘Britannia’ locomotive will be hauling trains under BS3, which is the 11:10 and 15:25 departures from […]
Christmas only comes once a year, and the Ruislip Lido Railway will be running Santa Specials once again for the 2018 season. Santa Specials will be running on Sunday 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 22nd December 2018 Trains will be running regularly from 11:20 am until 5 pm. Ideally, you should allow between 1.5 and 2 hours for […]
West Midlands Railway has announced that plans for three new railway stations in Birmingham have been unveiled. The plans come as the reopening of the Camp Hill Line to passenger trains takes another step forward. Under the new proposals, stations will be opened at Moseley, Kings Heath, and Hazelwell. The Camp Hill Line will tempt […]
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