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Crossrail in legal wrangle over Heathrow stop

A legal row between the developers of London’s £15 billion Crossrail underground railway project and the operators of Heathrow Airport could result in trains not stopping at the nation’s busiest airport. Currently, Heathrow Express trains run on 5 miles of […]

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Passengers unhappy with Britain’s train service, survey

More than half of Britain's rail companies have been rated poor in customer satisfaction, according to an annual survey carried out by Which? magazine. According to the annual survey


Virgin accuses Network Rail of breach of contract

Virgin Rail, the train-operating arm of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin group of companies, is demanding that Network Rail, the authority that is responsible for the UK's rail network,


Network Rail falls short on punctuality

Network Rail, the authority responsible for the operation of the UK's rail network, missed all of its punctuality targets for the last 12 months in England and Wales,


Passenger implications for latest stage of London Bridge station redevelopment

Passengers using London Bridge station will experience changes from later this month due to the first major stage of redevelopment work. Southern services that use platforms 8 to 16


Cash-strapped Britain flocks to first class rail travel

The UK might be continuing to walk a tightrope of recession, and each day the news reports the latest privations and cutbacks that are being imposed on the


Network Rail to Support Crossrail 2 Project

Crossrail 2, a new cross-London railway project, has received support from Network Rail, the company that operates the railway network in the UK. The new Crossrail 2 line is


East Coast Trains Announces Low Fares between London and Edinburgh

East Coast Trains, a UK based train service, has announced a low fare for Scottish Executive class tickets between Edinburgh and London. The new fares will cost £99 return,


East Midlands Trains Installs Mobile Phone Signal Boosters

East Midlands Trains, a UK-based train service, has begun offering improved mobile phone connectivity on trains to London. The company, which had previously entered into a partnership with Vodafone


New Rail Link Connects European Travellers to Costa Brava in Spain

UK travellers and golf enthusiasts keen to improve their game at one of the best golf courses in Spain, will now be able to reach the golfing destinations