Topic: Great British Railways

Mother and pre-school son on train

Britain’s changing pattern of rail travel

When Great British Railways eventually succeeds Network Rail as the infrastructure and management agency for the UK network, it will inherit a much-changed railway. In terms of passenger usage, and the reasons customers give for...Read more
|6 comments|author: Simon Walton
Aventra electric multiple unit at Alstom factory in Derby

UK train factories at risk of closure

With manufacturing jobs threatened and train factories at risk of closure, there have been calls for the UK government to make immediate decisions on the building and upgrading of rolling stock. Leading the chorus has...Read more
|5 comments|author: Simon Walton

Planning for Great British Railways begins

The UK regulator, the Office of Rail and Road, has launched the process for determining the funding needed for Britain’s rail network between 2024-2029. Critical decisions affecting freight and passenger capacity depend on the forecasting....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Leeds railway station, source: Network Rail

Major UK railway reforms announced

Great British Railways – that is the new name and new structure for the entire industry in the UK. The sweeping reforms were announced on 20 May by the UK government. A white paper –...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton