Topic: Hull Trains

Three quarter shot from platform level of Hitachi Class 800 EMU at King's Cross

FirstGroup make Sheffield and London open access bid

Aberdeen-headquartered transport multinational FirstGroup has applied to run a new London to Sheffield rail service. The private sector transport operator has submitted the first phase of an application for a new open-access rail service between...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK open-access operators coming back to life

Britain’s non-franchised railway companies were on the verge of extinction for four months. Now the situation has changed for the better. While Hull Trains is just returning on tracks, Grand Central is adding new connections....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
LNER Azuma bi-mode train, source: LNER

Bi-mode trains become more popular in UK

More and more Britain’s railway operators are including bi-mode electro-diesel trains into their fleets. Only this year three companies entered service this type of rolling stock on their routes. The fourth one is getting closer...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko