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Chiltern Railways - Articles and news items

Chiltern Railways announces ticket free travel pilot

Rail industry news / 19 January 2017 /

Chiltern Railways has announced it is partnering with SilverRail Technologies in the development and pilot for ticket free travel.

New Oxford to London rail link opens

Rail industry news / 26 October 2015 /

A new Oxford to London rail link has opened thanks to a £320 million investment by franchise operator Chiltern Railways and Network Rail.

Leamington Spa to Banbury line opens three weeks ahead of schedule

Rail industry news / 13 March 2015 /

The railway line between Leamington Spa and Banbury, which was closed due a 350,000 tonne landslip, has reopened three weeks early.

Chiltern commuters celebrate as brand new trains pull in

Rail industry news / 9 June 2011 /

Chiltern Railways has today introduced brand new trains into passenger service, the first new commuter trains on the line for 20 years…

Atkins signs design contract as Chiltern Railways creates new main line

Rail industry news / 22 June 2010 /

Atkins, the engineering design consultancy, is to undertake the detailed design of the Chiltern Railways upgrade.

Important Aylesbury depot work contributes to high-performance and passenger satisfaction

Issue 3 2009, Past issues / 15 May 2009 /

How the train maintenance team at Aylesbury Depot play a vital part in helping Chiltern Railways achieve one of the highest PPM scores among UK rail companies.