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First Capital Connect - Articles and news items

Construction starts on new station building

Rail industry news / 9 November 2010 /

Construction on West Hampstead Thameslink’s new station building is now fully under way with work set to be complete in just over 12 months.

Rail minister sees Thameslink progress at St Albans and Blackfriars

Rail industry news / 25 August 2010 /

Rail minister Theresa Villiers visited St Albans station on Tuesday to mark the completion of platform extensions…

Crime reduction commitment from First Capital Connect

Issue 4 2008, Past issues / 1 August 2008 /

With First Capital Connect’s new CCTV control centre now in operation, Tony Holland, Crime Prevention Manager, outlines how it will help them further increase security and reduce crime on the Network.

Setting rolling stock technical and safety standards

Issue 4 2008, Past issues / 1 August 2008 /

Fire safety and risk assessment of rolling stock is an important aspect of our industry. To gauge an understanding of what requirements are involved and to assess what the future holds, we put four questions to the train operating company First Capital Connect, and to the notified body and railway engineering consultancy Lloyd’s Register Verification Limited.