Stations - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 6 December 2016 /
According to figures released by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), London Waterloo remains Britain’s busiest station with almost 100 million journeys recorded in 2015/16.
Rail industry news / 17 October 2016 /
Proposals for a new station building in Ilford, east London, have been unveiled as part of improvements being delivered for Crossrail.
Rail industry news / 29 September 2016 /
A train has reportedly ploughed into Hoboken station in the U.S. during morning rush hour on 29 September 2016.
Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /
The RSSB have launched a new industry app designed to record station platform risk assessments on a mobile smart device.
Rail industry news / 2 September 2016 /
Network Rail is using virtual reality technology to redevelop Liverpool Lime Street station helping to save time, money and improve safety.
Rail industry news / 24 May 2016 /
A report by Transport Focus has revealed industrywide initiatives designed to increase passenger perceptions of personal security on railways has been successful.
Rail industry news / 10 May 2016 /
According to BBC News, rail enthusiast David Brewer has photographed a train in every railway station in Britain from Penzance in Cornwall to Thurso in Scotland.
Railway Extra / 11 February 2016 /
The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) speaks to European Railway Review about the launch of a new guide aimed at improving station safety and reducing platform-related accidents…
Rail industry news / 20 January 2016 /
A new interactive railway station usage map launched by Campaign for Better Transport has revealed massive growth in passenger numbers in many areas but large regional disparities elsewhere.
Rail industry news / 15 December 2015 /
Annual station usage data published by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) reveals London railway stations are the most heavily used in Britain.
Issue 4 2015 / 6 August 2015 /
After five years of engineering and building works, the finished product is now in sight at Birmingham New Street Station. In an article for European Railway Review, Chris Montgomery, Network Rail’s Project Director for the Birmingham New Street project, details what the new station will mean for its passengers, and the city as a whole…
Rail industry news / 10 February 2015 /
A new and innovative lighting system at one of the UK’s most well-known railway heritage sites is pushing Northern Rail’s pioneering approach to sustainability into the limelight. In an interview for European Railway Review, Euan Hilton, Utilities Contracts and Data Manager at Northern Rail, provides more information on how the operator has improved lighting at Rainhill station and thus increased customer and employee satisfaction…