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Stations - Articles and news items

Stevenage station prepares for new Azuma trains

Uncategorised / 15 March 2017 /

Platforms one, two, three and four at Stevenage station are being extended to allow all carriages of Virgin’s new Azuma trains to fit into the station.

How stations can add value for people and cities

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 6 March 2017 /

Project management consultancy company Atkins reveals findings of a new report which looks at how a station and its design can add value for people and cities.

Transport digitalisation and its impact on railway station innovations

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 21 February 2017 /

Transport Systems Catapult discusses how stations will play an important role in the digital railway revolution and highlights a project that aims to accelerate the adoption of new technologies.

Ilford station to receive major overhaul as part of Crossrail programme

Rail industry news / 18 January 2017 /

Ilford station will undergo a major overhaul as part of the Crossrail programme following the station design go-ahead by Redbridge Council.

Waterloo continues to top list of Britain’s busiest stations

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.

Ilford station to undergo major transformation as part of Crossrail project

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.

Train crashes into Hoboken station New Jersey

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.

RSSB launches app to reduce risk on station platforms

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.

Virtual reality technology helping railway station redevelopment

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.

Passenger perceptions of personal security on railways increases

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.

Enthusiast photographs every railway station in Britain

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.

Improving station safety & reducing incidents on platforms

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…