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May 18, 2018 1:11 PM Delays at York station after person hit by train in Northallerton

THERE are delays on the railway line between York and Darlington after a person was hit by a train at Northallerton. British Transport Police confirmed that they were called at about 12.25pm and the person died at the scene of the incident. A spokesman said the next of kin will be informed and the death is not believed to be suspicious. Virgin Trains 10

May 17, 2018 8:54 AM Wetherspoons given its own rail franchise

Despite the renationalisation of Virgin and Stagecoach services, ministers feel the popular pub chain will soon get the hang of running a huge transport system. Transport minister Chris Grayling said: “Yes, Wetherspoons has no actual experience of trains, but when you look at how cheap a round is you realise these guys know a thing or two. “They may not know how to drive 7

May 17, 2018 4:19 AM Japanese train departs 25 seconds early

A Japanese rail company has apologised after a train left a station 25 seconds early, the second such case in months. The operator said the "great inconvenience we placed upon our customers was truly inexcusable". If the details are anything to go by, customers are faced with slipping standards: a train last November left 20 seconds early while this time it was a full 25 seconds 8

May 12, 2018 4:48 PM Sheppey trains cancelled because of bridge fault

Trains on and off Sheppey were cancelled this afternoon after a fault on the Kingsferry Bridge. It wrote on Twitter: "The fault with the bridge at Swale has been resolved and train services will resume again shortly on the Sheerness line." Trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea had been suspended "until further notice" and temporary replacement 21

May 11, 2018 4:23 PM Digital railways are the future of the network

Yesterday they launched the Digital Railway Strategy, committing to ensuring all new trains and signalling are digital or digital ready from 2019. The first digitally controlled intercity railway with be North Transpennine’s route — Manchester to York. Five million pounds have been set aside for Network Rail to develop the proposals as part of a £3 billion 8

May 8, 2018 10:48 AM You shouldn’t be getting trains if you haven’t done the research, say operators

RAIL operators have told passengers to stop using trains if they are too lazy to spend a few hours researching ticket prices. The train companies have responded to criticism of ‘confusing’ fares by hitting out at lazy passengers who are unwilling to make the necessary effort. A spokesman for the Rail Delivery Group said: “If you want to make a train 40

April 30, 2018 2:47 PM Flooding stops trains between Maidstone West and Maidstone Barracks

Trains have stopped running and roads have been affected by fallen trees after flooding. Rail services are cancelled between Maidstone West and Maidstone Barracks stations. Southeastern rail has closed between the two destinations for safety reasons, meaning a full service between Paddock Wood and Strood is not running. The operator is in the process 33

April 20, 2018 12:57 AM Berlin set for mass evacuation as WW2 bomb is defused

A large-scale evacuation is to take place in Berlin on Friday morning to allow experts to defuse a World War Two bomb. Buildings will be cleared from 09:00 (07:00 GMT) in an 800m (2,625ft) radius from the construction site where the bomb was discovered. The zone includes government ministries, a hospital and the city's central railway station 27

April 19, 2018 5:04 AM MP's fury over cancelled and delayed trains at Bolton station

A BOLTON MP has slammed rail bosses for a string of cancelled and delayed services. Sir David Crausby said it was wrong that passengers should be “squashed into a toilet with two other people”. It follows major disruption on Northern services from Bolton station on Tuesday, with some trains cancelled and others left delayed or with reduced numbers of carriages 7

April 10, 2018 12:01 PM Birmingham power cut: City centre crippled by blackout

POWER supplies across Birmingham city centre have been cut leaving shoppers and rail commuters baffled. A blackout has been confirmed inside Birmingham’s Bull Ring, Grand Central Station and surrounding areas in the city - with window cleaners left dangling above The Cube on a crane. Western Issued the following update: “Roughly 9,600 customers lost power 24