Steam line link

Author: railwatch - Published Mon 12 of Feb, 2001 15:51 GMT - (4192 Reads)
Trains may soon be able to run through to London from the North Norfolk preserved steam railway.

Car of the Year

Author: railwatch - Published Fri 09 of Feb, 2001 11:22 GMT - (4091 Reads)
A car which uses both battery and petrol for power has been named Car of the Year by the Environmental Transport Association.

Wensleydale hopes high

Author: railwatch - Published Thu 08 of Feb, 2001 16:39 GMT - (4794 Reads)
The recent share offer by Wensleydale Railway plc has been so well received by investors that the directors have resolved to keep it open until fully subscribed.

Long-distance link-up

Author: railwatch - Published Mon 05 of Feb, 2001 23:51 GMT - (4566 Reads)
One of Britain's biggest rail user groups is calling for 13 miles of track to be brought back into passenger use to provide a new 120-mile long-distance train service.

New cross-London rail tunnel

Author: railwatch - Published Sun 04 of Feb, 2001 23:59 GMT - (4242 Reads)
A new tunnel could be built under London to link Victoria to King’s Cross or Liverpool Street if GNER is successful in its bid to take over the South West Trains franchise from Stagecoach.

Safety before profit demonstration

Author: railwatch - Published Sun 04 of Feb, 2001 23:52 GMT - (4601 Reads)
Railway staff in over 50 countries are planning a day of action to remind politicians, railway chiefs and the public of the importance of keeping railways safe and accessible.

Rail Future

Author: rdsnews - Published Tue 28 of Nov, 2000 05:03 GMT - (5542 Reads)
In a major announcement, the Railway Development Society has adopted a new public name and a new image - clean, fresh and bold.

Green locomotives

Author: ray - Published Thu 01 of Jan, 1998 01:00 GMT - (5648 Reads)
New green-friendly shunting locomtives are being built in Canada to reduce polluting emissions and offset the effects of global warming.