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location: rail Jobs In Uk28th Jul

Costain-skanska Jv Secures 150m Crossrail Contract
Engineering solutions provider Costain Group, in joint venture with Skanska, has secured a £150m contract to construct the Crossrail Paddington Station. Construction will start in 2011.

The Crossrail Paddington Station contract award is part of the £14.8 billion Crossrail programme to create a new railway link between Maidenhead to the west of London and Abbey Wood and Shenfield to the East.

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location: rail Jobs In Uk28th Jul

Db Schenker Rail Needs Apprentices
DB Schenker Rail (UK) is seeking 13 management apprentices from across the UK to train to become operational and engineering rail freight leaders of the future.

Aligned to national priorities to encourage modal shift from road to rail, DB Schenker Rail’s growth plans in the UK will be delivered by the rail freight leaders trained through this apprenticeship scheme.

Successful applicants will be supplied...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk30th Dec

Buy New Trains Now To Ease Overcrowding, Say Bosses
TRANSPORT chiefs have urged the government to order new trains in a bid to ease overcrowding in Manchester.

They have written to Transport Secretary Lord Adonis urging him to buy more rolling stock in the wake of his announcement that the north west will be transformed into an electrified network.

Lord Adonis earlier told MPs he would ease rush-hour overcrowding with 15-year-old cast-offs from London’s...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk29th Dec

Liverpool Train Timetable Changes For Tomorrow
NORTHERN Rail has announced some changes to tomorrow’s timetable.

Most trains will run as normal on the Liverpool to Wigan line although the last trains will be between 6pm and 8pm.

Buses will replace trains on the Liverpool to Manchester Oxford Road route, via Earlestown and via Warrington, with the last services again between 6pm and 8pm.

Timetable: www.northernrail.org and www.national...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk29th Dec

High-speed Rail Link Could Have New Central London Terminus
A new rail terminus could be built in central London under plans submitted to ministers as part of the proposed high-speed rail connection to replace short-haul flights in the UK.

The station would cater for commuters travelling to the West Midlands on the 250mph trains that form part of the government's plan to get domestic air passengers a year to switch to the north-south rail line. If approved, the line aims to open...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk29th Dec

Merseyrail Services Disrupted By Broken Down Train
RAIL services between Wirral and Liverpool were severely hit yesterday afternoon when a technical fault on a train caused the entire city centre loop line to shut down for 90 minutes.

The New Brighton service arrived at James Street station at 1.30pm but was then unable to proceed any further because of the fault.

Rail passengers heading to and from the city had to use only James Street station after the train...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk29th Dec

Plan For New East Coast Trains Could Be Shelved
MINISTERS have looked into the cost of dumping plans for new East Coast trains and keeping the decades-old current fleet running beyond 2019.

The news comes after The Journal last month revealed that no contracts have yet been signed to build a £7.5bn fleet of new “Super Express” trains to run on the East Coast Main Line promised by the Government. Hopes have been raised that these trains could be assembled...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk26th Dec

Plans To Cut Railway Link From Motherwell Are Blasted
CONTROVERSIAL plans have emerged to remove the Motherwell stop from the east coast Edinburgh to London line.

The Office of Rail Regulation are expected to announce proposals next month which mean the high-speed train link between Scotland and London will now only stop and end at Edinburgh – no longer continuing to Motherwell and Glasgow stations.

The RMT union said it would mobilise an “all-out...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk26th Dec

Disruption To Blackpool Trains
BLACKPOOL rail users can expect to face disruption on the trains tomorrow – because of a shortage of conductors.

Train company Northern Rail will replace services between Blackpool and Manchester Victoria with buses.

The Blackpool to York service will still be in operation, meaning passengers will still have the choice to catch the train to Preston.

A normal timetable will be back running on...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk24th Dec

Virgin Trains Ticket Booking Staff Set To Strike
Virgin Trains ticket office staff are set to strike, it has been announced.

Transport Salaried Staffs' Association members will stage the walkouts at 14 mainline stations between London Euston and Glasgow in January.

The union's leader, Gerry Doherty, said his members were striking to defend their jobs and the booking windows service offered to passengers.

More than 200 Virgin booking office...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk24th Dec

Selby Rail Commuters Left Stranded After Power Failure At Thorpe Willoughby
COMMUTERS were left stranded at Selby train station after a power failure at the level crossing at Thorpe Willoughby.

Up to 100 travellers were left without transport as various train operators cancelled or diverted trains.

A spokesman for Hull Trains said its 8.12am service from Hull to Selby was diverted to Goole, but otherwise its trains were unaffected.

But Northern Rail had to start its 6.41am...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk24th Dec

Snow Delays Harrogate Rail Station Opening
The railway station in Harrogate was unable to open on time on Christmas Eve as the person with the building's keys was snowed in, Northern Rail said.

The chargeman, who is responsible for opening the station, lives in a rural area and was delayed by the weather.

A spare set of keys were sent from Leeds station, 15 miles away, to allow Harrogate to open its doors to Christmas travellers.

The station...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk23rd Dec

London Overground To Part-close For Three Months
Major engineering works will force the closure of a substantial chunk of the London Overground network in the New Year.

The North London Line section, between Gospel Oak and Stratford, will shut down from February 20th to June 1st 2010, so that engineers can get to business unperturbed by the need to fix up the track for the Monday - Friday rush. Despairing commuters can take some solace from the fact that part of the work...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk23rd Dec

Minister Supports Rail Upgrade On Capital Line
TRANSPORT Secretary Lord Adonis has revealed electrification of the Sheffield to London railway is "clearly going to happen" - but has not yet set a date.

He made the announcement at a conference organised by South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive in London, where politicians from towns and cities along the line gathered to press the case for the project.

They also called for bottlenecks to be...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk23rd Dec

Train Performance Remains Good During Autumn Period
Train punctuality and reliability over the autumn hit record levels this year with delays caused by infamous, ‘leaves on the line’, cut by 40%.

Network Rail today released the latest train performance results which saw 89.4% of trains arriving on time during November - the best on record - and combined with October’s record result of 90.2%, made 2009 the best autumn ever.

Robin Gisby, director...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk22nd Dec

Chiltern Railways Extend Christmas Services
EXTRA services are being put on by Chiltern Railways to make travelling at Christmas easier.

Trains are running later from Marylebone to Aylesbury via Amersham and High Wycombe until December 23.

Thomas Ableman, Marketing Director for Chiltern Railways said "We are delighted to be providing extra services for our passengers during the Christmas party season. Our passengers can enjoy some festive drinks with...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk22nd Dec

Train Delays In Hampshire Due To Frozen Rain
PASSENGERS are facing long delays throughout Hampshire as rare 'frozen rain' is causing chaos.

Many people have been delayed as train services are being cancelled and alternative arrangements made due to severe weather conditions.

A spokesman for Network Rail said rain coming down on the tracks, freezing and creating a layer of ice on impact has led to electrical problems with the trains, which normally...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk22nd Dec

Wensleydale Railway Launches Christmas Services
 A HERITAGE railway will run train services on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, bosses have announced.

The Wensleydale Railway, which runs from Leeming Bar to Redmire, in the Yorkshire Dales, will run also run trains every day in between the two holidays.

Railway chairwoman Ruth Annison said: "Although many rail companies do not run trains on December 26, our train crews will be working as usual to...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk21st Dec

New Sunday Services For Rail Line
Sunday services are to be introduced on the only Greater Manchester railway line currently without them.

From May, people living in the Atherton and Walkden areas will be able to use a new Northern Rail service between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria.

Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority (GMITA) agreed to fund the service at a meeting last week.

It will be reviewed at a later date to...
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location: rail Jobs In Uk21st Dec

Free Train Link Service Extended
A free train service set up to help flood-hit Cumbria will continue operating until May, the government has promised.

Transport minister Sadiq Khan has announced an extra £750,000 to secure the service which was set up as a vital link for residents in Workington.

Last month's flood waters devastated the area, destroying all the town's bridges, leaving residents cut off.

The free service...
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