The Government’s £1 billion investment in railways

Recently, the UK government’s commitment to spend £1 billion replacing outdated signalling systems has been praised by other rail leaders across the country. This is because the government will be using this money with the intention of spending on digital upgrades on the East Coast Main Line. Overall, the department for transport estimates that due […]

Opening Date for the Elizabeth Line

Did you know that Transport for London has recently confirmed that the Elizabeth line will open on Tuesday 24th May 2022?This will be really beneficial because the Elizabeth line will transform travel across London and the South East by greatly improving transport links, significantly reducing journey times, providing additional capacity, and transforming accessibility with spacious […]

Network rails’ £2 million investment to tackle graffiti on the railway

Network rails’ aim for this investment is to push a heavy focus on removing graffiti throughout the railways in the UK. The 2 million pound funding has been issued across Network Rail’s routes and will rectify the rail’s infrastructure which has been vandalized in hotspot areas. The Network Rail chief executive, Andrew Haines said: “We […]

Benefits Of Rail On The Environment

I think it’s safe to say that railway transport is by far one of the most environmentally-friendly ways to travel around the world. Studies show that the greenhouse effect of gas emissions per kilometer on railway transport is 80% less than cars.  Additionally, in some countries, less than 3% of their transport gas emissions comes […]