A £600 million rail investment proves the Government is “getting on” with the Northern Powerhouse, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said.
A £600 million boost to northern England’s rail network has been announced alongside the establishment of an organisation to accelerate transport investment in the region.
Rail services across Britain will be ramped up from Sunday as demand for public transport is expected to grow due to lockdown restrictions easing.
Urgent reform of rail fares is needed in response to changing travel patterns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a watchdog has claimed.
Passengers will be warned about busy trains to encourage them to travel at quieter times from Friday.
ScotRail is to move full steam ahead for a multi-million-pound revamp of Aberdeen train station.
Train companies are urging people to avoid non-essential travel after recording an increase in journey planning of nearly a quarter this week.
A train operator is to ban passengers from travelling without a reservation to allow it to enforce social distancing.
Rail passengers are being warned they may be prevented from boarding intercity trains without a reservation as part of social distancing measures.
Transport Scotland is being urged to approve work to make a north-east station more accessible.
A consultation event looking at potential improvements to a north-east train station takes place next week.
The service runs an Aberdeen to London route.
Passengers travelling to Aberdeen by train are experiencing delays and cancellations due to a fault.
Months of bus replacement misery for rail passengers in the north-east has finally ended.
Months of bus replacement misery for rail passengers in the north-east is set to end.
Train passengers were faced with delays after a signalling fault near Aberdeen.
A rail operator has successfully completed the first phase of signalling upgrades.
The age of steam returned to the north-east as a railway group welcomed its first locomotive for more than two decades.
The £200 million investment will only speed up journey times from Aberdeen to the central belt by two minutes.
Residents have been warned a good night’s sleep may not be on the cards as potentially noisy railway works get under way.
Season tickets from Inverurie to Aberdeen will cost £46 more, while tickets from Stonehaven will rise by £43
Rail passengers travelling to and from Aberdeen faced disruption following a lightning strike in the north of England.
Rail fares could plummet if train operators switch to green fuel, a senior Aberdeen councillor said today.
The rail industry has “failed the passengers it serves” following the implementation of a new timetable, the Transport Secretary said.
A construction company that has been appointed the contractor for a major north-east rail project has visited a primary school in an area impacted by the works.
Residents today hit out at railway works which they say are causing chaos in their community.
Rail improvement works are set to take place on a section of track later this month.
Bosses of a £55 billion rail project have apologised after a blunder meant residents in Aberdeen were warned to expect noisy work – taking place 500 miles away.
Buses will replace trains between two Aberdeen stations next month as work begins on a multi-million-pound upgrade.
A rail line closure will be put in place while a company delivers a series of bridge works over the Easter period as part of an ongoing North-east railway project.