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Drop in punctuality for Lincoln train service providers

Arriving late: The three main train service providers for Lincoln and Lincolnshire have seen a drop in their punctuality over the year, according t...

If you have a season ticket on your oyster card Map_icon

Very useful information, via Diamond Geezer: This guide shows you how to get a third off any single off-peak rail travel using your oystercard, if ...

Why I’m voting for Ken Map_icon

Every day through London, I take the train and the tube. I see almost everyone reading free papers – The Metro or the Evening Standard. And a...

Lincoln affected by East Midlands Trains strike

Service strike: A number of routes in the county will be affected by a train drivers' strike.

Hamstead and Great Barr Station

Hamstead and Great Barr Station: Old photos, on the ‘Warwickshire Railways’ website.

The Transporter table at Swindon Works Map_icon

August 1, 1948 The transporter table at Swindon Works. GWR locomotive 7016 'Chester Castle' is delivered to the outside world and a life ...

Cameo - King George V steams home Map_icon

July 1, 1983 Join Swindon's most famous product as she steams home from Paddington in 1983 Nick Lehrer 1 min 28 secs

Have your say on Staffordshire rail upgrade

Network Rail is inviting people in Stone to have their say on plans to upgrade the railway in and around Staffordshire to deliver a more reliable n...

A Southside Rant: “I’m sorry to announce that the 8:08…”

<p>It’s ok. It will all be better in the end. The evening and weekend closures on the line are, ultimately, worthwhile – for we wil...

Uppermill Parking Consultation Coming Up Soon

One of the signs in the museum car park giving details of the restrictions. The promised consultation on the parking restrictions in Uppermill will...

HS2 campaigners take their battle to the Labour conference

Campaigners fighting to stop a high speed rail line cutting through parts of Lichfield are set to lobby the Labour Party for support. The Stop HS2 ...

MP pleased HS2 will be debated in the House of Commons

An MP has welcomed the news that Parliament will discuss HS2 after a date was confirmed for a debate on the issue. Campaigners had feared that the ...

Parliament to debate HS2 after petition gathers 100,000 signatures

Campaigners battling to prevent a high speed rail line are celebrating after it was confirmed that Parliament will debate the issue. The decision t...

Lincoln train station scoops revamp award

Winning: Lincoln Central Station's improvement efforts went noticed with a special award from East Midlands Trains.

Information post to tell the story of Hammerwich Railway Station

The former Hammerwich Railway Station has been remembered on a new information post. Members of the South Staffs Rail Group funded the new post aft...

Met the managers Map_icon

I went to meet the managers. A nice bloke from National Rail wrote down my problem with the sliding door on a piece of paper, and said he’d t...

Get the sliding door reopened Map_icon

I’m using the excellent new FixMyTransport to persuade Southeastern to get SouthEastern to re-open the sliding blue door! Who wouldn’t ...

Police warn youngsters to stay off railway lines around Lichfield

Police are warning Lichfield youngsters to stay off the tracks as they step up patrols around railway lines. The school holidays often see an incre...

Lichfield passengers urged to help identify man in Birmingham New Street assault probe

Police investigating a suspected sexual assualt at Birmingham New Street railway station are hoping Lichfield passengers can help identify a man th...

Train disruption

Train services between Uckfield and London are being disrupted due to a burst water main in the South Croydon area.

Appeal For Train Users To Share Experiences

A train passes the site of the old Diggle Station on the Huddersfield Line. Members of the recently-formed Stalybridge Huddersfield Rail Users Grou...

HS2 campaign group launches consultation hotline

A campaign group fighting plans for high-speed rail has introduced a telephone hotline ahead of the deadline for a Government consultation into the...

SouthEastern trains enthuse about the wonderful steps Map_icon

Following on from yesterday’s nonsense, there’s another PR inflected piece of tosh here: Network Rail Blackheath Station becomes access...

Live customer information for city station

Better alerts: Lincoln Central Station will be benefiting for live information screens inside the station.

‘Sceptical’ Lichfield MP contributes to HS2 consultation

Lichfield’s MP has added his voice to the consultation on high speed rail – and urged fellow city residents to follow suit. The Departm...

HS2 campaigners hit back at ‘privileged’ claims

Campaigners fighting against plans for a high speed railway that will cut through parts of Lichfield and the surrounding area have hit back at crit...

Campaigners urge Lichfield residents to take part in HS2 consultation

Action groups fighting the proposed high-speed rail link between London and Lichfield are urging local residents to take part in the consultation p...

HS2 4 S-o-T?

HS2 HS2 (High Speed 2) has been quietly rattling around since 2009 but is actually one of the most revolutionary transport policies of 21st Century...

Lichfield MP insists HS2 debate is reaching a “crucial” stage

Lichfield’s MP has warned that the battle surrounding plans for a high speed rail line through the region is reaching a “crucial”...

Opinion: Going off the rails: rail investment priorities

We were invited to a friend’s party in London. With over a month’s notice, I expected to be able to get a reasonably cheap train fare. We neede...

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