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A Subway carriage that has carried millions of passengers will be going on display ahead of a new fleet of trains being introduced into service.
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Direct train services between Ayr and Glasgow have resumed nine months after a devastating fire at the former Station Hotel building.
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A number of trains have been cancelled between North Berwick and Edinburgh due to a lack of staff with two journeys not running this afternoon.
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Keswick added to railway journey planners so visitors can travel seamlessly across train and bus to the Lakes this summer. 
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Train expert David Spaven is among those who have highlighted the stark contrast between the quality of services in Britain and Germany, France and Belgium.
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MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill took the GWR Night Riviera from London Paddington to Penzance and produced a short film of his experience ... and he gives the service a rating out of five.
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Operators are hoping the plans will give rail travel in the UK a boost.

Network Rail is reminding those living, working and travelling through Anniesland Cross that lift towers are being installed at the railway station this weekend.
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A subway carriage from the 1980s has been moved into its new home at a Glasgow transport museum.
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John Beveridge, 71, has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to paddle steamer preservation and charity.
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A new rail link connecting Aberdeen to Fraserburgh via Peterhead would deliver a north east economic boom and reduce fatal accidents on one of Scotlands deadliest roads, a key study has found.
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The PS Waverley, marking its 50th anniversary of being saved for preservation, last month embarked on what will be its most extensive tour of the UK for 40 years.
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Colourful stained glass art work has gone back on public display at a North Tyneside Metro station after it was painstakingly restored to its former glory. The Beach and Shipyards art installation, which bookends the historic canopy at Monkseaton Metro station, has been carefully cleaned and repaired by stained glass experts. Cate Watkinson and Rita Griskonyte, who specialise in making stained glass, carried out the work at Sunderland's National Glass Centre.
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Bespoke Facilities Management workers at Hitachi Rail Doncaster will take strike action later this month.
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New report lays out the case for connecting Aberdeen to Fraserburgh via Peterhead.
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Get your hands on authentic nameplates from DRS locomotives. Each plate is in its original, as-removed condition. This is a sealed bid auction - highest bidder wins. You put down the maximum you're willing to pay for a nameplate and if yours is the highest you win and that's the price you pay. The deadline ...
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Music fans travelling to Hampden Park to see American rock band Foo Fighters are set to benefit from more services before and after the gig, ScotRail has announced.
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In a highly controversial move, part of Ayr Station Hotel a B-listed building has been demolished following a fire.
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The transport body which runs Glasgow's subway has not kept formal notes of suspensions until this year, The National can reveal ...
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Superfast internet access for travellers on Highland trains will be among the items discussed at a special event in Inverness later this month.
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Network Rail has been criticised for an alleged do-not-care attitude towards tackling a plant that can cause painful blisters.
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Campaigners believe many Aberdeenshire communities need to be reconnected with train links.
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Punctuality, reliability, and cost are key concerns for customers when choosing to travel by rail. But another consideration, and one often taken for granted, is cleanliness. It wouldn't be possible to kick back and enjoy a journey if you couldn't be certain of a particular level of hygiene and, to this end, a hidden army ...

Labour has said it will urgently consider stripping Avanti West Coast of its train operating contract if it wins the General Election.
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The much-anticipated Northumberland Line could be extended to more towns in the south east of the county, it has been claimed.
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A campaign group has launched a public petition calling on the Scottish Parliament to host a national debate to bolster safeguards for threatened listed buildings.
(Permalink) At risk Ayr Station Hotel Listed buildings

Passengers will be able to enjoy a new shuttle bus service linking Appleby Station and the town centre this summer. The Settle - Carlisle Railway Development Company is providing the free service, working with Appleby's Tourism Information Centre, local businesses and the Rotary Club, who will be running the minibus.
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Four CalMac ferries have been placed on the sidelines causing summer season disruption while the transport minister has been urged to take action over a customer survey that shows people have lost confidence in the lifeline service.
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It came as a result of a fault with barriers at the station's level crossing.
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A number of services were scrapped over the weekend due to "isolated issues".
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The problem with the electronic timetable boards at Edinburgh Waverley Station struck during peak hour.
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Scotrail ticket offices in Fife were closed 150 times in four months this year, according to figures given to councillors.
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Rail users were left frustrated this morning after a ScotRail train from Prestonpans to Edinburgh was overcrowded once more, despite an additional service being added to alleviate the problem.
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A Class 60 diesel locomotive is to be converted to a modern form of steam power as a potential alternative to electrification for zero-emission heavy freight operations.
(Permalink) Arup Class 60 Eversholt Rail Freightliner Steam Steamology

Rail services from Ayr will return next week after safety work on a fire-damaged station hotel.
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Rail Freight Group (RFG) has unveiled its 'Delivered by Rail Freight' manifesto, a new cross-industry campaign emphasising rail's critical role in transporting essential goods throughout Great Britain.
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Rail bosses have apologised to a Fife community after pouring gravel over a long-standing meadow and putting giant orange containers on it - without telling them.
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The Press and Journal has compared journeys of a similar length to find out where is cheaper.
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Howard Johnston studies party statements and photo opportunities to assess what the next government might really do for rail.
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Bus and rail divisions both make 'continued progress', while pension liabilities reduce
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CalMac has cancelled a number of its sailings between Gourock and Dunoon for the duration of this month.
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CalMac crew members rushed to the rescue after a passenger fell into the Firth of Clyde as the Arran ferry approached Ardrossan.
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South Ayrshire Council has confirmed that it is on target to finish safety works at the former Station Hotel in Ayr on Monday, June 17.
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Some rail services will return to Ayr station next week following the completion of safety works at the fire-damaged former Ayr Station Hotel. 
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A train carriage has been transformed into an interactive art installation to champion positive mental health at Hamilton Central station. 
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A train carriage which has been transformed into an interactive art installation has been unveiled at Hamilton Central station as part of a community project to champion positive mental health.
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New figures, released by On Time Trains, have ranked every station in the UK.
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The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published the statistics for freight rail usage and ...
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Taylor Swift fans travelling from Fife to her eagerly-awaited concert in Edinburgh have been left stranded after a power cut hit train services.

USA: The Federal Railroad Administration has produced three reports into the safety and performance of trains more than 7500ft (2286m) in length.

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