A scheme to compensate rail passengers for disruption following the May timetable change in northern England has been extended to include regular travellers who did not hold season tickets.
Reliability on ScotRail trains over April to June was the worst it had been for over two decades, new figures showed, with problems linked to the weather having soared by almost 350%.
Workers at two rail companies are to stage fresh strikes in the long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains.
Workers on South Western Railway are to stage a fresh strike in the long running dispute over the role of guards on trains.
Chris Grayling claims it is “not straightforward” to overrule rail industry leaders, after an investigation into the May timetable disruption found “nobody took charge”.
The “most significant” review of Britain’s railways since privatisation has been launched. Here is all you need to know about the timetable fiasco and what the sweeping review will cover:
A major review of Britain’s railways has been launched as an investigation into what caused the May timetable disruption found “nobody took charge”.
Punctuality on Britain’s railways has reached a 12-year low amid chaos caused by severe weather and new timetables, figures show.
The new boss of Network Rail was warned he was taking on “one of the worst jobs in Britain”, he has revealed.
Rail passengers have struggled for too long with a confusing ticketing system and poor service, consumer campaign group Which? says.
Moves to cut pay rises for railway workers could spark national strikes in the industry, a union leader has warned.
Rail workers at two companies are said to be solidly supporting a fresh strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
Rail services will be hit again on Saturday because of more industrial action in the long-running guards’ dispute, causing fresh travel disruption for passengers.
Plans to refurbish several train stations across Tayside – including improvements to waiting rooms and toilets – have been announced by ScotRail.
A tractor has caused major disruption to rail services after blocking tracks and damaging overhead wires.
Rail travellers are being warned of major delays on some routes until Friday evening after a tractor damaged the line near Fitzwilliam in West Yorkshire.
Barricades have been put in place at Broughty Ferry rail station as a safety measure, Network Rail has said.
Passengers could be priced out of travelling on Scotland’s railways when peak fares increase 3.2% next year, Scottish Labour have warned.
Rail fares are increasing twice as fast as wages, according to a new study ahead of passengers being hit by an expected 3.5% hike in the cost of travelling by train.
Campaigners, trade unions and politicians have criticised the anticipated 3.5% rise in commuters’ train fares next year.