Railway News Archive (2018)

This archive contains all rail news articles previously published at DPSimulation in 2018.

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

  • 01st October - New Caledonian Sleeper carriages delayed until Spring 2019
  • 01st October - Great Northern 717 carries first passengers
  • 04th October - Funding secured for South Wales Metro
  • 04th October - RMT reveals £16 million London Underground waste 
  • 04th October - Iowa Interstate Railroad orders new GE locomotives
  • 11th October - Texas Central Railway names Renfe as partner
  • 11th October - ScotRail Inter7City high-speed train ready for service
  • 12th October - RMT confirms three new strike dates on Northern
  • 12th October - Northern responds to new strike announcement
  • 12th October - £15m Doncaster to North Lincolnshire upgrade begins
  • 14th October - Transport for Wales rail franchise begins
  • 15th October - Electrification to Bristol Parkway moves closer
  • 15th October - Liverpool Lime Street project completed on time
  • 18th October - New plans for Leeds station revealed
  • 18th October - Virgin rollout bodycams to all frontline staff
  • 24th October - £11m Transpennine depot expansion begins
  • 26th October - 26-30 Railcard to go on full sale
  • 26th October - Great Northern adds Remembrance Sunday train
  • 26th October - LNER cancels December 'Azuma' launch
  • 26th October - Stirling-Dunblane-Alloa electrification to go live
  • 26th October - Hull Trains release statement on service disruption
  • 29th October - DB Cargo Class 60 locomotives for sale
  • 30th October - Reedham Junction remodelling moves forward
  • 30th October - Northern welcomes 100th refurbished train
  • 30th October - GTR to introduce 200 extra services
  • 30th October - Vivarail class 230 trains delayed
  • 31st October - GWR launch new Intercity Express jigsaw
  • 31st October - SWR offers free travel for armed forces on Remembrance Day
  • 31st October - ORR approves £35bn CP6 spending plans

September 2018