Is London Underground right to scrap ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in favour of making announcements gender-neutral?
RICHARD CLINNICK finds out how Bombardier’s bid for New Tube for London will bring global experience to a very British institution…
RICHARD CLINNICK finds out what’s under the aluminium skin of Bombardier’s new Crossrail trains
RICHARD CLINNICK finds out how Bombardier’s next generation of trains will reduce maintenance costs
Britain’s railways are benefiting from one of the biggest rolling stock investment programmes ever seen. RICHARD CLINNICK looks at the latest order books
A guided tour of Network Rail's new Mobile Maintenance Trains, which aims to make essential maintenance work cheaper, more efficient and safer for track gangs
Vivarail’s project to convert former London Underground D-Stock trains into diesel electric multiple units (RAIL 771, 773) is dividing public opinion
With a major revamp and new trains in the pipeline, Caledonian Sleeper is redefining overnight rail travel
The first Siemens trains for Thameslink will start testing on the Brighton Main Line. What has been done to prepare some of Britain’s busiest tracks?
PAUL PRENTICE goes behind the scenes at Bounds Green depot to help vinyl a Virgin Trains East Coast Class 91
RICHARD CLINNICK visits Siemens’ Krefeld factory to witness the manufacture and testing of the Class 700s bound for Thameslink commuter trains in the UK
STEFANIE BROWNE charts the progress of the Gatwick Express service since its inception 30 years ago
InnoTrans might have been full of shiny new trains, but not much of what was on show was relevant to the UK, right? Wrong, argues TONY STREETER
Armed with his ‘awkward luggage’ and a notepad, CHRIS GILSON (6ft 5in) rides between Hull and Manchester in the latest of RAIL’s exclusive train tests.
RICHARD CLINNICK discusses progress on the £6 billion Thameslink scheme with FCC's JONATHAN BRIDGEWOOD