After suspending services on 30 March 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic causing a drastic drop in passenger numbers, Grand Central has announced the extension of the suspension.
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Every year around the world, billions of people travel by rail. But as passenger numbers continue to grow, and the expectations of passengers continue to be more demanding, the pressure on rail organisations to deliver high-quality passenger journeys increases.
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To reflect the huge?growth in demand for?contactless?payments, Northern Ireland's public transport operator, Translink, has enhanced its?app, smartcard and contactless offerings.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s response to the recent 'Building Up & Moving Out' report which highlights the critical role rail will continue to play in the development of Australia’s cities and freight networks.
Independent watchdog Transport Focus is calling for reassurances for passengers as 62 per cent say they wouldn’t feel comfortable using public transport unless social distancing is in place.
The redevelopment will include updating New Delhi station's art architecture, facilities and public amenities in order to provide superior services to rail passengers.
As Londoners continue to stay home in order to save lives, a drastic fall in passengers has lead Transport for London to furlough staff in order to stay financially stable.
The new WhatsApp service will allow TfW Rail Services customers to contact the social media team to enquire about a range of information, including live travel updates.
The Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Federal Railroad Administration's CRISI Program will provide $311.8 million to eligible rail projects that will work to improve transport safety.
Govia Thameslink Railway has re-branded three of its trains in new livery to pay homage to the 200,000 NHS and key workers that travel on its network each week.
The open letter from the UK Rail Minister to the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) addresses recent incidents at UK rail stations where individual passengers were apparently refused accessibility assistance.
Network Rail's new traffic figures have revealed that passenger footfall has fallen across some of London's busiest stations by approximately 93 per cent on weekdays, rising to 96 per cent during weekends.
OpenSpace's real-time passenger movement system can be adapted to monitor passengers and ensure that COVID-19 social distancing guidance is being adhered to.
Siemens Mobility's 3D printed attachments offer a hygienic way of opening train doors, with an elbow or lower arm, in order to limit the spread of germs or viruses, like COVID-19.
Following the theft of hundreds of metres of railway signalling cable, vital journeys for key workers and freight across the UK have been jeopardised.
OneRail's new COVID-19 landing page aims to share information from its members about how they are managing during this global crisis.