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International Railway Summit 2015 conference programme announced

Jan 28, 2015 08:00 GMT International Railway Summit 2015 ​International Railway Journal and IRITS Events are delighted to announce the conference programme for International Railway Summit 2015, which takes place from 18-20 February 2015.

More fare dodgers targeted by London Midland

Jan 28, 2015 07:00 GMT London Midland ​A further 120 fare dodgers have been reprimanded following an exercise on the Cross City Line at Longbridge and Northfield on Tuesday (27 January). London Midland is working with the British Transport Police on a new approach to both fare dodging and customer service.

Unlimited Off-peak travel from £15 this February

Jan 26, 2015 09:25 GMT London Midland Off-peak travel from £15 ​Just in time for half-term more fantastic fares are up for grabs this February through London Midland’s Great Escape getaway. There are 100,000 Great Escape tickets available for travel from 7 February to 1 March, but you need to be quick as they’ll soon get snapped up. Download your special voucher from Monday 2 February at www.londonmidland.com/greatescape,

London Midland services between Birmingham and Liverpool Lime Street

Jan 23, 2015 16:23 GMT London Midland London Midland can confirm that train services between Birmingham and Liverpool Lime Street are starting to operate from 16.00. This follows confirmation from Network Rail that repair work to the overhead power lines between Wolverhampton and Stafford is complete.

Banedanmark onboard International Railway Summit 2015

Jan 23, 2015 13:00 GMT International Railway Summit 2015 ​International Railway Journal and IRITS Events Ltd are proud to announce the participation of Banedanmark, the publicly owned infrastructure manager responsible for most of the Danish railway network, at International Railway Summit 2015. The summit takes place from 18-20 February 2015 in Barcelona.

Hitachi Rail Europe celebrates topping out at new Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre

Jan 23, 2015 12:00 GMT Hitachi Rail Europe Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today celebrated the completion of the external building envelope at its Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre currently under construction in South Gloucestershire, near Bristol. The brand-new facility will support and maintain the Class 800/801 trains the company is delivering through Agility Trains for the DfT Intercity Express Programme (IEP).

​No direct London Midland service between Birmingham and Liverpool

Jan 23, 2015 06:21 GMT London Midland Unfortunately it has been confirmed overnight that overhead lines between Wolverhampton and Stafford are currently down. We are therefore unable to run direct London Midland services both ways between Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street for the remainder of the day.

Indanet to take part in International Railway Summit 2015

Jan 21, 2015 08:00 GMT International Railway Summit 2015 ​International Railway Journal and IRITS Events Ltd are delighted to announce the participation of Indanet GmbH, provider of IP-based onboard Passenger Information & Security Systems, at International Railway Summit 2015. The summit takes place from 18-20 February 2015 in Barcelona.

Talgo to take part in International Railway Summit 2015

Jan 16, 2015 13:00 GMT International Railway Summit 2015 International Railway Journal and IRITS Events Ltd are proud to welcome Spanish manufacturer of intercity, standard, and high speed passenger trains Patentes Talgo to International Railway Summit 2015. The summit takes place from 18-20 February 2015 in Barcelona.

Casablanca Transport to participate in International Railway Summit 2015

Jan 12, 2015 08:00 GMT International Railway Summit 2015 International Railway Journal and IRITS Events Ltd are delighted to welcome Casa Transport, the company in charge of building a comprehensive and sustainable transport network in Casablanca, Morocco, to International Railway Summit 2015. The summit takes place from 18-20 February 2015 in Barcelona.