Rail passengers see major service boost with new £40 million Stevenage station platform
[Re-issued with photographs] The Department for Transport has issued the following press release about the completion of a new platform at Stevenage station ]:
Passengers to benefit from a £40 million investment in Stevenage train station.
- dedicated fifth platform and track at Stevenage station will enable more frequent and reliable services
- £40 million project, delivered over a year
Govia Thameslink Railway worker helps save lives as 999 NHS ambulance crew volunteer
In his day job, Lee Southgate drives Great Northern trains for Govia Thameslink Railway as a shunter. But in his own time, he has been volunteering as an emergency ambulance crew member working alongside frontline paramedics.
Govia Thameslink Railway's Great Sock Appeal collects over 4,000 socks
More than 4,170 pairs of socks were donated at stations across the Govia Thameslink Railway network on Thursday 5th December, to support six key homeless shelters across the route.
Sock collections took place at train stations across the network, as selected homeless charities and Govia Thameslink Railway – the UK’s largest rail network – joined forces to give those sleeping rough a new pair of
Railway colleagues raise over £13,000 for youth charity
Railway colleagues have smashed their fundraising target for a youth charity after a series of events, including a team taking part in a 90-mile cycle ride.
Stevenage colleagues showcase baking prowess for youth charity
Stevenage colleagues have raised £830 for a worthwhile cause by following in the footsteps of Mary Berry.
Special farewell for Stevenage grandmother who spent nearly 30 years working on railway
A grandmother was given a special farewell at Stevenage station as she retired following a railway career spanning nearly 30 years.
More services for Hitchin and Stevenage commuters confirmed following consultation
Commuters from Hitchin and Stevenage will have 50% more fast trains to King’s Cross by the end of 2018 and new services across central London stopping at Farringdon (for Crossrail and Heathrow), and London Bridge (for Canary Wharf).
Prince's Trust youths offered jobs with Great Northern
Five young people from Cambridge, St Neots, Stevenage, Potters Bar and Hertford North, hoping to get a foothold on the employment ladder, have been given a job by Great Northern after graduating from a scheme the rail company runs with the Prince of Wales' charity, The Prince's Trust.