Modern Railways

In-depth Railway News

Essential reading for professionals in the railway industry as well as individuals with a general interest in the state and developments of the British railway network.

Latest from Key Modern Railways

FIRST TFW CLASS 230 REACHES ITS FUTURE BASE

Rhodri Clark

THE FIRST Vivarail Class 230 unit arrived in Wrexham from Long...

Rhodri Clark

Major delays to Core Valley Lines transformation

Rhodri Clark

DELAYS TO the Core Valley Lines (CVL) modernisation are expected...

Rhodri Clark

Concern about ‘197’ interior spec

Rhodri Clark

RAIL PASSENGER groups have questioned the appropriateness of...

Rhodri Clark

CVL transfer to Welsh Government

Rhodri Clark

THE CORE Valley Lines (CVL) transferred from Network Rail...

Rhodri Clark
Feature Premium

CORE VALLEY LINES MODERNISATION

Rhodri Clark

The Core Valley Lines are transferring to the Welsh Government....

Rhodri Clark
Regular Premium

TfW Mk 4s makes North Wales debut

Rhodri Clark

MK 4 coaches ventured into Wales for the first time on 28 January,...

Rhodri Clark
Regular Premium

TfW SECURES NORTHERN PACERS

Rhodri Clark

TRANSPORT FOR Wales Rail Services has secured some of the Pacer...

Rhodri Clark
Regular Premium

TFW WILL PAY EXTRA FOR COMFORTABLE SEATS

Rhodri Clark

TRANSPORT FOR Wales has agreed to pay an additional £1.9 million...

Rhodri Clark

25KV REACHES CARDIFF

Rhodri Clark

BUT STILL PAN DOWN IN THE SEVERN TUNNEL THE FIRST main line...

Rhodri Clark
Regular Premium

ANGEL MOOTS HYBRID CLASS 175s

Rhodri Clark

BATTERIES PROPOSED FOR ‘GREENING’ OPERATION ANGEL TRAINS...

Rhodri Clark

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Golden Whistle Awards

Event Date:

The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

Sponsored by Tracsis

RVE 2021

Event Date:

RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

Golden Spanner Awards

Taking place online, United Kingdom

The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

Sponsored by Houghton International. In association with Porterbrook, Knorr Bremse and Eversholt

Rail in Wales and the West

Taking place online, United Kingdom

For its third year our Rail in Wales and the West conference returns to Bristol, at a convenient location just across the road from Temple Meads station. With the exciting plans in the new Wales and Borders franchise and continuing developments on the Western there is much to reflect on and look forward to.

Golden Whistle Awards

London, United Kingdom

The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

Sponsored by Tracsis

Rail in the Midlands

Birmingham – exact venue to be advised, United Kingdom

It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

RVE 2021

to

Derby, United Kingdom

RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.