Railway News Archive (2019)

This archive contains all rail news articles previously published at DPSimulation in 2019.

March 2019

  • 01st March - New Edinburgh Waverley platforms enter service
  • 01st March - NJ Transit run extra trains for Belmar St. St Patrick's Day Parade
  • 01st March - London Waterloo toilets free to use from today
  • 04th March - RMT accuse rail companies of fare fiddling
  • 04th March - New Class 710 not ready for Gospel Oak to Barking line
  • 04th March - ScotRail adds more seats for final home six nations fixture
  • 04th March - Greater Anglia warns against malicious use of emergency alarm
  • 05th March - Stechford multi-million pound overhaul due to begin
  • 05th March - GWR introduce hundreds of cheap train tickets
  • 07th March - RMT slam Springburn depot decision
  • 07th March - Construction starts at new BNSF logistics center
  • 11th March - Network Rail urges passengers to plan ahead this Easter
  • 12th March - Delay Repay 15 coming to Great Western Railway in April
  • 15th March - Freightliner strike action averted as RMT claims victory
  • 15th March - 2,000 more seats for Thameslink commuters
  • 15th March - Caledonian Sleeper - Old meets new
  • 15th March - Class 365 fleet ready to depart from ScotRail
  • 15th March - LNER Azuma trains ready for launch
  • 15th March - DRS Charity Open Day 2019
  • 18th March - Caledonian Sleeper to host Highland Adventure Fest preview
  • 19th March - Work to begin on Prudhoe platform extension
  • 19th March - Vivarail launches Class 230 fast charge system
  • 20th March - Greater Anglia to run charity railtour
  • 20th March - GBRF unveil 50007 and 50049 in new livery
  • 21st March - FirstGroup announce procurement of Hitachi AT300 trains
  • 26th March - Final Hull Trains Class 802 arrives in Europe

February 2019

January 2019

  • 07th January - Greater Anglia issue night-time level crossing warning
  • 07th January - Alstom and Eversholt Rail unveil hydrogen train design
  • 08th January - Porterbrook to supply Rail Operations Group with with bi-mode FLEX trains
  • 08th January - Thameslink reinstates 12 night services
  • 09th January - Horden station receives planning permission
  • 10th January - Alstom delivers final Coradia to Sk√•netrafiken
  • 10th January - Bombardier to supply passenger cars to NJ Transit
  • 10th January - GWR January sale now on
  • 21st January - GWR present nameplate to Stroud
  • 22nd January - West Midlands Railway clamps down on ticketless travel
  • 23rd January - Heathrow Express fleet to be fitted with ETCS
  • 24th January - Work to start on Corby platform extension
  • 24th January - Freightliner to invest in new Ipswich facility
  • 25th January - 46th day of Northern strike action to go ahead