Underused space at Ayrshire railway station converted in £525,000 training station

An under-used space at Saltcoats railway station has been converted into a £525,000 state-of-the-art fully accessible ‘training station’
UK

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BART Silicon Valley Phase 2 Project One Step Closer to Funding

USA
The six-mile extension—which includes three underground stations (28th Street/Little Portugal, Downtown San José, and Diridon), one at-grade station (Santa Clara), a maintenance facility, and five miles of subway tunnel—will extend BART service from the newly opened Berryessa Station in northeast San Jose through downtown San Jose into the city of Santa Clara (see map below).

Old Hertfordshire signal box being dismantled to make way for new longer trains

Railway History
A disused signal box at Hertford East railway station is being dismantled to make room for longer trains.

Greenbrier: Tekorius Taking the Throttle; 4Q21 ‘Strong, Balanced’

USA
Tekorius, a 26-year Greenbrier veteran and 2018 Railway Age “Women in Rail” honoree, assumes Greenbrier’s throttle on March 1, 2022.

Tyne and Wear Metro offers free travel for fun days out this Half Term

UK
Tyne and Wear Metro have joined forces with Shields Ferry to provide affordable family travel with free travel for children all day, every day this half term and beyond.

A project first will receive billions in federal funding

USA
The project is a 6-mile extension of the BART system from the Berryessa Transit Center into downtown San Jose and the city of Santa Clara, which will bring frequent and reliable rail service to more than 1.7 million residents in Santa Clara County.

RENFE aims to compete with Eurostar on Paris – London route

Europe
Spanish national rail operator RENFE is developing plans for a Paris – London train service which would compete with Eurostar and provide it with an alternative route into the French passenger market.

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