railways

Virgin Trains £25m Startup Fund Looks To Improve Train Travel

Entrants are tasked with improving the passenger journey and increasing digital engagement

5 years ago

British Rail Companies Plan Iris Scan And Fingerprint Biometric Ticketing

Biometric technologies could be used to speed up ticketing and help boost rail network capacity

5 years ago

Government’s Free Train Wi-Fi Project Has ‘No Mandatory Cybersecurity Guidelines’

FoI request shows train operators that apply for £50m free wi-fi fund will be left to their own devices when…

5 years ago

Virgin Trains Beam App Offers On-Board Wi-Fi Entertainment

Passengers on East Coast and West Coast main lines can access content on their devices with Virgin Trains beam app…

5 years ago

Rail Passengers Would Accept Fare Increase For Better Mobile Coverage

Department for Transport report claims business travellers and commuters would pay up for a fifth more if they could get…

6 years ago

Free Wi-Fi Available On Half Of All South West Trains

South West Trains expands free Wi-Fi to cover even more services from the capital to south west England

6 years ago

Will Railway Mobile Coverage Affect Your Christmas Getaway?

BLOG: Mobile coverage can make journeys seem a lot quicker, but can new data show if it will affect your…

6 years ago

Government Pledges £50m For Train Wi-Fi From 2017

Government invites four operators to apply for funding and will make train Wi-Fi a condition of any future franchise bid

7 years ago

Northern Rail Offers Free Wi-Fi Thanks To Government Funding

Commuters in Leeds and Bradford to benefit from Super Connected Cities funding

7 years ago

Government To Build Free Superfast Wi-Fi Network For Commuter Trains

The government could use money raised by Network Rail fines to create a trackside Wi-Fi network for the UK's busiest…

7 years ago

Virgin Trains And St Pancras Boost UK Rail Wi-Fi Network

Passengers travelling on Virgin Trains will soon benefit from superfast Wi-Fi, while St Pancras will offer services to Eurostar passengers

7 years ago

Network Rail Awards £30m Traffic Management Contracts

First traffic management contracts are awarded, with Network Rail set to replace less efficient and more expensive signal boxes

8 years ago

NFC Smartphones Could Pay London Tube, Bus And Rail Fares

TfL and operators reportedly hold talks about letting passengers use their NFC smartphones to pay for their travel

8 years ago

Virgin Media Extends Tube Wi-Fi To Ten More Stations

Tube Wi-Fi is now available in 131 London Underground stations

8 years ago

EE 4G Coverage Comes To Major UK Airports, Railways And Roads

EE 4G coverage comes to more towns and to Britain's transport infrastructure

8 years ago