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    Stagecarriage

    (Yes, carriage not coach!) Thought I’d open a discussion on this company as they seem to be succeeding in the Teesside area, introducing hourly buses to the Stillington/Carlton villages from Stockton in absence of the Leven Valley buses that unfortunately went bust a few years ago. They’ve...
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    Azuma in Scottish Borders?

    Hi All, Not sure if I am correct but I saw a train from a distance passing Ayton, in the Scottish Borders. It looked to me as if it was an Azuma train, and passed just before the usual sheduled service not long after - possibly between 1/2. Can anyone confirm the movement at all? It was...
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    Eaglescliffe Station Ticket Office saved!

    Post on Facebook from the Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen. What are your thoughts?
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    Currys/PC World onboard EMT!

    From http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a446154/currys-pc-world-launch-gadget-gift-trolley-on-trains.html Personally, I think it's quite a clever tactic from Curry's, particularly when times are hard... What do you think?
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    James Cook University Hospital Station

    From: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-19602212
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    [NEW] Tees Metro

    From BBC News http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-18191156 Railway station for Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital A railway station is to be built at a Middlesbrough hospital as part of a regional £7.2m investment project. The £2.1m station at James Cook University...
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    York to Huddersfield

    Hi all, Just wondered if there was anything cheaper than £17.20 return from York to Huddersfield for tomorrow, Tuesday 14th feb. I arrive in to York around 10.15, so anytime after that, and will be departing Huddersfield around 16.00. Currently don't have a railcard. Thanks!
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    Tom Clift to leave GC

    From Hartlepool Mail: http://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/news/business/shake_up_at_the_top_for_train_company_1_4212409 A TRAIN company has undergone a shake-up of its management team. Arriva UK Trains is changing its leadership team at its Grand Central Railway business with Richard McClean...
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    Sponsor me for Sport Relief!

    Hey all, I'll be doing the Sainsbury's 1-Mile Sport Relief in Hartlepool this year, so any kind of donation would be greatly appreciated - im hoping to smash last year's fundraising of £75 - but to start with I've set my target as £50! Anything helps, even pennies! It would mean a lot -...
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    TeesTrains

    Well, i've never heard of these before! http://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/news/local/rail_plans_still_on_track_1_4092466 Published on Monday 26 December 2011 16:37 BOSSES at a company with ambitious proposals to bring new rail services to Hartlepool and east Durham say plans are still on...
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    DTV (Teesside) Airport up for sale!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-16178852 Durham Tees Valley Airport has been put up for sale. Peel Airports Limited has announced it is to sell its majority shareholding that it holds in the airport, based in County Durham. It said the airport "no longer fits within the...
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    Grand Central: Mirfield

    From Sunday 11 December, Grand Central Railway will be running direct rail connections between Mirfield and London. With tickets from as little as £19 when you book in advance, there's even more reason to try Grand Central. Three trains per day will leave Mirfield for London Kings Cross, with a...
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    Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated by London police

    Passengers have been evacuated from Oxford Circus Tube station in central London because of an emergency, British Transport Police has said. Several police vans have been parked outside the station, at the junction of Oxford Street and Regent Street. Police said they would be issuing...
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    Blackpool Trams Restore

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-16031069 Inmates at a prison in Lancashire are to work with tram enthusiasts to refurbish two heritage Blackpool trams. Blackpool Corporation Transport bought 20 of the trams in 1937, which ran to Fleetwood until 2005. The two trams, which...
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    Network Rail: Cable thieves?

    Unknown as to whether this has been posted, i tried some keywords but couldn't find it on this site. Apologies if wrong! Source: http://www.railnews.co.uk/news/general/2011/11/09-network-rail-insiders-blamed-for.html SOME Network Rail staff and contractors are cable thieves, according to a...
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    XC WiFi: An Answer!

    Saw on their Facebook they've came to a deal! Someone asked the question regarding when WiFi would be delivered, and they received; 'CrossCountry Trains Hello Dean. Delighted to tell you we signed the contract today! The HSTs should be fitted out early next year and the Voyager fitment...
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    Grand Central: 2,660MPH Train

    Received this email today: Dear David Experience the fastest rail travel ever with Grand Central's 2,660 mph train - travel from Sunderland to London and London to Bradford from the driver's point of view, in under 6 minutes each way! If you’d like to give Grand Central a go...
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    Hornby Devon Flyer Train Set

    Heyy again! Selling a Devon Flyer Hornby Model this time, never opened! Won on a competition a few weeks ago, so starting bids pretty low at £25.00. Never been opened, brand new in box. eBay Link...
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    Transpennine Express Industrial Action

    Don't know if this has been posted, but their Facebook has been updated with: "We are disappointed that our driver colleagues represented by ASLEF have voted in favour of industrial action. They have informed us that they intend to strike from 00:01 to 23:59 on Wed 24 August and 00:01 to...
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    £17m to help East Coast get back on time!

    Quite honestly don't know if this has been covered, but here you go! FROM: http://www.railnews.co.uk/news/general/2011/07/13-17m-to-help-east-coast.html NETWORK RAIL'S East Coast director Richard Lungmuss has revealed that an extra £17 million is being invested in the route, after a...

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