The government has announced that First Great Western Ltd will continue to operate trains between London Paddington and the south west until September 2015.
First Group's First Great Western (FGW) company has reached agreement with the government to continue running the franchise to operate trains between London Paddington, the Cotswolds, south Wales and the south west.
Local Labour figures have welcomed the commitment given by the Shadow Transport Secretary to include wifi on trains if Labour wins the 2015 General Election.
Shadow Transport Secretary, Maria Eagle MP, visited Plymouth in July and discussed the importance of wifi on trains with local Labour figures. Plymouth Labour had stated that securing a commitment for free wifi on trains in the...
Residents in West Devon are being asked for their views on proposals to reopen the railway between Tavistock and Bere Alston. Devon County Council wants to reinstate the section of railway, which closed in the 1960s, to help minimise the impact of traffic resulting from planned development to the south and south-west of Tavistock, including 750 new homes.