CAF The construction company is to build a new factory at the Celtic Business Park in Newport (Mon).It will be capable of building tramcars, suburban or inter-city trains and high-speed trains.GLASGOW AREA The station cat at Hyndland station went missing on 18 December 2017 and a large number of regular passengers searched the surrounding streets.
MIDLAND METRO The increased penalty fare for fare dodgers is increased to £70 compared with the present £10 and is intended to encourage all travellers to pay their fare.
DOCKLANDS Custom House station was reopened on 8 January 2018 after a closure lasting nearly eleven months to allow engineering work for the new Elizabeth Line.
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON Tf L is considering the sale and lease back of some of its Underground rolling stock in order to raise capital for the purchase of new stock for the Piccadilly Line by 2023.
SALFORDS A footbridge is being built across the four-track Brighton main line near Salfords to replace a footpath crossing giving access to Salfords Primary School.
The railway has around 700 services per day, most moving at 90 mph, and the foot crossing has been deemed to be a major potential danger spot since the children may not be able to judge the speed of approaching trains.