UK railway news round-up

TransPennine Express has awarded the Esk Valley Community Rail Partnership and not-for-profit bus operator Moorsbus a £29 000 grant.

RSSB has published its Standardisation of Coupling Arrangements report which recommends that trains travelling at speeds under 250 km/h should use couplers compatible with the Scharfenberg Type 12 and Voith 136 design. RSSB said there is currently only a 50% chance that the nearest locomotive to a broken-down train has ...

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