Celebrations have been held to mark the 40th anniversary of the High Speed Train. The trains were first introduced on the lines between Paddington, Reading, Newbury and Bristol.
When they were introduced they brought a new generation of faster travel all over the country.
The event was organised by Great Western Railway and attended by locomotives from all over the country.
And enthusiasts certainly didn't want to miss the event with 5,000 attending. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse joined them.
He spoke to Great Western Railway spokesman Dan Panes, Sir Kenneth Grange who designed the train and Andy Mellors, Great Western Railway Engineering Director.
The campaign to bring high speed rail to the South East coast is gaining pace, as councils get set to publish a report on the potential economic benefits.
The specialist research investigates the possible financial impact of extending the HS1 'Javelin' service from Ashford to Hastings.
The UK's only Green MP is calling for a second train line between Brighton and London. Caroline Lucas says the existing line is overcrowded and under too much strain. Opening up the Lewes to Uckfield route again could be one option - a proposal which has huge support. Charlotte Wilkins reports.
A revolutionary new train which can replace old train tracks, five times faster than before, is being used on the Basingstoke to Salisbury line. The improvements should provide commuters with a more reliable service.
A double decker bridge has hit a bridge in Portchester. Network Rail are on site assessing damage to the structure. If you have pictures of the incident, email firstname.lastname@example.org
A teenager has been given an eight-month detention and training order after an assault with a glass bottle left a train driver bleeding and in need of stitches.
A 17-year-old youth from Croydon appeared at Croydon Youth Court on Thursday, 15 November, where he was sentenced after pleading guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) at an earlier hearing.
The incident, in which a train driver was struck on the head from behind with a glass beer bottle, took place at 5.12am of Saturday, 23 June at Guildford rail station.
The Managing Director of Southeastern has been talking to Our Transport Correspondent on the day the Olympic Javelin service is launched.
The high-speed Javelin train service serving the Olympic Park got off to an inauspicious start when the first official train departed five minutes late today.
The Southeastern train company had designated the 7.04am from St Pancras station in London to the Park in Stratford as the beginning of the service. But the 140mph Japanese-built train did not leave Stratford until 7.09am.