Train Station

Vision king: the challenge is to make a station pub a destination pub

Railway pubs: on the right side of the tracks

By Claire Churchard

Station pubs are changing. Network Rail is encouraging operators to develop destination pubs that draw people in. We look at what this evolution means for publicans thinking about opening up next to the tracks.

Forerunner: Euston Tap

New cider house for London

The team behind well-known London pub the Euston Tap at Euston station, which specialises in unusual and niche beers, are to open a dedicated cider pub opposite.

Father’s Study pub concept

Father’s Study pub concept

By MA Reporter

Bloomsbury Leisure Group, the company led by Jonathan Dalton, is to launch a new pub concept called Father’s Study, later this year in London, which it hopes eventually to expand up to eight sites.

On your bike: Sports Bar set for expansion

Sports Bar on track for third venue

By Gemma McKenna

Sports Bar & Grill is set to open its third site next to London's Liverpool Street station this summer, with more sites on track to open at the...

Smoke ban loophole exploited

Smoke ban loophole exploited

Commuters at Fishguard railway station in Pembrokeshire are being allowed to flout the smoke ban for health and safety reasons. Station managers say...

Bands back

Bands back

pub in fight for survival A Derby pub famous for helping to launch bands such as Snow Patrol, Kasabian and Coldplay could be bulldozed under council...

Reefer madness!

Reefer madness!

It is funny, slightly ironic and a little sad, that my most memorable culinary experience connected with a railway station is powdered vegetable...