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Go-Ahead lands Norwegian train operating contract

British public transport provider Go-Ahead Group has is to run train services in Norway after winning the country's first competitively tendered train operating contract.The company,...

Aberdeen reveal for Scotland’s HSTs

ScotRail’s first upgraded HST has been launched by managing director Alex Hynes with an inaugural journey between Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Named Inter7City - a reference...

Original George Stephenson notebook turns up in York

A records assistant at Network Rail's archive in York has stumbled across a notebook with George Stephenson's plans for the world's first locomotive-driven passenger...

New rail graduates join FirstGroup

FirstGroup has welcomed a new cohort of graduates across its UK operations, including South Western Railway (SWR) and TransPennine Express (TPE).Eighteen graduates have been...

Larkinson takes over as ORR’s interim CEO

John Larkinson has returned to head up the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) in an interim capacity following the departure of Joanna Whittington.Joanna is...

London business explains how city could pay for Crossrail 2

With London asked to foot half of the bill to deliver Crossrail 2, business advocacy group London First has come up with a plan...

DRS holds record-breaking open day

Direct Rail Services’ (DRS) Gresty Bridge depot in Crewe opened its doors last month for its annual open day. A record £37,351 was raised for...

Staff at risk from undiagnosed PTSD

RSSB is raising awareness about the risk of not properly treating railway staff who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While RSSB recognises a...