Stewart Thorpe

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Royal Military Police to join BTP on patrol

Officers from the Royal Military Police (RMP) will join BTP on patrol at Liverpool Street and Waterloo stations as part of a...

New head of apprenticeships at Network Rail

Network Rail has hired its first dedicated head of apprenticeships.  Newstarter Richard Turner joins from Virgin Trains where he...

Andrew Haines’ 100-day review: “The need for radical change is clear”

Chief executive Andrew Haines has concluded there is a "need for radical change" at Network Rail after completing his 100-day review.

Major rail merger hits the buffers but another is set to reach its destination

After 16 months of toil, the fate of the planned European rail giant Siemens Alstom was revealed on February 6.

Stagecoach receives five-month extension for East Midlands franchise

With weeks to go until it was set to expire, the Department for Transport has extended Stagecoach's operation of the East Midlands...

Community rail partner for Isle of Purbeck

Purbeck Community Rail Partnership (CRP) has employed a part-time community rail partnership officer (CRPO) thanks to funding from South Western Railway (SWR)....

RMT suspends Northern strike action after “major breakthrough”

Union RMT has suspended its ongoing programme of strike action at Northern over the retention and the role of the guard on...

First track laid for Westside tram extension

Light rail minister Jesse Norman was joined by regional transport chiefs to see the Midland Metro Alliance lay the first track for...