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GB Railfreight loco gets new livery for NHS heroes

GB Railfreight, together with its industry partner Porterbrook, has unveiled a specially repainted freight locomotive in the blue and white colours of...

Freight line to Drax Power Station fully reopened

Network Rail has been working since February both to repair a major freight route and to keep supplies going into Drax power...

Tyne and Wear Metro joins Clap for Carers

Tyne and Wear Metro’s depot workers paid a touching tribute to the NHS during ‘Clap for Carers’, held at 20:00 on Thursday...

Another three Network Rail stations go blue for the NHS

Three key Network Rail stations have turned blue to show their support for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Signaller training school opened in just four weeks

Network Rail recently appealed for retired signallers, or those who have moved to other careers in the railway industry, to volunteer to...

GWR donates catering supplies to worthy causes

With fewer trains running due to coronavirus, and even fewer passengers taking the train, train operator GWR has donated almost £10,000 worth...

£46 million upgrade of line to Southend Victoria completed

Network Rail has completed the installation of a new overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line in a £46 million...

Translink releases two large Trainbows onto the Northern Ireland network

Northern Ireland’s Translink has given two trains very special makeovers in support of the #ChaseTheRainbow movement sweeping the nation.

New freight route brings vital cargo from Spain

Transfesa Logistics, the DB Cargo partner in Spain (owned 70.29% by Deutsche Bahn Iberica Holding and 20.35% by Spanish state operator Renfe),...

QTS Group helps NHS with eye and face protection

QTS Group, the national rail infrastructure maintenance firm, is helping NHS workers stay safe during the Coronavirus outbreak. Together...

Bombardier to restart train production and heavy maintenance in UK

Bombardier Transportation UK ‘paused’ rolling stock production at its Derby site, heavy maintenance at Ilford and component refurbishment and overhaul at Crewe...

Former trainee is new director at Nexus

Stuart Clarke has secured the role of Metro Infrastructure Director at Nexus - a role which will see him head up all...

Season ticket holders need clarity

While rail travel has been cut back to key workers only, and everyone else is working from home, where does that leave...

Railway depot becomes bottling plant

Southern Railway has turned one of its depots into a hand sanitiser bottling plant to meet the needs...

LNER Sandwiches go to those fighting hunger

In a move to continue support its suppliers and communities during the Coronavirus outbreak, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is supplying fresh sandwiches, that...

New agreement ensures continuity of GWR services until 2023

Train operator First Group has signed a new direct award agreement with the Department for Transport (DfT) to continue operating Great Western Railway (GWR)...

Hull Trains suspends all further services

Hull Trains became the first train operator to be a victim of the Coronavirus epidemic as it suspended all services from the end...