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LNER Appoints First Female Engineering Director

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is pleased to announce that Dr Linda Wain has been appointed to the role of Engineering Director. Dr Wain, who...

National Rail Contract awarded to Great Western Railway

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today awarded a National Rail Contract (NRC) to Great Western Railway (GWR) to continue operating the Great Western...

Kent & East Sussex Railway marks LGBT+ Pride month for the first time

For the month of June 2022 the Kent & East Sussex's ‘garter' crest on its website will be backed by the ‘pride progress' flag. K&ESR...

Talks continue in rail dispute

Responding to news of strike dates being announced by the RMT, Andrew Haines, Network Rail’s chief executive, said: “We continue to meet with our trades unions...

New Managing Director appointed for Lumo & Hull Trains

Martijn Gilbert has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Lumo & Hull Trains, a new role in which he will lead both...

Southern and Gatwick Express MD becomes permanent GTR Operations Chief

Managing Director of Southern and Gatwick Express Angie Doll has been appointed as Govia Thameslink Railway’s Chief Operating Officer, starting today (20 April). Angie joined...

New trains for Greater Anglia

The roll out of Greater Anglia’s new trains continues in 2022, with the first to enter passenger service this year going into operation on...

LNER named UK top employer for third year running

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is proud to be recognised as a Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employers Institute for the...

South Western Railway staff select new charity partners

South Western Railway (SWR) has announced new charity partners for the next two years. SWR staff were asked to nominate local charities across the...

EMR and Hitachi Rail supporting jobs in Ripley and Burton upon Trent

East Midlands Railways (EMR) and Hitachi Rail are supporting jobs in Burton upon Trent and Ripley after the awarding of contracts linked to manufacturing of...

Avanti West Coast becomes first train operator to be recognised for accessible website

Avanti West Coast website is awarded accreditation for being accessible to people with a range of disabilities.  Avanti West Coast becomes first train operator to...

New rail company promises greener, cheaper travel

A new, 100% electric rail service with low fares is to start running between London and Edinburgh in a bid to encourage greener and...

LNER inspires tomorrow’s talent

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is delivering record investment in supporting aspiration in communities up and down its route, with new projects set to...

Rail operator on the hunt for 250 new apprentices

The number of 2022 apprenticeships on offer at the companies will rise by 25% The number of apprenticeships on offer across rail firms Southern, Thameslink,...

Vital Human Resources secure £150m Network Rail contract

Vital Human Resources, part of the Morson Group, has been awarded a £150m contract to provide Network Rail labour covering a range of strategic...

Carrington West Awarded Share of £950m Frontline Labour Supply Deal by Network Rail

Carrington West are delighted to announce that after a rigorous tender process dating back to last year they have had confirmation that they are...

Transport for Wales delivers new Bow Street station

Transport for Wales is delighted to announce the opening of the new Bow Street station. The first train stopped at the station in Ceredigion, mid...

Approved WMCA Budget will fund schemes that can support economic recovery and help protect environment

A budget of more than £900m, including funding for infrastructure, regeneration and job training schemes that can support the region’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery and...