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Network Rail “making a good start” to CP6, says ORR annual assessment

Rail regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its 2019-20 annual assessment of Network Rail and has found that...

Network Rail receives DfT funding to improve Peckham Rye station

Network Rail has received £1 million from the Department for Transport to develop designs for Peckham Rye station, to make it more...

GB Railfreight contracts DB Cargo to maintain its Class 60 maintenance

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a new three-year deal with fellow rail freight company DB Cargo UK for them to undertake the...

Midland main line electrification gathers pace

Work continues on the £1.5 billion upgrade of the Midland main line to improve journeys for all those using the route.

Joe Brooks joins rail team at MPI

Technical recruitment specialist MPI has appointed Joe Brooks as business development manager for the rail team. Joe joined MPI...

Porterbrook names Sir Adrian Montague as its new chairman

Rail asset management company Porterbrook has announced that former Railtrack deputy chairman Sir Adrian Montague has joined it as chairman of the...

New report examines future design of local stations

A report commissioned by Network Rail which looked into the future of railway station design has been published by Design Council. ThinkStation...

Unipart Rail wins First of a Kind competition for its new zero-emissions Trac Rail Transposer

One of the winners of the Department for Transport’s 2020 First of a Kind (FOAK) competition has been announced as being Unipart...

Contract signed for three year restoration of Bristol Temple Meads

Bristol Temple Meads station is set to be brought back to its former glory as a huge restoration programme gets underway this summer.  

Passenger confidence will be key factor in future transport planning

Research undertaken by transport planning consultant Systra suggests that train travel could be very different in a post-Covid world.

Avanti West Coast joins Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme

Avanti West Coast is the latest train operator to partner with the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme. This allows customers with hidden disabilities...

HS2 reveals list of bidders for Curzon Street station

HS2 has revealed the names of the construction firms in the running to build Birmingham Curzon Street station – which will be...

Network Rail promotes inspirational women on International Women in Engineering Day

New research, conducted by Savanta ComRes for Network Rail, has highlighted a lack of female role models within Science, Technology, Engineering and...

Avanti West Coast elects Lizzie Power to be its first ever employee director

Train operator Avanti West Coast has elected its first employee director, who will take on the role of representing colleagues in the...

Hitachi Rails commences order for East Coast Trains

Five new Hitachi Class 803 trains for East Coast Trains has begun at Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory. These...

Wabtec to make 450 redundant in Doncaster

Wabtec, the international supplier of critical components, locomotives, services, signalling and logistics systems and services to the global rail industry, has announced...

Claire Martin joins Keolis as executive director

Keolis has recruited Claire Martin to be its new executive director of the group's industrial department and a member of the group's...

Keltbray to make 300 redundancies

In an announcement by CEO Darren James, specialist engineering and construction services company has revealed that it is looking to make 300...