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A new beginning – Network Certification in a post-brexit UK

Malcolm Dobell sits down with Craig Young, NCB's Head of Business Development to see how NCB has flourished and its plans for the future.Network...

Young Rail Professionals – Opportunity and Progress

Newly re-elected chairman of Young Rail Professionals is determined for the YRP to reach a bigger and more diverse audience than ever before.I’m delighted...

KeolisAmey Metrolink strengthens commitment to employee safety

KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) has made it easier for its employees to speak up about health and safety concerns by becoming a member of CIRAS...

On track to be a chaplain:

Recently Helen Lewis joined Railway Mission as the Railway and British Transport Police Chaplain for South and Mid-Wales.  She joins the railway industry as...

Vannin Solutions: A New Name in Permanent Recruitment

Founded by Ian Thomas and Victoria Hesketh in late 2020, Vannin Solutions are permanent recruitment specialists for the UK Rail Industry. Based in Ormskirk,...

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...

How One Welsh-based Tour Operator Plans to Recover With ‘Home Soil Touring’

Porthmadog-based Ffestiniog Travel has said ITV's Home Sweet Home – Travels in My Own Land could well be the inspiration for Brits to book a holiday...

Rail Technician Signals Success

Specialist industry awarding body EAL has reached a major milestone  giving more than a thousand young people a gateway to a rewarding career - providing...

Winter is staying : travel warning as icicles cleared from railway tunnels

Game of Thrones may have coined the phrase ‘winter is coming’, but winter is staying in the North West as railway workers battle to...

Planned track works mean more trains on time on the Great Eastern Main Line

Track renewals and overhead line maintenance works will take place between Norwich and Ipswich later this month (February) to improve reliability on the Great...

New West Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy lays out fast-track to regional recovery

The development of HS2 in the West Midlands will turbocharge the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as it brings forward 175,000 new jobs...

Transport for Wales launches new Apprenticeship Academy

Transport for Wales has launched a new Apprenticeship Academy that will provide all apprentices with additional knowledge and skills to complement their learning within...

KOREC expands UK rail team

KOREC, Trimble’s UK and Irish distributor for track surveying and measurement solutions, has expanded its dedicated rail team with the appointment of Ric Kirman...

New first-of-its-kind, QR-driven tech to revolutionise the rail passenger journey experience

New standards in at-seat rail technology have been set as Whoosh, the innovative software creator, launches Real-Time Journey Dashboard which transforms how real-time communication...

NRL awarded Network Rail Ground Support contract

NRL’s specialist Rail team have been awarded a contract to provide Ground Support Teams to support Network Rail’s S&C Grinding Trains.The contract continues the...

Alstom appoints Nick Crossfield as UK & Ireland Managing Director following Bombardier Transportation acquisition

Alstom has appointed Nick Crossfield as Managing Director for the UK & Ireland. Nick held the same role for Alstom prior to its acquisition...

Great Western Railway provides extra trains to help vaccine roll-out

Great Western Railway is providing 17 extra trains a day to Newbury Racecourse to help with the roll-out of the coronavirus vaccine.The additional station...

Mechan given safety accolade by Siemens Mobility

Sheffield-based Mechan has received recognition from one of the world’s largest rail industry companies for its positive impact on the safety of depot workers.The...