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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), has recently...

Siemens forms worldwide coronavirus aid fund

The managing board of Siemens AG has announced that it has set up a COVID-19 aid fund. Under the auspices of the community-serving non-profit...

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 with Network Rail Scotland’s works delivery...

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 on 25...

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 the maintenance...

First-class accreditation for FirstClass

FirstClass Safety & Control, a company which specialises in protection and control systems for railway depots, has had a double accreditation success for its...

Telent to provide CCTV support for Elizabeth line

Telent Technology Services, the leading technology and network services company, has been awarded a five-year contract by Transport for London (TfL) to support and maintain CCTV...

Govia Thameslink Railway suspends Gatwick Express service

Govia Thameslink Railway has announced that from Monday, 30 March, the Gatwick Express service will be temporarily suspended until further notice, in response to a significant...

Morson develops app to check if contractors are ‘fit for work’

Responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, rail recruitment specialist Morson Group is preparing to supply its 3,000 remote workers with early intervention technology that...

Clayton Equipment to build two new locos for Sellafield

Clayton Equipment is to supply two innovative Hybrid+™ Diesel CBD80 locomotives to Sellafield Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. These...

New Heathrow Express trains revealed

Heathrow Express revealed the first glimpses of its new fleet of trains which is due to launch in the summer. Featuring at-seat USB power,...

Alstom to buy Bombardier Transportation?

Alstom has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bombardier Inc. and its shareholder Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec...

Management buyout at Ford & Stanley

Ford & Stanley Recruitment has been bought from its previous owners by its senior management. Specialising in rail, but working across a spectrum of...

Contractors launch PPE appeal to aid NHS

At a time when the NHS is struggling to cope with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, two firms in the construction industry have got together...

Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO.TX Logistik, which was founded in 1999 as a private rail transport...