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New year train performance off to a good start, as annual punctuality reaches new record

Greater Anglia saw punctuality leap by almost 15% last year, with over 40,000 more services running on time than in 2019, figures reveal.Annual average...

Rail technology firm expands in Doncaster

Rail services provider Dual Inventive hopes to create 32 jobs after upsizing into 18,000 sq ft at a new Doncaster business park as part...

Virtual ‘Bridge to Schools’ events across South Wales hosted by Transport for Wales and Alun Griffiths.

An exciting partnership between Transport for Wales and Alun Griffiths will engage Welsh school pupils on activities in engineering, transport and construction.Hosted by TfW,...

West Midlands Railway announce makeover for popular branch line

One of the best-loved train services in the West Midlands – the Stourbridge Town branch line – is getting a makeover.The popular line, which...

First battery-powered tram successfully tested by Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail has successfully tested its first battery-powered tram in Florence – an important milestone towards expanding the firm’s offer to market the vehicles...

Two Taziker executives promoted to the board

Two of Taziker Industrial’s senior managers have been promoted to the board of directors. Robert Paterson and Darren Jackson join the board with immediate...

New sustainability director for RSSB

George Davies has been appointed as RSSB’s new director of sustainable development to lead a new, dedicated programme designed to reinvigorate the railway’s collective...

New chairman at Angel Trains

Leading train leasing companies Angel Trains has announced the appointment of its new chairman, Mark Russell CBE, who will be joining the Board from...

New industry champions at Rail Supply Group

Two leading experts have been appointed to the Rail Supply Group’s industry-wide Council.Lizi Stewart, managing director of transportation at Atkins, becomes the joint RSG...

LNER named as ‘Top Employer’

The Top Employers Institute has named London North Eastern Railway (LNER) as a UK top employer for another year.The award recognises LNER for its...

Peter Bimson promoted to project director at EKFB

HS2 main contractor EKFB, a joint venture of Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM, has appointed Peter Bimson as its new project director.Peter, who previously...

Laura Shoaf to chair Urban Transport Group

The new chairman of the Urban Transport Group has been named as Laura Shoaf, the managing director of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM).Previosly the...

Network Rail to donate refurbished laptops to schools to help with remote learning

To help schoolchildren continue their learning from home during lockdown, Network Rail has donated refurbished laptops to St. Willibrord's R.C. Primary School in Clayton,...

Egypt’s new monorail trains to be built in Derby

The trains for two new monorail systems in Egypt will be built in Derby, with the help of £1.7 billion of backing from UK...

Heathrow Express Class 387 fleet in service

The new Heathrow Express fleet of 12 refurbished Class 387 trains has now entered service, replacing the iconic Class 332 fleet which dates from...

Welsh Government endorses recommendations on tackling congestion

The Welsh Government has endorsed the recommendations of the South East Wales Transport Commission on tackling congestion in South East Wales.In a line-by-line response,...

SLC Rail is officially a Great Place to Work

Third-party rail scheme specialist SLC Rail has received Great Place to Work-Certification™ as a result of its commitment to creating a positive and enjoyable...

Joanne Lake joins Morson Group as non-executive director

Morson Group, the recruitment and talent specialist, has appointed Joanne Lake as non-executive director to help drive strategic growth within its core STEM markets...