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South East London lines to close for 9 days over the summer

Network Rail is giving passengers advance warning that the railway through Hither Green, in South East London, will be closed for nine...

Sunbelt Rentals Rail invests £400K on solar lighting

Sunbelt Rentals Rail - the new name for A-Plant in the rail industry - has added £400,000 of new solar lighting towers...

GB Railfreight appoints Alex Kirk to be its new infrastructure manager

GB Railfreight has appointed Alex Kirk as general infrastructure manager. He joins GBRf from Network Rail, where he began his career as...

HS2’s Old Oak Common station receives planning approval

HS2 has received planning approval for Old Oak Common station in west London. It will be the largest new railway station ever...

Samaritans launches Self-Help app

Sometimes it can be difficult to talk about your feelings. Even knowing exactly how you're feeling can be hard.

Southeastern establishes new community rail fund to promote social wellbeing and economic development

Train operator Southeastern has launched a £400,000 fund for community rail projects and is inviting proposals from existing Community Rail Partnerships (CRPs)...

Scotrail tackles mental health

Dominic Quilty is one of more than 50 ScotRail employees who has received extensive mental health first aid training through NHS-accredited material....

Stuart Browne appointed as Hoppecke’s new general manager in the UK

Stuart Browne has been announced as the new general manager of Hoppecke Industrial Batteries’ UK operation. He joined Hoppecke...

HAKI and Enigma forge new distribution partnership

HAKI, the manufacturer and supplier of modular scaffolding & tailored access solutions for temporary works, has entered an exclusive agreement with Enigma...

HS2 seeks tenders for signalling and traffic management systems

HS2 has begun its procurement process to determine which specialist contractor will deliver the state-of-the-art signalling and control systems that will allow...

MTR European chief to retire in September

Jeremy Long, CEO of the European business of MTR, is to retire on 30 September 2020 after 15 years at the helm.

Darren Leigh joins Unipart as CFO

Leading independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy company Unipart Group has announced the appointment of Darren Leigh as group chief financial officer.

Eave FocusLite detects and reports noise levels as well as preventing hearing damage

Good hearing protection needs to prevent hearing damage when working in noisy environments but should still allow workers to hear instructions and...

Limited edition model of Capt Tom Moore loco raises £140,000 for NHS

Model railway manufacturer Hornby Hobbies has released a limited-edition version of its Class 66 locomotive model to represent the locomotive that GB...

Greater Anglia increases services from Monday 18 May

Greater Anglia has announced how it will change its services to help maintain social distancing as more people return to work, while...

Alstom financial statement shows strong market position and includes Bombardier takeover update

Alstom has released its 2019/2020 financial statement, which revealed the company received €9.9 billion of orders in the year, resulting in an...

TfL sets out plans for safe travel in London

When the Prime Minister stated that those people who can’t successfully work from home – workers in the construction and manufacturing industries...

John Hickling joins 3Squared from Bombardier

Sheffield-based rail technology specialist 3Squared has announced the appointment of John Hickling as Client Partnership Director, a new role created as the...