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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...

Go-Ahead named most admired transport company for community and environmental responsibility

Go-Ahead tops table of 11 UK transport companies in independent ranking on community and environmentThe company received the highest scores overall of all bus...

New Thales onboard solution to offer more security and comfort for passengers

The immediate and long-term priority of public transport authorities and rail operators is to secure the attractiveness of rail transportation. This means creating a...

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...