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Blaenau Ffestiniog tunnel is latest Network Rail structure to turn blue for NHS

Network Rail chose the Blaenau Ffestiniog tunnel to be illuminated in blue as its latest tribute all NHS staff and other workers...

Maritime opens new Southampton to East Midlands Gateway service

A new rail freight service between Southampton and the East Midlands has been launched, despite the current economic uncertainty and downturn in...

Selby College to be training partner for Siemens Mobility’s new Goole factory

Selby College will be the training partner for the new factory that Siemens Mobility is setting up in Goole, East Riding of...

Network Rail to supply references to suppliers seeking overseas contracts

UK suppliers looking to win overseas contracts or export opportunities will, from 1 May, be able to obtain a reference from Network...

EMR donates funds and food to Newark community café

To help vulnerable people cope during the Covid-19 pandemic, East Midlands Railways (EMR) has donated both funds and food to Carriages Community...

North East rail workers support NHS with donations of PPE

Operations staff working for Network Rail in the North East are doing their bit to support the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis...

New MD for Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture working on HS2

Balfour Beatty Vinci, the joint venture that is working as a main civil engineering contractor for HS2,  has announced the appointment of...

LNER introduces FutureLabs to encourage rail innovation

LNER FutureLabs is a new innovation programme from London North Eastern Railway (LNER) that aims to fast-track digital and tech developments into...

Manchester Piccadilly Super Hub to be at heart of new northern transport network, report states

Three rail experts have published a report that sets out the need to accelerate plans for a northern transport revolution and proposes...

Plans submitted for new station at Soham

Network Rail has submitted a planning application to East Cambridgeshire District Council for permission to build a new station at Soham, on...

Greater Anglia uses new ‘fogging guns’ to clean trains

In response to the need to keep trains and stations cleaner than usual during the Coronavirus outbreak, Greater Anglia has invested in...

AmeyVTOL carries out first UK trials of ‘beyond visual line of sight’ drone inspection

The first drone inspection of UK infrastructure to go beyond visual line of sight (BVLoS) has been successfully demonstrated by AmeyVTOL. 

East Coast main line team donates PPE to NHS staff at Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Network Rail’s operations team that works on the East Coast main line has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to support NHS staff...

New interim rail programme director at WMRE

Amanda White, former head of rail with Transport for Greater Manchester, has appointed to be West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE)’s new interim...

GWR names train after Captain Tom

Captain Tom Moore, the veteran who has raised more than £29 million for the NHS to mark his 100th birthday, has been...

Dyer & Butler to undertake railway tunnel strengthening work under Museum of London site

The City of London Corporation has appointed multi-disciplined engineering services specialist Dyer & Butler, part of M Group Services, to deliver strengthening...

Etex Building Performance renews contract with GB Railfreight

Etex Building Performance (EBP) has renewed its contract with GB Railfreight (GBRf) for the transportation of gypsum to the plasterboard producer’s factory...

East Grinstead line reopened

The East Grinstead line reopened on Monday 30 March after it was closed following Storm Ciara on 12 February.