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Network Rail to support suppliers by paying bills ‘immediately’

In these troubled times, Network Rail has announced that it is giving thousands of British firms a vital boost to their cashflow...

Southern donates abandoned bikes to key workers

To help key workers during the coronavirus epidemic, Southern Rail is working with specialist cycle repair company Handlebars to give them free...

A land of opportunity

Why are railway operations, management and technical staff making their way to Melbourne, Australia, in search of a new challenge?

Freight line to Drax Power Station fully reopened

Network Rail has been working since February both to repair a major freight route and to keep supplies going into Drax power...

Tyne and Wear Metro joins Clap for Carers

Tyne and Wear Metro’s depot workers paid a touching tribute to the NHS during ‘Clap for Carers’, held at 20:00 on Thursday...

Another three Network Rail stations go blue for the NHS

Three key Network Rail stations have turned blue to show their support for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Signaller training school opened in just four weeks

Network Rail recently appealed for retired signallers, or those who have moved to other careers in the railway industry, to volunteer to...

New technology helmets improve safety and aid social distancing

Ground Control – one of the leading suppliers of vegetation control services to Network Rail, has deployed ‘game changing’ high-tech safety helmets...

£46 million upgrade of line to Southend Victoria completed

Network Rail has completed the installation of a new overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line in a £46 million...

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),...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...