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The UK at InnoTrans

Transport secretary Chris Grayling led the charge as UK rail companies went in search of new international opportunities at InnoTrans. The Railway Industry Association...

Track Safety Alliance on tour

More delegates than ever before attended the latest Track Safety Alliance (TSA) conference in October, which was held away from Network Rail’s Westwood training...

RailSport 2018: Speed, stamina and passion at the 25th annual games

Between 8-9 September, the long-running industry sports event welcomed hundreds of competitors back to Loughborough to challenge rivals old and new for a RailSport...

RailStaff Awards: Investing for the future

The transition from one control period to another can be challenging, but the promise of investment in CP6 gives companies reason to be optimistic. Total...

RailStaff Awards: A touch of magic

The NEC isn’t the obvious place for the forces of magic and sorcery to place their portal into the mortal realm, but visitors to...

RailStaff Awards: People – our number one priority

A business is only as strong as its people. “It’s an old cliche but I fully believe in it,” said Steve McLaren, managing director...

DRS holds record-breaking open day

Direct Rail Services’ (DRS) Gresty Bridge depot in Crewe opened its doors last month for its annual open day. A record £37,351 was raised for...

Getting ready for the Digital Railway

The modernisation of the signalling and control systems that manage Britain’s railway will represent a sizeable chunk of the planned investment for CP6 and...

RailStaff Awards: New addition to expert panel

We’re pleased to announce that Alison Rumsey, group HR director for Network Rail, will be part of the independent industry panel judging this year’s...

The Rail Safety Summit: A safer railway for CP6

While the statistics show that working on the railway in 2018 is a far safer vocation than it was decades ago, staff still face...

BTP’s Make the Difference Awards 2018

Westminster, the Manchester Arena, Finsbury Park, London Bridge, Parsons Green and Grenfell Tower. 2017 was an exceptionally difficult year for the country. Nevertheless, following...

From the London Underground to world domination

Shauni McDonald picked up her first award in 2011, quickly followed by another two in the same year. In 2012, she was presented with...

TBF helping to make a difference

During the past 12 months, TBF has paid out more than £2.5 million in benefits to its members. The demand for its support is...

RailStaff Awards: Better every year

It takes a great deal of effort to organise and host a major awards event like the RailStaff Awards. It is a logistical juggling...

The Rail Partnership Awards 2018

Rail companies of all sizes came together to recognise the industry’s greatest achievements at the Rail Partnership Awards on 7 June. Last held in 2015,...

Windsor & Eton Central station to be renamed Harry & Meghan Central

Royal wedding fever has gripped the nation and nowhere is it being felt more than in the town of Windsor. With more than 100,000 people...

The RailStaff Awards: a spectacle with no shortage of inspiring characters

Who inspires you? A parent, a teacher, your best friend? You may never have thought to name the people who have shaped your life...

Infrarail 2018: CP6, rail investment and Brexit

T‌he economic value of Britain’s railways was a recurring theme at Infrarail 2018. Darren Caplan, chief executive of the Railway Industry Association (RIA), opened this...