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Management matters

Project managers are often the ones in the firing line but seldom do they get the recognition they deserve for a job well done. A...

Lesson learned

Seaton Rail is returning in 2017 to support the RailStaff Awards once again. Seaton Rail will be putting its name against the Trainer or Training...

The RailSport Games 2017

The RailSport Games returned to the East Midlands for the first time in 17 years to give staff from across the sector the chance...

Recognition for future leaders

Apprentices are now first in line to meet dignataries and VIPs at project sites. An enthusiastic PR campaign over the past couple of years...

Seven years saving lives

Partnerships in industry are usually measured in terms of turnover and on-time delivery - few are judged on their value to society. Samaritans has been...

Railway mountain challenge reaches fundraising summit

Railway mountaineers again took on the Three Peaks by Rail challenge in aid of Railway Children - the charity which supports vulnerable young people...

Competitors rise to RailSport challenge

Back for 2017 in its new home of Loughborough University, the RailSport Games gave the industry's brightest sports stars the opportunity to bring back...

Waiting almost over at Widnes

Construction of Alstom’s new technology centre in the industrial town of Widnes, Cheshire, is nearing completion. The company has released a new set of images...

Rail rugby supports hero cop

RailSport Rugby is to donate half of the entrance fees for this summer’s tournament to raise money for the BTP officer who stepped in...

Digital developments of the digital railway

Striving to tackle the country’s rail capacity problem, companies are making a sustained push to digitise the railway. Stewart Thorpe reports from the Digital...

East Midlands Trains going for RailSport glory

East Midlands Trains has signed up for the RailSport Games this summer. As well as bringing many of this year's competitors to the event,...

Murder on the metals

There’s something about the railway that seems to stir the imagination of crime writers. Within these circles, the Victorian corridor coaches are held in...

Rail BIM Summit – Looking into the beyond

Rail Media’s third BIM Summit looked at how the transition into Level 3 BIM would take us further on the digitisation journey towards fully...

Safe from start to finish

The story of the Midland Main Line upgrade has moved on quite a bit in the past 12 months. At the start of 2016,...

Getting active in 2017

Is staff wellbeing treated as seriously as it deserves to be? An engineer working on site will be issued with ear defenders to protect...

Made in Britain

Just over a year since it opened, Hitachi’s Newton Aycliffe factory has rolled out the first British-built train of the Intercity Express Programme (IEP). A...

Finding a positive safety message

The railway has a moral, commercial and legal responsibility to do things safely, but what is it that motivates individuals and organisations to improve?...

Sense and sustainability

According to the United Nations sustainable development has three elements: economic development, social development and environmental protection. Sustainability is only achieved when these aspects...