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Permanent war memorial unveiled at St Pancras

A four-metre-high memorial has been unveiled at St Pancras to commemorate the station workers who left to fight and die for their country during World...

Praise for work to archive traditional forms of signalling ‘before they are lost’

Volunteer filmmakers who've recorded the people, practices, equipment and buildings associated with traditional forms of signalling have been praised by the National Railway Museum (NRM)...

Train, tram and Tube operators mark centenary of WWI Armistice

Special preparations are in place across the country's light and heavy railways to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. Ahead of...

London Underground MD joins Crossrail

Mark Wild is set to become the new chief executive of Crossrail Ltd. Since June 2016, Mark has been the managing director of London Underground,...

RailStaff Awards: People are our future

CP5 has been a challenging control period for the whole rail industry; however, through collaboration, developing relationships with new customers, and investing in technology...

Eye on safety

Eye protection worn by Network Rail staff must conform to the EN 166 standard. It is the basic requirement all safety glasses must meet...

Budget 2018: Extra funding for major rail projects

The era of austerity is finally coming to an end. That was the headline statement from Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond who presented his 2018 Budget to...

Testing, testing

A new exhibition at the National Railway Museum (NRM) promises to bring visitors face-to-face with advanced technologies from major projects such as Crossrail and HS2. Part of...

PPE of yesterday, today and tomorrow

Records have shown that rail workers have equipped themselves with personal protective equipment (PPE) since the 19th century. As industry safety practices have been...

Derby resignalling – 79 days later

You can achieve a lot in 79 days. Last year, British cyclist Mark Beaumont, inspired by the Jules Verne novel, cycled around the world...

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...

How Network Rail is starting difficult conversations to address workplace taboos

Creating more diverse, inclusive workplaces will require everyone to have some difficult conversations. Discussions to address gender equality, the industry’s ageing workforce and mental...

Project Bake Off

If you know the difference between a soggy bottom and a showstopper, there's a good chance you've been topping off your Tuesday with Channel...

Aberdeen reveal for Scotland’s HSTs

ScotRail’s first upgraded HST has been launched by managing director Alex Hynes with an inaugural journey between Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Named Inter7City - a reference...

Safety Sword for Mark Carne

Former chief executive Mark Carne was presented with a ceremonial sword before leaving Network Rail in recognition of his contribution to improving its safety...

RailStaff Awards: Highs and lows

Satnam Thiara strolled up to the stage at the 2010 RailStaff Awards bursting with pride as the winner of the Newcomer of the Year...

Is Britain’s rail network meeting the needs of disabled passengers?

In preparation for the arrival of its brand new fleet, Greater Anglia flew a number of disabled passengers out to Switzerland to see how...

Training an Orange Army of life savers

Fabrice Muamba was one of the lucky ones. On 17 March, 2012, the former footballer collapsed on the field during a match. A cardiac...