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TPE Transform Grants Fund donates over £50,000 to community projects

Train operator TransPennine Express (TPE) has donated tens of thousands of pounds from its Transform Grants Fund to community projects and charities...

The Rail Supply Group reports on actions to support rail supply industry during Covid-19 Crisis.

Earlier this year, the Rail Supply Group (RSG), as the leadership body for the UK rail supply sector, established a Coronavirus (Covid-19)...

Over 10,000 freight trains ran between Europa and China in 2020

In 2020, over 10,000 trains and 927,000 containers travelled via the China-EU-China, according to China Railways. The volume of traffic grew by...

Government support needed to get rail research institute built

Rail industry and civic leaders are urging the government to accelerate construction of an advanced rail Institute that would provide a “game-changing...

Network Rail to help restore disused Derbyshire canal

Network Rail is to invest £350,000 in helping to restore a section of the historic Draycott canal route in Derbyshire, both to...

Grade II listed footbridge reopens at Prudhoe station

The Grade II listed footbridge at Prudhoe station has been opened for passengers after a major project to strengthen, clean and repaint...

Virtual trade mission to Canada

With the lockdown continuing, and international travel difficult, the Railway Industry Association and the UK’s Department for International Trade are partnering to...

Government to fund digital signalling on East Coast main line

The government has announced that it will invest £350 million to make the East Coast main line into Britain’s first mainline digital...

Northern leaders agree way forward on Northern Powerhouse Rail

At a meeting to discuss Transport for the North, regional elected mayors, council and business leaders have agreed an initial preferred way...

Railway reopens after two Cheshire bridges are replaced

The Middlewich branch line in Cheshire has reopened following a £4.5 million project to replace two bridges. The railway...

RAIB reports on accident north of Bromsgrove station in March 2020

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released its accident report for an incident in March 2020 in which a passenger train...

Report on Neville Hill collision on 13 November 2019

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released its report into the collision and derailment that took place at Neville Hill depot...

SWR needs nine new apprentices

South Western Railway is looking for nine new apprentices to join its programme this year. But candidates are encouraged to apply quickly...

Spatial Cortex wins Transport for Wales innovation programme

Spatial Cortex has been declared the winners of the second cohort of Wales’ leading rail-dedicated innovation programme following a successful virtual demo...

Rail industry SME is seventh fastest growing company in Wales

Specialist rail systems engineering SME Motion Rail has been named the seventh fastest growing company in Wales. Motion Rail's...

Wales releases new Transport Strategy

A new transport strategy from the Welsh Government pledges a major reduction in carbon emissions from the transport network in Wales.

New station entrance at Ilford takes shape

VolkerFitzpatrick has finished installing the steel framework for the new station entrance building at Ilford, revealing how the modern and spacious building...

A fairer deal for communities on HS2

Transport Minister Andrew Stephenson has announced an overhaul of how land and property is purchased for HS2, to deliver a fairer deal...