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Rail Staff Christmas Carol Service returns in person

This year’s Rail Staff Christmas Carol Service will once again take place at St Mary’s Church, Somers Town, London (just by Euston Station in...

New Street’s Christmas Eve meal returns as take-away for 2021

Birmingham New Street station’s highly successful Christmas Eve meal for the city’s homeless is returning once again as a take-out service. For the fourth year...

Guinness World Records holder joins Poppies to Paddington operation

GWR again links up with The Veterans Charity for Remembrance Day Record-breaking Women’s Royal Navy Service officer Barbara McGregor joined Great Western Railway’s second Poppies...

Network Rail welcomes Prime Minister at Glasgow Central to see ground-breaking green trains at COP26

The Prime Minister was welcomed to Glasgow Central station this afternoon by Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines as he boarded one of the...

“Wrecking Ball Act” threatens future of historic bridge

Unrest is brewing in an East Sussex village over National Highways’ plan to infill a historic railway bridge within a conservation area. The state-owned roads...

Tackling the three peaks with railway children

Railway Children’s Three Peaks Challenge by Rail made its comeback this year, and on Thursday 9 September, teams drawn from across the rail industry...

QTS Group helps Bello brothers to Olympic success

Two London-based British champion beach volleyball siblings have taken another step forward in their dream to compete in the 2024 Olympics, after securing a...

Railway Children walks Tissington Trail

The international children's charity Railway Children is gearing up for its latest Rail Aid event, inviting participants to tackle the Tissington Trail as part...

Double success for Avanti West Coast at the Women in Rail Awards 2021

Avanti West Coast's  picks up Best Apprenticeship Scheme at the 2021 Women in Rail Awards whilst Glasgow Onboard Manager is awarded 'Women in Rail' Glasgow...

Younger people demand improved internet connectivity on return to railways

New polling commissioned by evo-rail, a UK-based rail technology company which was formed out of First Group, has revealed that 65% of younger people...

Back on track: Railtex & Infrarail 2021 confirmed to go ahead in September

As the country nears stage 4 of the roadmap established by the Government, the entire railway industry expresses its support and commitment Following the successful...

New adopters for Wymondham rail station aim to return it to former glory

Two local volunteers have ‘adopted’ Wymondham rail station and hope to return it to its former glory. Brendan Gray, 29, who lives in Wymondham and...

Transport for Wales wants you to choose a charity for its train

Transport for Wales is asking you to decide which one of three leading charities will appear on the side of one of its trains...

Midlands leaders call on Chancellor to back Midlands Rail Hub

£2bn project listed as transport priority in Conservative Party Manifesto West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Chairman of Midlands Connect and Midlands Engine Sir John...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile...

Take a ride on the GWR Brain Train from the safety of home

Train operator Great Western Railway has devised another set of brain-teasing questions to help home-schooling parents keep their children educated and #enterTrained. Youngsters are being...

Marks Tey rail station gains 200 additional secure cycle parking spaces

Cyclists using Marks Tey rail station are set to benefit from more secure cycle parking, with an extra 200 spaces now available. The secure facilities...

Passengers to benefit from railway drainage improvements in Trafford

Passenger journeys are being made more reliable with railway drainage upgrade work underway in Greater Manchester. A £1.3m Great North Rail Project investment will see a...