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Icomera acquires GoMedia

Icomera, the leading provider of Passenger Wi-Fi for public transport that is part of the ENGIE Solutions group, has completed the acquisition of GoMedia...

Pedestrian saved by dog on railway crossing

Only the actions of his dog saved a pedestrian, who was wearing headphones when using a footpath level crossing in East Yorkshire, as he...

Rail companies work with police to promote use of face coverings

The British Transport Police is working with four train companies, Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink, as part of a new pilot in London...

Planning consent sought for new Perry Barr railway station

Transport for the West Midlands has unveiled new designs for Perry Barr railway station as plans for the redevelopment have been submitted to Birmingham...

Barnham railway depot celebrates 25 years

The Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) depot at Barnham is preparing to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Formed in 1995 with the amalgamation of the company’s legacy...

World’s first solar and hydrogen powered cabins trialled by HS2

HS2 has trialled solar and hydrogen-powered welfare cabins across its work locations run by enabling and main works civils joint ventures CSjv (Costain, Skanska)...

Historic rail bridge improved near Darlington

Teams from Network Rail have carried out improvement work on Skerne Bridge in Darlington, the oldest railway bridge in the world in continuous use,...

New Moseley railway station gets planning permission

Birmingham City Council’s planning committee has approved plans for Moseley station, which means that all three proposed stations on the Camp Hill line –...

Ian Wilson to expand rail freight offering at Forth Ports

Forth Ports, the UK’s third largest ports group that owns and operates eight commercial ports in the UK – Tilbury on the Thames, Dundee...

Rail passengers encouraged to ‘Sip, Save and Recycle’

Network Rail is encouraging passengers to Sip, Save and Recycle as it installs 32 coffee cup recycling bins at seven of Britain’s biggest and...

Network Rail Launches Environmental Sustainability Strategy

Network Rail has published its ambitious and forward-looking Environmental Sustainability Strategy which forms a key part of its ambition for rail travel to be...

All change at RDG

Major changes in the leadership of the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) are underway as the organisation gets ready for the reforms that the Williams...

Totalkare moves to larger premises

On the back of several years of sustained growth, Totalkare has relocate to a new, purpose-built facility at Pensnett Trading Estate in Kingswinford, near...

Preston’s railway station gets impressive new glazing

A £600,000 restoration project on Preston station’s glazed frontage has seen the North side of the 140-year-old station transformed with new glazing and a...

Bernard W Ault

It is with great sadness that the wider rail community and various public relations bodies have announced the loss of former friend and colleague...

Conwy Valley line to reopen

The Conwy Valley Line in North Wales, which runs from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno, is due to reopen on 28 September following a £2.2...

New lead on Trust, Legitimacy and Community Relations at BTP

Dennis Murray, currently a Superintendent and Local Policing Area Commander with Northamptonshire Police, has been seconded to the British Transport Police (BTP) as Chief...

New Tarmac contract for Freightliner

Rail freight operator Freightliner has signed a new contract with Tarmac to haul aggregate from its Tunstead site in Derbyshire as well as its...