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GTR’s community project fund oversubscribed by £8 million in first year

‘Your Station, Your Community’, the £500,000 annual social and environmental improvement fund set up by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), has been hugely oversubscribed, attracting...

XEIAD is delighted to achieve the ‘We invest in people’ award!

Last month, XEIAD successfully renewed their Investors In People accreditation. The ‘We invest in people’ award evaluates how well they support their people at...

Greater Anglia thanks volunteers on Samaritans Awareness Day

Train operator Greater Anglia has thanked Samaritans volunteers for their life-saving work to mark the charity’s annual awareness campaign Talk To Us throughout July. Samaritans...

RBF offers school holiday support

Industry charity Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) has created a children’s fund specifically to help families who are struggling with the costs of living over...

Renfe offers free rail travel in Spain from September till end of 2022

If you're planning to travel to Spain later this year and looking for a cheap way to travel, the country's national operator, Renfe, is...

Network Rail controller retires with a locomotive named in his honour

After 50 years of service across the railway, Network Rail Kent controller Stephen Eaves retired on 8 July and over 50 friends, colleagues and...

GWR celebrates final BBC Make a Difference Superstar

Great Western Railway (GWR) has staged the last of its train-naming events celebrating BBC Make a Difference Superstars who went above and beyond to...

Young Rail Professionals – securing the future of the industry

Guest writer - Fi Westcough The end of June sees my first quarter as chair of the Young Rail Professionals (YRP) come to a close,...

Customers strongly encouraged not to travel tomorrow ahead of week of travel disruption across TfL and national rail services

Transport for London (TfL) is strongly encouraging people not to travel on Tuesday 21 June and until mid-morning on Wednesday 22 June, unless absolutely...

Landmark plan sets out the transport investment needed in the South East

Transport for the South East (TfSE) has launched a 12-week public consultation on a £45 billion plan that sets out the steps to decarbonise...

Kent & East Sussex Railway marks LGBT+ Pride month for the first time

For the month of June 2022 the Kent & East Sussex's ‘garter' crest on its website will be backed by the ‘pride progress' flag. K&ESR...

Talks continue in rail dispute

Responding to news of strike dates being announced by the RMT, Andrew Haines, Network Rail’s chief executive, said: “We continue to meet with our trades unions...

GWR team who led COVID-19 response recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Four long-serving Great Western Railway employees have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Head of Public Affairs, Jane Jones, receives an MBE, while...

TBF membership made even easier

Signing up for TBF membership has become even easier with the introduction of an online application process. It takes just a few minutes to fill...

Aid for Ukraine

In the past few months, the UK rail industry has joined together to facilitate sending more than a million items of aid to Ukraine...

Pedal to Paris

Rail and infrastructure services firm, Auctus Management, will be back in Paris in 2022 to show its support for the Royal British Legion and...

Get ready for Railtex

Renowned as the leading one-stop-shop event for the entire railway industry in the UK, Railtex / Infrarail reflects the dynamic developments in the sector...

People make mistakes and always will

One of the factors that leads to accidents and incidents is the behaviour of those who travel or work on the rails. Often, this...