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LNER named as ‘Top Employer’

The Top Employers Institute has named London North Eastern Railway (LNER) as a UK top employer for another year. The award recognises LNER for its...

New rail-connected freight terminal for Tilbury

Walsh, London’s leading provider of river, road and rail freight solutions, has signed a 20-year agreement with the Port of Tilbury to help to...

Peter Bimson promoted to project director at EKFB

HS2 main contractor EKFB, a joint venture of Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM, has appointed Peter Bimson as its new project director. Peter, who previously...

Laura Shoaf to chair Urban Transport Group

The new chairman of the Urban Transport Group has been named as Laura Shoaf, the managing director of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM). Previosly the...

Tractor driver dumps slurry onto railway

A tractor driver has been filmed dumping a tank full of slurry onto the West Coast main line in Cheshire. A member of the public...

Woman lies across live railway to pose for photographs!

Network Rail has released CCTV footage of a woman lying on a level crossing on a live railway to pose for photographs. The clip, of...

Improving lineside biodiversity

As part of its new action plan for sustainable vegetation management, Network Rail is using cutting-edge technology along Britain’s 20,000-mile rail network, Scientists from the...

Network Rail to donate refurbished laptops to schools to help with remote learning

To help schoolchildren continue their learning from home during lockdown, Network Rail has donated refurbished laptops to St. Willibrord's R.C. Primary School in Clayton,...

Egypt’s new monorail trains to be built in Derby

The trains for two new monorail systems in Egypt will be built in Derby, with the help of £1.7 billion of backing from UK...

Tyne and Wear Metro to close busiest lines for two weeks

Tyne and Wear Metro’s busiest lines through the centres of Newcastle and Gateshead will be closed for two consecutive weeks next month due to...

Heathrow Express Class 387 fleet in service

The new Heathrow Express fleet of 12 refurbished Class 387 trains has now entered service, replacing the iconic Class 332 fleet which dates from...

Welsh Government endorses recommendations on tackling congestion

The Welsh Government has endorsed the recommendations of the South East Wales Transport Commission on tackling congestion in South East Wales. In a line-by-line response,...

SLC Rail is officially a Great Place to Work

Third-party rail scheme specialist SLC Rail has received Great Place to Work-Certification™ as a result of its commitment to creating a positive and enjoyable...

Joanne Lake joins Morson Group as non-executive director

Morson Group, the recruitment and talent specialist, has appointed Joanne Lake as non-executive director to help drive strategic growth within its core STEM markets...

FM Conway to double its rail freight out of Tilbury

FM Conway expects to double the amount of rail freight between the Port of Tilbury and its Theale facility, with two trains leaving Tilbury...

GTR and Samaritans replace Blue Monday with Brew Monday

On ‘Blue Monday’ (18 January), said to be the most difficult day of the year in terms of mental health, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR)...

Successful conclusion to Greek autonomous transport trial

A trial of autonomous public transport has been successfully concluded after two months of running on the streets of the municipality of Lamia, Greece. Led...

Senior appointments at Maritime

Maritime Transport, operator of the new rail freight hub at East Midlands Gateway, has announced three new appointments to its senior management team. Vincent Van...