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Understanding risk and rail insurance

The Rail industry spans countless companies, each facing complex and unique risks in their day-to-day operations. Working on the rails is one of the...

Pensions: a necessary expense

Despite the current economic environment, pension saving remains a crucial consideration. RailStaff spoke to the experts. Retirement may seem a long way off but preparing...

Cost of living crisis

With the price of goods and energy going through the roof, RailStaff looks at the background to the cost-of-living crisis and what you can...

Railway Benefit Fund launch Railway Family Week

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) are kicking off their second ever ‘Railway Family Week’ today and which will run until April 30th. Thanks to the...

Railway Benefit Fund launches Auction of Rail Experiences

The Railway Benefit Fund’s (RBF) popular Auction of Experiences is back for 2022, as part of their Railway Family Week event. This year, there...

Railway charities extend free will writing service for a year

UK rail charities Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) and Railway Mission have extended their free will writing service for a year after over 1,000 people...

RSSB Q3 Report

Steady as we go RSSB’s third quarter safety performance update demonstrates an even trend, but the need for vigilance remains To make sure everyone gets home...

Railway Benefit Fund and Railway Mission partner to provide free will writing service in March

Leading rail charities Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) and Railway Mission have come together to provide ‘Make a Will Month’ this March. The event, kindly...

Public competition launched to find new home for Britain’s railways

The competition to find the new home of Great British Railways officially opens today, with towns and cities across England, Wales and Scotland invited to apply.   As...

Rail Staff Christmas Carol Service returns in person

UPDATE 09/12/21 DUE TO THE RECENT GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT, WE HAVE MADE THE DECISION TO POSTPONE THIS EVENT UNTIL NEXT YEAR. HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY...

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...