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EMR and Hitachi Rail supporting jobs in Ripley and Burton upon Trent

East Midlands Railways (EMR) and Hitachi Rail are supporting jobs in Burton upon Trent and Ripley after the awarding of contracts linked to manufacturing of...

Avanti West Coast becomes first train operator to be recognised for accessible website

Avanti West Coast website is awarded accreditation for being accessible to people with a range of disabilities.  Avanti West Coast becomes first train operator to...

Customers who refuse to wear a face covering on the TfL network risk being fined as national regulations reintroduced

In line with new Government regulations on the wearing of face coverings on public transport from Tuesday 30 November, Transport for London (TfL) is reminding all customers travelling...

Government announces £96 billion Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands

The government has today announced its Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands - a £96 billion plan that outlines how major rail...

National rail contractor pledges to support new talent through the Kickstart Scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has signed up to the Kickstart Scheme to help tackle unemployment in young people and showcase the rail industry as a positive career...

Investment of £360 million to transform rail ticketing across the country

An investment of £360 million will radically reform and improve passengers’ experience of fares, ticketing and retailing on the railways. This will see contactless tap-in...

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...

RSSB publishes results of rail industry mental health survey

Rail safety body RSSB has published its first mental health survey results, calling for better targeting of support to those that need it. On the...

New rail company promises greener, cheaper travel

A new, 100% electric rail service with low fares is to start running between London and Edinburgh in a bid to encourage greener and...

Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink fit life-saving defibrillators to every one of their stations

On the eve of Restart A Heart Day (16 October), Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink have announced they will shortly have publicly-accessible, life-saving automated external defibrillators...

Railway Benefit Fund’s Christmas Shop is now open!

Much loved charity the Railway Benefit Fund are delighted to announce that their Christmas Shop is now officially open. There is a selection of...

Institution of Railway Operators receives Queen’s Charter

The Institution of Railway Operators (IRO) was awarded Chartered status on 1 October 2021. Now named the Chartered Institution of Railway Operators (CIRO), the professional...

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...

Rail industry celebrates the Women in Rail Awards 2021

The fourth Women in Rail Awards took place on Thursday 30 September at the stunning and iconic Roundhouse, Camden London. The event was attended by...

HS2 offers more jobs for young people in the West Midlands

Following the success of its first youth unemployment scheme, HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is searching for more...

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...