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RAIB publishes Annual Report for 2023

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published its annual report covering the period 1 January to 31 December 2023. The report summarises operational...

RIA Northern Ireland welcomes new business engagement manager

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has announced Matt Taylor as the new Business Engagement Manager for RIA Northern Ireland. As a rail professional with...

QTS Training celebrates 15 years in business

National rail contractor QTS Group, is thrilled to mark the 15th anniversary of its training arm, QTS Training. To commemorate the occasion, QTS Training hosted...

Alice Coverlizza appointed to lead Trainline Partner Solutions

Trainline Partner Solutions, the B2B arm of Trainline, has appointed Alice Coverlizza as vice-president to lead the business. Trainline is Europe’s leading independent rail platform,...

New proposal aims to attract more young train drivers

Efforts to open up more careers in the rail sector to young people could improve the reliability of rail services under a new proposal...

Rail Minister applauds Railway Mission’s £1.8 million value to society

Rail Minister Huw Merriman joined fellow MPs and peers to hear how RSSB’s research is verifying the social value of the Railway Mission’s work,...

Noel Travers appointed new RIA chairman

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has announced that following a competitive interview process its Board has appointed Noel Travers as RIA’s new chairman. He...

New chair & vice chair appointed to RIA SME Group

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has announced the appointment of the new chair and vice chair for the RIA SME Group. Catherine Leech, managing director...

Anjuli Ramburuth appointed as Arriva Rail London finance director

Arriva Rail London (ARL) has announced the appointment of Anjuli Ramburuth as the company’s finance director with immediate effect. Anjuli takes over the role...

John Whitehurst appointed GTR’s chief operating officer

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has announced the appointment of John Whitehurst as its chief operating officer (COO). He will begin the role on Monday...

GWR and Network Rail Director Ruth Busby receives OBE

Inspirational Great Western Railway (GWR) and Network Rail director Ruth Busby was at Buckingham Palace on Friday to receive her OBE from the Princess...

Everyone home safe every day

Getting customers from A to B safely and ensuring that staff go home unharmed is a core focus of our industry and, while statistics...

Rail Safety Summit 2024

Tuesday 12 March saw delegates from across the industry gather for the annual Rail Safety Summit, at Loughborough University’s Holywell Park Conference Centre. The conference...

Stamping out staff abuse

Statistics released by Network Rail in November last year revealed that 90% of staff working at its Southern Regions’ busiest stations had suffered abuse,...

Freightliner: committed to EDI

Now more than ever, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) is a key concern for organisations across all industries. While many firms are still coming...

TBF supports station staff superstars

The people who staff our 2,500 railway stations have a huge responsibility on their shoulders. They’re the people who keep our stations safe, ensure they’re...

Train’d up rewards terrific teamwork

It’s not just individual employees who take the praise at the RailStaff Awards. The Rail Team of the Year Award honours those who work...

All change at Young Rail Professionals

Chair of the Young Rail Professionals (YRP), Bonnie Price, looks back on a very successful 12 months and gives us a taste of what’s...