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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...

HS2 Minister visits Birmingham to open new INFRA Skills training centre

On Monday, September 27th, Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State at the Department of Transport and the HS2 Minister, officially opened the new purpose-built INFRA...

Pete Waterman to attend Railtex/Infrarail 2021

The Railway Benefit Fund are the only charity attending this year’s Railtex/Infrarail Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham. They are delighted to announce that their...

Vital Human Resources secure £150m Network Rail contract

Vital Human Resources, part of the Morson Group, has been awarded a £150m contract to provide Network Rail labour covering a range of strategic...

No need to reinvent the wheel

RSSB can get you up to speed, with our treasure trove of knowledge and resources. RSSB was created in 2003 to help the GB rail...

New Head of Rail Operations (Scotland) appointed by Ganymede Solutions

Further to the recent award of a national Frontline Labour contract by Network Rail to recruitment and workforce management specialist Ganymede Solutions reveal the...

Motion Rail founder named one of top young entrepreneurs in Wales

Emma Dymond, founder and CEO of specialist rail systems engineering company Motion Rail, has been named one of this year's top high-achieving entrepreneurs under...

Preparations well underway for Railtex/Infrarail – the meeting place for the rail industry in 2021

From 7 – 9 September 2021, Railtex/Infrarail will gather the whole railway industry together in Birmingham. It will be the first time the exhibitions...

RISQS launches exciting rebrand and new website and announces its latest offering for members.

Over the last few months RISQS, under the stewardship of RSSB, has undergone various challenges. Despite all the recent changes - RISQS has remained...

Back on track: Railtex & Infrarail 2021 confirmed to go ahead in September

As the country nears stage 4 of the roadmap established by the Government, the entire railway industry expresses its support and commitment Following the successful...