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East Grinstead line reopened

The East Grinstead line reopened on Monday 30 March after it was closed following Storm Ciara on 12 February.

Network Rail to support suppliers by paying bills ‘immediately’

In these troubled times, Network Rail has announced that it is giving thousands of British firms a vital boost to their cashflow...

Keeping the trains running

Despite reducing services, britain's largest train operator is still running 2,160 trains a day while keeping staff and passengers safe

Two died when their vehicle veered into a parked lorry

The office of rail and road has successfully prosecuted its first case relating to poor management of worker fatigue. hopefully, it will...

Carrying on and staying safe

As office workers work from home, and those out and about on the network practice social distancing, how are employers keeping everyone...

GB Railfreight trials carrying parcels between main line stations

National rail freight operators GB Railfreight has run its first successful trial using a former commuter train for the express delivery of...

Southern donates abandoned bikes to key workers

To help key workers during the coronavirus epidemic, Southern Rail is working with specialist cycle repair company Handlebars to give them free...

InnoTrans now 27 to 30 April 2021

InnoTrans, the world’s largest rail industry exhibition, will now take place in Berlin from 27 to 30 April 2021.

The COST of Coronavirus

What effect is Coronavirus having on your pay packet? What if you are furloughed? What about tax? And IR35?

Railway charity helps families cope with coronavirus

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF), founded in 1858 and now based in Crewe, is providing extra resources to ensure help finds its...

Embankment stabilisation continues in the Derbyshire Peak District

Engineers from Network Rail are upgrading the railway embankment to improve future journeys on the line between Manchester and Buxton by protecting...

InnoTrans postponed!

InnoTrans, the largest global railway industry exhibition, held every two years in Berlin, Germany, has been postponed. Scheduled for...

Another three Network Rail stations go blue for the NHS

Three key Network Rail stations have turned blue to show their support for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Signaller training school opened in just four weeks

Network Rail recently appealed for retired signallers, or those who have moved to other careers in the railway industry, to volunteer to...

New technology helmets improve safety and aid social distancing

Ground Control – one of the leading suppliers of vegetation control services to Network Rail, has deployed ‘game changing’ high-tech safety helmets...

£46 million upgrade of line to Southend Victoria completed

Network Rail has completed the installation of a new overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line in a £46 million...

Translink releases two large Trainbows onto the Northern Ireland network

Northern Ireland’s Translink has given two trains very special makeovers in support of the #ChaseTheRainbow movement sweeping the nation.

New freight route brings vital cargo from Spain

Transfesa Logistics, the DB Cargo partner in Spain (owned 70.29% by Deutsche Bahn Iberica Holding and 20.35% by Spanish state operator Renfe),...