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Reaction to HS2 Phase 2a gaining Royal Assent

HS2 Phase 2a (Birmingham - Crewe) has today reached Royal AssentReacting to this announcement, Maria Machancoses, director of Midlands Connect, said:“Today’s historic milestone will...

New first-of-its-kind, QR-driven tech to revolutionise the rail passenger journey experience

New standards in at-seat rail technology have been set as Whoosh, the innovative software creator, launches Real-Time Journey Dashboard which transforms how real-time communication...

Transport for Wales wants you to choose a charity for its train

Transport for Wales is asking you to decide which one of three leading charities will appear on the side of one of its trains...

Essential escalator work at South Kensington Tube station starts on Saturday 27 February 2021

Five escalators serving the Piccadilly line to be replacedTrains serving the Piccadilly line will be non-stopping at South Kensington from Saturday 27 February 2021Customers travelling...

One of the country’s most hit railway bridges is repaired and strengthened allowing Cambridgeshire road to reopen

Stonea road in Cambridgeshire reopened this week after one of the country’s most hit railway bridges was repaired and strengthened, following a crash that...

Full throttle for the SVR’s first diesel event of the year!

From the 13th to the 16th May, diesel fans will be able to experience a special event of epic proportions at the SVR. In the largest...

A new type of train ticket for the return to the office

Rail campaigners are calling for a new type of rail ticket for people who spend only part of their working time in the workplace....

Paralympian Andy Barrow to lead panel ensuring Southeastern trains are accessible to all

Paralympian Andy Barrow to lead new panel to continually review and improve policy and practiceNew accessibility app will use inclusive design principlesInnovative features added to customer information systems...

Webinar to showcase local job opportunities on HS2

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain’s new high-speed railway, is hosting a virtual careers fair on Wednesday 24th February to showcase the jobs the project...

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station move forward with £400k land deal

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station have moved forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed a £400,000 investment to buy...

Midlands leaders call on Chancellor to back Midlands Rail Hub

£2bn project listed as transport priority in Conservative Party ManifestoWest Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Chairman of Midlands Connect and Midlands Engine Sir John...

NRL awarded Network Rail Ground Support contract

NRL’s specialist Rail team have been awarded a contract to provide Ground Support Teams to support Network Rail’s S&C Grinding Trains.The contract continues the...

GRAHAM welcomes new intake of civil engineering graduates

GRAHAM has welcomed the “next generation of talent” to its Civil Engineering Graduate Programme.An official launch day, hosted virtually at the end of last...

Alstom appoints Nick Crossfield as UK & Ireland Managing Director following Bombardier Transportation acquisition

Alstom has appointed Nick Crossfield as Managing Director for the UK & Ireland. Nick held the same role for Alstom prior to its acquisition...

Meet Bob, the 76-year-old apprentice thriving on Govia Thameslink Railway’s apprenticeship programme

Pipped to be the oldest apprentice in the UKWith National Apprenticeship Week in full swing, GTR unveils its diverse fold of apprentices; setting out...

HS2 launches recruitment campaign to mark National Apprenticeship Week

‘Build the Future’ is the theme marking the 14th annual celebration of apprenticeships and HS2 is showing its support by recruiting more young talent...

Footpath reopens following major work to protect railway from erosion in East Yorkshire

A popular footpath which runs between Hessle and North Ferriby has reopened following the completion of major work to protect a nearby railway embankment...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile...