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Steady as we go

RSSB's third quarter safety performance update demonstrates an even trend, but the need for vigilance remains. To make sure everyone gets home safe every day,...

Understanding risk and rail insurance

The Rail industry spans countless companies, each facing complex and unique risks in their day-to-day operations. Working on the rails is one of the...

Railway Benefit Fund launch Railway Family Week

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) are kicking off their second ever ‘Railway Family Week’ today and which will run until April 30th. Thanks to the...

RSSB: Help us to shape an even cleaner and greener railway!

RSSB has today opened a consultation on the Sustainable Rail Strategy (SRS) Prototype, an initial version of the leadership plan that will shape an...

RailStaff Awards is back – Thursday 24th November 2022

The RailStaff Awards are back and this year they’re bigger and better than ever! Every year, the Awards attract more entries, more interest, and more...

Railway charities extend free will writing service for a year

UK rail charities Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) and Railway Mission have extended their free will writing service for a year after over 1,000 people...

RSSB Q3 Report

Steady as we go RSSB’s third quarter safety performance update demonstrates an even trend, but the need for vigilance remains To make sure everyone gets home...

Rail companies urge customers to re-plan journeys as storms threaten major disruption

Rail companies are urging customers planning to travel on Friday to reconsider their plans after red and amber weather warnings were issued for Storm...

Mayor outlines details of TfL fare changes from March 2022

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today outlined details of the fare changes required for TfL services from 1 March 2022, following conditions set in the...

Network Rail appoints Rob Morton as Route Services managing director

Network Rail is pleased to confirm that Rob Morton has been appointed as the new managing director for Route Services, replacing Susan Cooklin, who...

UK firms encouraged to bid for £500m worth of contracts on offer at HS2’s Euston station site

HS2’s Station Construction Partner for Euston station, a joint venture between Mace and Dragados (MD JV), is ramping up procurement this month, as it...

New station entrance opens at Burnham ahead of Elizabeth line services commencing this year

A new station building has opened at Burnham station improving access and providing more space ahead of the Elizabeth line opening in the first...

Change track: Northern urges Generation X to consider apprentice opportunities in the rail industry

The UK’s second-largest train operator, Northern, has used National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 Feb) to urge Generation X – those born between 1965 and 1980...

Public competition launched to find new home for Britain’s railways

The competition to find the new home of Great British Railways officially opens today, with towns and cities across England, Wales and Scotland invited to apply.   As...

RIA North welcomes Lord McLoughlin CH as Chair of Transport for the North

Lord McLoughlin CH has been appointed Chair of Transport for the North, following a meeting of the TfN Board today. Justin Moss, Chair of RIA...

Canary Wharf becomes the penultimate Elizabeth line station transferred to TfL

Canary Wharf Elizabeth line station has been transferred to Transport for London (TfL), which means the station can be fully integrated with the operational network...

Full steam ahead to sustainability

With world leaders having just met at COP26, we would hope no-one would argue with the statement that climate change is high on everyone’s...

RBF: A helping hand through unusual times

RailStaff spoke to Railway Benefit Fund's Ryan Morgan to discuss the ongoing impact of Covid-19 and the pressures of the festive season. Around one in...