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HAKI and Enigma forge new distribution partnership

HAKI, the manufacturer and supplier of modular scaffolding & tailored access solutions for temporary works, has entered an exclusive agreement with Enigma...

Dawlish sea wall contributes £3 million to South Devon economy

Work to rebuild and improve the sea wall at Dawlish has resulted in £3 million being spent locally in south Devon between...

HS2 seeks tenders for signalling and traffic management systems

HS2 has begun its procurement process to determine which specialist contractor will deliver the state-of-the-art signalling and control systems that will allow...

Swansea station pays homage to NHS

Continuing Network Rail’s recent tradition, Swansea station has been lit up blue in honour and gratitude to all NHS staff and other...

Southern train crew sing their support for NHS

To praise key workers and raise money for the many NHS staff who travel on their services every day, two Southern Rail...

Government pledges £1.6 billion to support Transport for London

The government has pledged financial support to Transport for London (TfL) to help its finances during the coronavirus crisis. A total of...

Network Rail warns of the dangers of abusing level crossings

Following two incidents on level crossings in Kent within a day of each other, Network Rail has issued a warning to the...

Railway Industry Association details its coronavirus concerns to government

Parliament’s Transport Committee is conducting an inquiry into ‘Coronavirus: implications for transport’. It is asking transport workers, stakeholders and members of the...

Former railway engineer (91) walks 40km for charity

A 91-year-old former railwayman has walked 40,000 metres to raise money for the world’s poorest people. Former railway engineer...

MTR European chief to retire in September

Jeremy Long, CEO of the European business of MTR, is to retire on 30 September 2020 after 15 years at the helm.

Darren Leigh joins Unipart as CFO

Leading independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy company Unipart Group has announced the appointment of Darren Leigh as group chief financial officer.

Southern ticket office worker dies after man coughed over her

While many people have died in the current coronavirus outbreak, transport workers amongst them, one recently revealed case is particularly shocking.

Eave FocusLite detects and reports noise levels as well as preventing hearing damage

Good hearing protection needs to prevent hearing damage when working in noisy environments but should still allow workers to hear instructions and...

Florence Nightingale and I K Brunel

Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse famous for her ground-breaking work in dramatically improving healthcare in Victorian times, was born on 12 May...

Limited edition model of Capt Tom Moore loco raises £140,000 for NHS

Model railway manufacturer Hornby Hobbies has released a limited-edition version of its Class 66 locomotive model to represent the locomotive that GB...

Greater Anglia increases services from Monday 18 May

Greater Anglia has announced how it will change its services to help maintain social distancing as more people return to work, while...

Alstom financial statement shows strong market position and includes Bombardier takeover update

Alstom has released its 2019/2020 financial statement, which revealed the company received €9.9 billion of orders in the year, resulting in an...

TfL sets out plans for safe travel in London

When the Prime Minister stated that those people who can’t successfully work from home – workers in the construction and manufacturing industries...