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A grateful nation says Thank You

The current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put many strains on society. Large numbers of people are working from home or otherwise quarantining themselves, either as a...

Morson develops app to check if contractors are ‘fit for work’

Responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, rail recruitment specialist Morson Group is preparing to supply its 3,000 remote workers with early intervention technology that...

End of term report

Tim Dugher, who is standing down as chairman of the network certification body (NCB), looks back on his time with the companyTwo years after...

The challenge of new train introduction

New train fleets are being introduced into service, but they are almost all late. Malcolm Dobell considers whyWith an unprecedented number of new vehicles...

Who should be responsible?

An informed look at suitability, competences, training and personal accountabilityTrained competences are essential for the safe and reliable operation, maintenance and renewal of our...

Young Rail Professionals – 2019/20 Round-Up

2019/20 has been a very successful year for Young Rail Professionals and David Westcough feels honoured to have been chosen to lead the organisation...

Preparing for a new jobs boom

With some skills and professions in short supply, rail contractors depend on experienced recruiters to complete their teams and ensure the successful delivery of...

Contractors launch PPE appeal to aid NHS

At a time when the NHS is struggling to cope with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, two firms in the construction industry have got together...

Interim report on Port Talbot track worker fatalities reveals “there was no safe system of work in place”

Network Rail has released an interim report into the fatalities that occurred at Margam, near Port Talbot in South Wales, on 3 July 2019.It looks...