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Wearing facemasks on trains compulsory in England from 15 June

All passengers must wear face masks on public transport from 15 June. Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps announced the new...

Kevin Tribley to leave Angel Trains, replaced by returning Malcolm Brown

Leading train leasing company Angel Trains has announced that its CEO, Kevin Tribley, will retire on 1 September 2020, after 21 years...

Keolis executive chairman dismissed after four months in office

French group Keolis, which is 70 per cent owned by SNCF and 30 per cent by the Caisse de dépôt et placement...

Trespassers at risk near Whitby, North Yorkshire

Walkers in the area of Sleights, about five miles southwest of Whitby in North Yorkshire, are being warned not to trespass on...

Next Transport Commissioner for London will be Andy Byford

Andy Byford has been appointed as London's new Transport Commissioner, following an international recruitment and selection process. His most...

James Le Couilliard joins Rock Rail in the UK and Australia

Rock Rail, the rolling-stock investment company, has appointed James Le Couilliard as a new partner to focus on rail development opportunities in...

Downloadable comic promotes safety on the railway

Network Rail has produced a comic book which highlights the devastating consequences trespassing on the railway can have. It...

Network Rail supports Northumberland school with donations of PPE

Malcolm Tait, a mobile operations manager for Network Rail, based in Morpeth, has donated spare personal protective equipment (PPE) to a local...

Changes at the top at Stadler

Dr Thomas Ahlburg has left his post as group CEO of Stadler, the Swiss train manufacturer “Due to different views regarding Stadler's...

RAIB published 2019 Annual Report

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released its 2019 Annual Report. It was a busy year. During the...

Past lives: Chris White (1942-2020)

Chris White was the epitome of the dedicated railwayman. Born in 1942, his parents ran a market gardening business in the Devon...

New environment and energy manager for Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia has appointed Stephanie Evans to be its new environment and energy manager. She joins from two universities and facilities management...

New chair for rail industry’s West Midlands Supervisory Board and Grand Rail Collaboration

Alex Warner has been appointed as chair of the Grand Rail Collaboration (GRC), a West Midlands rail industry group committed to boosting...

Derby Network Rail engineer volunteers over 550 hours as NHS responder

Mike Fallows, who has worked for Network Rail for 18 years and is currently a senior engineer based at Derby, has been...

GB Railfreight appoints Alex Kirk to be its new infrastructure manager

GB Railfreight has appointed Alex Kirk as general infrastructure manager. He joins GBRf from Network Rail, where he began his career as...

Samaritans launches Self-Help app

Sometimes it can be difficult to talk about your feelings. Even knowing exactly how you're feeling can be hard.

Surge in trespass incidents bring warning to stay off the tracks

Network Rail is urging people to ‘Stay off the tracks and stay safe’ in a new digital media campaign.

Stuart Browne appointed as Hoppecke’s new general manager in the UK

Stuart Browne has been announced as the new general manager of Hoppecke Industrial Batteries’ UK operation. He joined Hoppecke...