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HS2 signs up to Tomorrow’s Engineers Code of Practice

To help make engineering careers accessible for this and the next generation of young people, HS2 has signed up to The Tomorrow’s...

Railway workers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday 10 October, includes a number of railway workers, many recognised for their work in...

Richard Allan to join Chiltern Railway as MD

Chiltern Railways has announced it has appointed Richard Allan as its new managing director. Chiltern, an Arriva company, has...

Great Western Railway names train after D-Day veteran

Great Western Railway (GWR) has honoured one of Britain’s last surviving D-Day veterans, Harry Billinge MBE, by naming a train after him..

New global rail director for Cundall

Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Cundall has announced the appointment of Stephen Dale as global rail director, a brand-new role which will see him...

New chief executive for the Campaign for Better Transport

Paul Tuohy has been named as the new chief executive of the Campaign for Better Transport. He will step...

South Western Railway’s customer service heroes

With National Customer Service Week taking place on 5-9 October, South Western Railway (SWR) asked its customers...

120 Tyne and Wear Metro staff switch employer as Stadler as assumes responsibility for service and maintenance

Stadler is now responsible for servicing and maintaining the old Tyne and Wear Metro fleet in Newcastle upon Tyne and has become...

Neil Walker is new managing director of Unipart Rail and Unipart Manufacturing Group

Leading independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy group Unipart has announced the appointment of Neil Walker as the managing director of its Rail...

Frazer-Nash welcomes head of human resources Sam Geis to the board

Sam Geis, head of human resources at Frazer-Nash since 2017, is taking up the newly created role of People Director, an appointment...

RMT calls for urgent Government support for open-access rail operators to avoid job losses

Rail trade union RMT has called on the Government to provide a financial support package for open-access operators Grand Central and Hull...

TBF creates two Covid-related memorial funds

Many of those working on the front line of the public transport industry have suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic. This has been...

New-look Optilan strengthens and expands

Despite the market challenges caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, leading international communications and security specialist Optilan has used the last six...

Asquith Xavier recognised by plaque at Chatham station

British Rail guard Asquith Xavier, who broke the colour bar at Euston station in 1966, has been recognised with a plaque in...

State of the market: Infrastructure in Q3

The coronavirus pandemic has hit most industries hard, but infrastructure – a sector dominated by transport – has fared better than many.

Pedestrian saved by dog on railway crossing

Only the actions of his dog saved a pedestrian, who was wearing headphones when using a footpath level crossing in East Yorkshire,...

Rail companies work with police to promote use of face coverings

The British Transport Police is working with four train companies, Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink, as part of a new pilot...

Ian Wilson to expand rail freight offering at Forth Ports

Forth Ports, the UK’s third largest ports group that owns and operates eight commercial ports in the UK – Tilbury on the...