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Railwayman joins international VE Day pipe tribute

Although many of the community celebrations planned for VE Day had to be cancelled due to the current coronavirus outbreak, one very...

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...

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...

John Hickling joins 3Squared from Bombardier

Sheffield-based rail technology specialist 3Squared has announced the appointment of John Hickling as Client Partnership Director, a new role created as the...

Repairs to Cumbrian Coast line near completion

Network Rail has announced that repairs will soon be complete on a section of the Cumbrian Coast line left badly damaged by...

North East rail workers support NHS with donations of PPE

Operations staff working for Network Rail in the North East are doing their bit to support the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis...

Rail safety film wins Gold Award in New York

A rail safety film that highlights the dangers of rail trespass has won a prestigious award at an international New York festival.

New helmet screen provides face protection and inhibits the spread of Covid-19 for wearers of hard hats

Workwear and PPE manufacturer Portwest has reacted to the current COVID-19 pandemic by releasing a low-cost yet effective face screen that will...

Charlene Wallace to lead Network Rail’s focus on passengers and customers

Network Rail has appointed Charlene Wallace as director for national passenger and customer experience at Network Services. She brings...

TPE all change at the top

Leo Goodwin has stepped down as managing director of TransPennine Express to pursue other opportunities. He has held various...

Former MP joins CPMS board

Ben Howlett has joined the board of multi-disciplinary management specialist CPMS as a non-executive director to work closely with the advisory board...

Rock Rail’s Australian team takes shape

Investment funder Rock Rail has announced that it will spearhead its entry into the Australian market under the leadership of Jim Eldridge,...

Darren James joins Keltbray as Group CEO

Darren James has been appointed as group chief executive officer of Keltbray, the UK specialist engineering services company. He moves from Costain,...

Sue Kershaw to head up transportation at Costain

Costain has recruited Sue Kershaw to be the new managing director of its transportation division, where she will be responsible for the...

Scott Harrison is new COO at Permaquip

Scott Harrison has joined railway equipment manufacturer Permaquip as chief operating officer. He will be based in the Stanton Hill office where...

Neil Hannah to chair NCB

Network Certification Body (NCB), which provides a system-wide approach to railway assurance and certification on infrastructure, vehicle and freight projects, has announced the appointment...

West Coast appointments

Phil Whittingham remains as the managing director for services on what was formerly known as the InterCity West Coast franchise as he...

Metro man bows out

An engineering stalwart who oversaw the construction of the Tyne and Wear Metro’s tracks is retiring after 47 years in the rail...