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Sheepish Network Rail solves woolly problem in Cumbria

The Settle to Carlisle railway is a well-known tourist attraction as well as a transport route. It traverses some areas of outstanding...

An emotional goodbye

LNER staff marked the end of an era on March 20 when train manager Osman Khatri, 69, bowed out after 43 years...

Young Rail Professionals turns 10

Former and present-day chairs reflect on the organisation’s success as it celebrates a milestone year 

Safety gear and tech of the future

Stewart Thorpe shines the spotlight on five innovative new safety products for the rail industry which could become commonplace in the workplace

Warming up for Railtex

Whether you’re a visitor or an exhibitor, if you’re in the middle of planning your strategy for the UK’s premier rail exhibition,...

Co-operation over criticism

Mandy Geal, founder of culture change specialist Learning Partners, calls on the industry to drive out the blame games

RailStaff Awards: Time to embark on a new journey

Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday that the new line-up of rail industry heroes was crowned at the...

Real people, real stories

Samaritans’ Nikki Mugford writes about its new mental health awareness and suicide prevention campaign As...

East Midlands Railway

Transport officials have chosen Abellio to run the next East Midlands franchise.  Beginning on August 18 under the name...

Explosive package at Waterloo

Tuesday, March 5 is a day postmaster Kevin Beechey is unlikely ever to forget.  What began as a normal...

A league of their own

Four amateur football teams are battling it out for the inaugural GTR Railway Football League title. Brighton Train Crews...

RailStaff April 2019: Putting passengers first

Next month will mark two years since I stepped through the doors of hall three at the NEC for my first Railtex....

Launch for Fast Trackers 2019

Newcastle College's rail academy hosted the launch of Fast Trackers 2019 on March 15. During the morning, a...

Industry calls on volunteers to step forward in support of the Samaritans

The rail industry has announced the "Million Hour Challenge", which aims to encourage staff to donate their time, energy and skills to...

Severn Valley Railway’s future safeguarded

A National Lottery grant of £853,800 to repair the Falling Sands Viaduct in Kidderminster will "safeguard" Severn Valley Railway's (SVR) future.

4LM milestone as new signalling goes live

Transport for London has announced that the first section of new signalling set to transform almost half of the Tube network has...

Line closure shortened thanks to Ivy and Holly the robots

Vital maintenance work between Taunton and Exeter St David’s in Somerset has been sped up thanks to the use of concrete-spraying robots....

Council approves Edinburgh Trams extension

Work on a 4.7km extension of the Edinburgh tram to Newhaven is set to begin after city councillors voted 36 to 26...