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Preparations well underway for Railtex/Infrarail – the meeting place for the rail industry in 2021

From 7 – 9 September 2021, Railtex/Infrarail will gather the whole railway industry together in Birmingham. It will be the first time the exhibitions...

RISQS launches exciting rebrand and new website and announces its latest offering for members.

Over the last few months RISQS, under the stewardship of RSSB, has undergone various challenges. Despite all the recent changes - RISQS has remained...

Rail still safer and greener than road

Britain’s railways remain the safest and greenest forms of land transport, but there is no room for complacency.The independent rail safety body RSSB has...

Recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Four Network Rail employees have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.Rajinder Pryor, John Sidebotham, Danny Hawkins and Simon Lloyd have been recognised...

Dartmoor line closer to reopening

The reopening of the railway line between Okehampton and Exeter is one step closer after Network Rail finished relaying the new track and sleepers...

Avanti West Coast launches new travel class

Avanti West Coast has become the first UK train operating company to offer an additional class of travel as part of its services.Sitting between...

New hospital connection helps NHS workers

Following feedback from customers, TransPennine Express are making changes to some of its Yorkshire services, including the creation of a new connection for hospital...

New national flexible season tickets

The launch of flexible season tickets is the first step in the reform of the railways, as part of the recently launched Williams-Shapps Plan...

The future of railway footbridges

A new design of bridge that could transform rail crossings across Britain has been unveiled.The innovative circular bridge is set to revolutionise the way...

Cumbrian Railways unite against ‘destructive’ bridge scheme

Supporters of two heritage railways in Cumbria have been lobbying council officials and their local MP over the infilling of a bridge that is...

Northern City goes digital

Passengers on the Northern City Line, one of the most important routes into the City of London, will enjoy more reliable journeys as work...

The fight to end loneliness

TransPennine Express (TPE) has partnered with the Campaign to End Loneliness and is taking steps to inform customers, colleagues and people who live in...

New bogie drop installation

A new bogie drop facility has been installed at Greater Anglia’s Crown Point rail depot to help maintain the operator’s fleet of Stadler bi-mode...

Successful North Devon Blockade

Dyer & Butler has successfully completed platform extension works and two bridge renewals on behalf of Network Rail during a nine-day blockade on the...

Virtual reality brings hs2 station to life

In an innovative world-first, virtual reality, eye-tracking and emotion-sensing technology is being developed in combination and being used to develop how passengers will navigate...

Nine centuries of history uncovered by HS2

Archaeologists working to prepare the UK for HS2, have begun unlocking almost 900 years of history at St Mary’s Church in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire.The...

Back on track: Railtex & Infrarail 2021 confirmed to go ahead in September

As the country nears stage 4 of the roadmap established by the Government, the entire railway industry expresses its support and commitmentFollowing the successful...

What makes RailStaff Awards unique?

Every year, the Railstaff Awards attracts more entries, more interest and more companies than ever before, even though it's not a corporate event. Why?The...