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Stuart Calvert to be new Digital Railway head

Stuart Calvert, director of programme technical services and supply chain at Network Rail’s Group Digital Railway (GDR), has been announced as its new managing...

Royal Military Police to join BTP on patrol

Officers from the Royal Military Police (RMP) will join BTP on patrol at Liverpool Street and Waterloo stations as part of a...

New head of apprenticeships at Network Rail

Network Rail has hired its first dedicated head of apprenticeships.  Newstarter Richard Turner joins from Virgin Trains where he...

Andrew Haines’ 100-day review: “The need for radical change is clear”

Chief executive Andrew Haines has concluded there is a "need for radical change" at Network Rail after completing his 100-day review.

Stagecoach receives five-month extension for East Midlands franchise

With weeks to go until it was set to expire, the Department for Transport has extended Stagecoach's operation of the East Midlands...

Community rail partner for Isle of Purbeck

Purbeck Community Rail Partnership (CRP) has employed a part-time community rail partnership officer (CRPO) thanks to funding from South Western Railway (SWR)....

RMT suspends Northern strike action after “major breakthrough”

Union RMT has suspended its ongoing programme of strike action at Northern over the retention and the role of the guard on...

First track laid for Westside tram extension

Light rail minister Jesse Norman was joined by regional transport chiefs to see the Midland Metro Alliance lay the first track for...

Robinson onboard for Wales

Not-for-profit government agency Transport for Wales has appointed Lee Robinson as development director for North Wales.  The region will...

Visitor registration opens for Railtex 2019

Professionals from across the rail industry can now register in advance for free to attend Railtex 2019, the 14th international exhibition of rail equipment,...

RailStaff Jan/Feb 2019: Ruby the Great

https://issuu.com/railmedia/docs/railstaff-janfeb-19 Read more: Great British Bake Off finalist Ruby Bhogal reveals all about her career in rail  

Travelling by train in China

Over the past 30 years China’s economy has grown at an average of 10 per cent. Although it has recently slowed...

Great British Bake Off finalist Ruby Bhogal reveals all about her career in rail

When Ruby Bhogal returned to work on August 30, she was greeted with a warmer reception than usual. She’d only had...

The pioneering project that could allow dozens of aspiring train operators to follow their dreams

When customer service assistant Alex Bulley successfully applied to become a London Underground train operator, it was a dream come true.

Combating health concerns through changes in diet

Registered dietitian Alison Clark looks at specific health issues faced by rail workers and how dietitians can help

RailStaff Jan/Feb 2019: Reflections & resolutions

Whether you’re one for resolutions or not, you can’t deny there’s a renewed sense of optimism that comes when you emerge from the Christmas...

Railway flash mob releases charity single

A choral flash mob that went viral with a performance of 'Lean on Me' at Christmas has released a charity single. Known as 'Voices for...

Freightliner plans new locomotive maintenance facility

Freightliner has released plans to build a state-of-the-art locomotive and wagon maintenance and fuelling facility at its Ranelagh Road freight yard in Ipswich. Around 20...