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QTS Group acquires electrification specialists REL

Leading rail infrastructure engineering services provider, QTS Group Ltd (“QTS”), has completed the acquisition of Uddingston based rail electrification experts, Rail Electrification Limited (“REL”).The...

New London Underground Piccadilly Line Trains

In March 2021, Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London and Michael Peter Global CEO of Siemens Mobility unveiled the design of the forthcoming Piccadilly line...

Coming out of lockdown

As the country takes the next steps out of lockdown, rail companies are running more services and longer trains, increasing space to support social...

HS2 begins work on UK’s longest rail viaduct

Work has started on the UK’s longest railway bridge, with ground engineers sinking the first of almost 300 piles that will form the foundations...

HS2 apprentice flies the flag for International Women’s Day

Nineteen-year-old Lisa-Marie from London is defying gender biases. As a civil engineering apprentice she was flying the flag for women and girls working in...

‘There is always hope’ campaign launched

Young people have seen their mental health deteriorate the most since the pandemic began, according to new research from Network Rail and national mental...

Colourful community art brightens up Bristol

Five local artists and artist groups have successfully covered up graffiti with a range of new vibrant artwork at Fox Park viaduct in Easton,...

Hull Trains returns with live tracker

Hull Trains has introduced new technology which publishes the level of passengers onboard in real time, to help make social-distanced travelling easier when services...

A new beginning – Network Certification in a post-brexit UK

Malcolm Dobell sits down with Craig Young, NCB's Head of Business Development to see how NCB has flourished and its plans for the future.Network...

White zone working is needed to change our rail safety culture!

30 year old track patroller fatally injured near surbiton and RAIB publish report on fatal accident to vision impaired passenger at Eden Park station.There...

MPs raise concerns over Highways England’s ‘assault’ on legacy rail structures

The House of Commons Transport Committee has intervened in a row over Highways England’s intention of infilling or demolishing hundreds of disused railway structures,...

All Aboard The Million Hour Challenge

This spring marks the second anniversary of the Million Hour Challenge, encouraging rail staff to come together and donate their time and support TO...

Ribblehead viaduct repairs complete

Iconic structure benefits from sensitive remedial works over harsh winter.Since November 2020, 100ft high scaffolding towers have moved across seven of the viaduct’s 24...

KeolisAmey Metrolink strengthens commitment to employee safety

KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) has made it easier for its employees to speak up about health and safety concerns by becoming a member of CIRAS...

On track to be a chaplain:

Recently Helen Lewis joined Railway Mission as the Railway and British Transport Police Chaplain for South and Mid-Wales.  She joins the railway industry as...

Vannin Solutions: A New Name in Permanent Recruitment

Founded by Ian Thomas and Victoria Hesketh in late 2020, Vannin Solutions are permanent recruitment specialists for the UK Rail Industry. Based in Ormskirk,...

King’s Uncrossed Crucial stage of £1.2billion East Coast Upgrade

Network Rail teams are gearing up to carry out a major stage of the £1.2billion upgrade to the East Coast Main Line, which is...

McGinley Support Services appoints Russell Otter

McGinley Support Services has appointed Russell Otter to be Operations Director. Russell has been working in senior leadership positions in rail recruitment for over...