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EMR and Hitachi Rail supporting jobs in Ripley and Burton upon Trent

East Midlands Railways (EMR) and Hitachi Rail are supporting jobs in Burton upon Trent and Ripley after the awarding of contracts linked to manufacturing of...

Hannah Kingsley appointed as RSSB’s new Chief Financial Officer

Rail industry body RSSB has appointed Hannah Kingsley as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with her appointment starting on 1 January 2022. Hannah is...

London Bridge station marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with special umbrella installation celebrating neuro-diversity

This year's theme of neurodiversity is being celebrated through special 'umbrella' art at London Bridge, Victoria and Waterloo Stations will also be lit up in purple symbolising...

Sir Peter Hendy CBE appointed Chair of National Railway Museum’s Advisory Board

Network Rail Chair Sir Peter Hendy CBE has been appointed Chair of the National Railway Museum’s Advisory Board to spearhead delivery of the Museum’s Vision...

Rail station air quality monitoring commences at five Greater Anglia stations

Five stations on the Greater Anglia network have become part of a national study aimed at measuring air quality on the railway. Monitoring commenced at...

Mayor warns Tube line could shut if ministers fail to fund TfL

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has issued a dire warning that an entire Tube line could close if the Government does not grant...

Customers who refuse to wear a face covering on the TfL network risk being fined as national regulations reintroduced

In line with new Government regulations on the wearing of face coverings on public transport from Tuesday 30 November, Transport for London (TfL) is reminding all customers travelling...

Rail industry welcomes Louise Haigh MP as new Shadow Transport Secretary

The Railway Industry Association, the voice of the UK rail supply community, has welcomed Louise Haigh MP as the new Shadow Secretary of State...

Trial Operations underway ahead of Elizabeth line opening next year

Delivery of the Elizabeth line has reached its next significant milestone with the Trial Operations stage now underway. This marks the final phase of...

Government announces £96 billion Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands

The government has today announced its Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands - a £96 billion plan that outlines how major rail...

National rail contractor pledges to support new talent through the Kickstart Scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has signed up to the Kickstart Scheme to help tackle unemployment in young people and showcase the rail industry as a positive career...

Investment of £360 million to transform rail ticketing across the country

An investment of £360 million will radically reform and improve passengers’ experience of fares, ticketing and retailing on the railways. This will see contactless tap-in...

HS2 announces hundreds of new job opportunities in the West Midlands

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, has announced it has hundreds of new jobs to fill across its supply...

Network Rail launches competition to showcase careers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates

Network Rail has launched a competition to highlight the Information Technology careers available at the organisation, and in the wider rail industry, to young...

Guinness World Records holder joins Poppies to Paddington operation

GWR again links up with The Veterans Charity for Remembrance Day Record-breaking Women’s Royal Navy Service officer Barbara McGregor joined Great Western Railway’s second Poppies...

Network Rail welcomes Prime Minister at Glasgow Central to see ground-breaking green trains at COP26

The Prime Minister was welcomed to Glasgow Central station this afternoon by Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines as he boarded one of the...

Southeastern to win back passengers with more trains to boost the night-time economy and shift people from cars to greener rail

More trains will be re-introduced to the train timetable, beginning on December 12, supporting jobs and the economy across Kent, East Sussex and south-east...

Total Rail Solutions Install Defibrillators in Road Rail Vehicles & Welfare Units

Total Rail Solutions (TRS) the complete rail service provider has installed 10 x Defibrillators into a selection of its Road Rail Vehicle (RRV) fleet...