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Andy Bagguley named as Porterbrook’s fleet services director

Porterbrook has announced the appointment of Andy Bagguley as fleet services director. Andy will join on 3 June from East West Rail Company. Taking responsibility...

QTS Group announces Andy Steel as new managing director

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has announced that Andy Steel, currently the company's Operations Director of Civils and Geotechnical, has been appointed as the...

Alex Hynes appointed DfT’s director general for rail services

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced the appointment of Alex Hynes to the role of director general, Rail Services. Alex will join the...

Liz Baldwin named new director for Southern Integrated Delivery

Liz Baldwin has been appointed as the Southern Integrated Delivery (SID) director to deliver Network Rail’s Southern region’s renewals portfolio for the next 10...

Network Rail appoints Jason Hamilton to lead railway in North & East

Jason Hamilton has been named as the new route director of Network Rail's North & East route. He will take over the role from...

CIRO chief executive to step down after 12-years

CIRO Chief Executive Fiona Tordoff has announced she will step down from her role following more than a decade of leadership that significantly improved...

Join us at the Rail Safety Summit – 12th March 2024

Britain’s railways have an enviable safety record but reports of incidents and near misses show there is room for improvement. Time and time again,...

Industry reacts to draft Rail Reform Bill

ers yesterday (Tuesday 20 February) put forward their plan for the future of the railways, publishing a draft Rail Reform Bill for pre-legislative scrutiny. The...

New year, new start

The weeks after the Christmas break always fly by and somehow we now find ourselves bang in the middle of February. While it may...

In memoriam: honouring the legacy of Tom O’Connor, the visionary founder of Rail Media

It is with profound sorrow that we share the passing of Tom O’Connor, the esteemed founder of Rail Media, on Sunday 14 January 2024....

Rail Safety Summit 2024

The Rail Safety Summit has brought rail safety professionals together for the last 12 years, providing a unique opportunity for them to network and...

More questions than answers

Colin Wheeler delivers the latest news in rail safety from the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB). We are told that at some time during this...

‘The Peaks and Dales Line’: Bringing relief on a congested network

Stephen Chaytow of the Manchester and East Midlands Rail Action Partnership, makes an updated and strengthened case for reinstatement of the Peaks and Dales...

Unique challenges in a changing climate

Met Office Climate Scientist Alice Lake discusses how climate change will continue to influence the efficiency of the UK’s railways. A winter of what has...

Honoured Members of the Rail Industry

When King Charles’ New Years Honours List was announced at the end of December, individuals across the country in all fields of work were...

The RailStaff Awards – A night like no other

It only seems five minutes since we were celebrating at the RailStaff Awards 2024, but we’re already preparing for another spectacular event. The Awards become...