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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...

Tunnel ‘pushed’ under East Coast main line

In a first for UK engineering, an 11,000-tonne curved concrete box has been successfully pushed under the East Coast main line at Werrington near...

Rail traverser for DIRFT III

A new £29 million Intermodal Rail Freight Terminal, that is being constructed by Winvic Construction for Prologis at its DIRFT intermodal logistics park in...

Improved protection for rail workers

A new and innovative range of multi-hazard protective workwear, designed to meet the needs of wearers in the rail sector, has been launched by...

Transpennine Route Upgrade summer 2021

Network Rail has announced its plans for the first tranche of its Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) programme. The work forms part of TRU’s wider...

New steam loco builds up steam

The charity behind the famous No. 60163 Tornado and Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales, has announced that Cleardata has...

First train in GTR’s £55 million fleet modernisation programme is back in service

The first of 270 trains in Govia Thameslink Railway’s £55 million fleet modernisation programme has returned to service with a host of new features. The...

Runaways, overspending and mutual understanding

Without good communication, getting the safety message across becomes impossible. In his first safety report of the new year, Colin Wheeler stresses the importance of...

Northern Ireland railways a focus on stations

Having experienced passenger growth of 130% over 12 years, Northern Ireland's stations needed urgent attention. The Northern Ireland network carried 15 million passengers in 2018,...

Driving Industry change – 10 years of collaborative working through CDF

From a nervous start, with 30-life-long competitors gathered in the same room as their major customer, the commercial directors' forum became a vibrant working...

Young Rail Professionals – YRP needs you!

Do you work in rail? or, if you don't, would you like to? or do you simply have a soft spot for trains? If the...

Transport for Wales delivers new Bow Street station

Transport for Wales is delighted to announce the opening of the new Bow Street station. The first train stopped at the station in Ceredigion, mid...

Scottish government set to reward ScotRail failure

Scottish Government set to reward failure and give Abellio a free ride to continue operating the ScotRail franchise from 2022. RAIL UNION RMT today expressed...

Suffolk New College partners with Greater Anglia to offer student outreach projects

Suffolk New College students can look forward to unique extra-curricular learning after the college teamed up with Greater Anglia to officially ‘adopt’ Ipswich rail...

Hastings line to be closed from Robertsbridge through to Tonbridge from Monday as Network Rail engineers tackle earthwork repairs

Network Rail engineers are accelerating work to rebuild a cutting at the entrance to a tunnel on the London to Hastings line to reduce...

How One Welsh-based Tour Operator Plans to Recover With ‘Home Soil Touring’

Porthmadog-based Ffestiniog Travel has said ITV's Home Sweet Home – Travels in My Own Land could well be the inspiration for Brits to book a holiday...