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No Messin’ Railway Safety Cup 2011 champions crowned

Aspiring young footballers from Swansea have been emulating their promotion-winning heroes, Swansea City. Pentrehafod School was crowned No Messin’ Railway Safety Cup 2011 champions after...

Settled future for Settle & Carlisle line

The 14th July may mark the anniversary of the French Revolution, however further north it marks the less traumatic revolution on the Settle and...

Rail staff warn London Underground passengers after man is decapitated

Police and railway staff on the London Underground have warned passengers against walking from one carriage to another through the internal doors at the...

Second Spring for Mull Rail

The Isle of Mull railway is to be crated up and exported to Balloch on the shores of Loch Lomond. It’s the ‘high road’ and...

Rowe Hankins co-founder Roger Rowe dies

Celebrations at top rail supplier, Rowe Hankins, marking 25 years in business, have been tinged with sadness following the death of one of the...

Dublin’s light rail LUAS extension launched

The latest extension to Dublin’s light rail system, LUAS, has opened. The new line runs from the existing Red Line stop at Belgard to the...

Colin Flack to host RailStaff Awards

Presenting the prizes at this year’s RailStaff Awards is Colin Flack, chief executive of the Rail Alliance. The one time army colonel now heads one...

Vital Rail wins Underground staff supply contract

Vital Rail has won a major contract with TfL-owned Tube Lines Limited for the provision of labour to support track maintenance and upgrade works. The...

Stobart Rail refurbishes Foxfield Viaduct

Stobart Rail has gained valuable experience after completing a sensitive refurbishment of Foxfield Viaduct on the Carnforth - Whitehaven line. The railway crosses the Duddon...

Atkins to design £160m project for Denmark’s Northwest Railway

Atkins, with partners, Cowi, has been asked by Rail Net Denmark to help with detailed design of the £160 million project to double-track Denmark’s...

Rail supporters help put whiskey on the rails

Rail supporters in the north of Scotland are helping whisky distilleries put more of the water of life on the metals. 77 of Scotland’s 99...

Jump start on a Manchester tram

Using foreign made trams presents unique challenges to drivers and passengers in Manchester. When the back door of a tram in Manchester stuck open, the...

GWR supporters rally round

Supporters of the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway, part of which was lost in a dramatic landslip earlier this year, have been rallying round...

New PR chief for Crossrail

Louise Brooker-Carey has been recruited as Head of External Affairs at Crossrail. The one time comms supremo at Tube Lines rejoins the rail industry from...

Garry Gilby becomes President of SOE

A former London Transport apprentice is the new president of the SOE. Garry Gilby became President of the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) during the...

March unites industry in Derby

Even the local football club has come down on the side of railway workers at Litchurch Lane in Derby - threatened with closure when...

David Franks joins Keolis

David Franks has joined Keolis as managing director for New Franchises. Mr Franks will be based in Keolis UK’s London office and will report directly...

Acts of Kindness on the Underground

As part of the Art on the Underground project TfL is running an exhibition of stories which tell of the innumerable acts of kindness...