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It’s HS2, but not as we know it

So, HS2 is going ahead, much to the relief of many in the railway construction industry. The report of...

Help for those with hidden disabilities

TransPennine Express (TPE) and Hull Trains have introduced Sunflower Lanyards and assistance cards to make journeys easier for customers who have non-visible...

New Heathrow Express trains revealed

Heathrow Express revealed the first glimpses of its new fleet of trains which is due to launch in the summer. Featuring at-seat...

Quattro signs TT legend

Quattro Plant chose the MCN London Motorcycle Show to unveil its new challenger for TT glory on the Isle of Man in...

Alstom to buy Bombardier Transportation?

Alstom has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bombardier Inc. and its shareholder Caisse de dépôt et placement...

Management buyout at Ford & Stanley

Ford & Stanley Recruitment has been bought from its previous owners by its senior management. Specialising in rail, but working across a...

Freight grant for Tarmac

The Scottish Government has allocated a Freight Facilities Grant worth £1.49 million to Tarmac. It will be used to expand rail operations...

Rail to refuge

GWR has launched a partnership with the Women’s Aid charity to help women fleeing an abusive relationship and travelling to safety at...

End of term report

Tim Dugher, who is standing down as chairman of the network certification body (NCB), looks back on his time with the company

Railways need people

Graham Coombs visits Coyle Rail - popularly known as 'Coyles' - to find out just what it takes to be one of...

The challenge of new train introduction

New train fleets are being introduced into service, but they are almost all late. Malcolm Dobell considers why With...

Are railway engineering responsibilities adequately delegated?

Colin Wheeler asks whether infrastructure inspection, maintenance and renewal need to be improved and should individual railway engineers be held accountable

Who should be responsible?

An informed look at suitability, competences, training and personal accountability Trained competences are essential for the safe and reliable...

Managing competency brings improved safety

James Fox, commercial director and co-founder at 3squared, explains how technology, in the form of digital apps, is consistently driving safety and...

Loosely speaking

Retiring as policy director of the railway industry association, peter loosley reflects on his time in the industry I...

Station sleep out success

330 railwaymen and women slept out in 9 stations to raise money and awareness for Railway Children Railway stations...

STEM with a difference

Paul Darlington joined a STEM event with a difference as 32 young women from Manchester took a train to Liverpool

Young Rail Professionals – 2019/20 Round-Up

2019/20 has been a very successful year for Young Rail Professionals and David Westcough feels honoured to have been chosen to lead...