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Urban Transport Group brings together past and present Nexus leaders to celebrate 40 years of Tyne and Wear Metro at special event

The Urban Transport Group is bringing together the former boss of Nexus (the public body which operates the Tyne and Wear Metro) Mike Parker...

Webinar to showcase local job opportunities on HS2

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain’s new high-speed railway, is hosting a virtual careers fair on Wednesday 24th February to showcase the jobs the project...

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station move forward with £400k land deal

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station have moved forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed a £400,000 investment to buy...

Midlands leaders call on Chancellor to back Midlands Rail Hub

£2bn project listed as transport priority in Conservative Party ManifestoWest Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Chairman of Midlands Connect and Midlands Engine Sir John...

NRL awarded Network Rail Ground Support contract

NRL’s specialist Rail team have been awarded a contract to provide Ground Support Teams to support Network Rail’s S&C Grinding Trains.The contract continues the...

GRAHAM welcomes new intake of civil engineering graduates

GRAHAM has welcomed the “next generation of talent” to its Civil Engineering Graduate Programme.An official launch day, hosted virtually at the end of last...

Alstom appoints Nick Crossfield as UK & Ireland Managing Director following Bombardier Transportation acquisition

Alstom has appointed Nick Crossfield as Managing Director for the UK & Ireland. Nick held the same role for Alstom prior to its acquisition...

Meet Bob, the 76-year-old apprentice thriving on Govia Thameslink Railway’s apprenticeship programme

Pipped to be the oldest apprentice in the UKWith National Apprenticeship Week in full swing, GTR unveils its diverse fold of apprentices; setting out...

HS2 launches recruitment campaign to mark National Apprenticeship Week

‘Build the Future’ is the theme marking the 14th annual celebration of apprenticeships and HS2 is showing its support by recruiting more young talent...

Footpath reopens following major work to protect railway from erosion in East Yorkshire

A popular footpath which runs between Hessle and North Ferriby has reopened following the completion of major work to protect a nearby railway embankment...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile...

Take a ride on the GWR Brain Train from the safety of home

Train operator Great Western Railway has devised another set of brain-teasing questions to help home-schooling parents keep their children educated and #enterTrained.Youngsters are being...

Marks Tey rail station gains 200 additional secure cycle parking spaces

Cyclists using Marks Tey rail station are set to benefit from more secure cycle parking, with an extra 200 spaces now available.The secure facilities...

Passengers to benefit from railway drainage improvements in Trafford

Passenger journeys are being made more reliable with railway drainage upgrade work underway in Greater Manchester.A £1.3m Great North Rail Project investment will see a...

Passengers set for longer platforms, new footbridge and step free access in £31million Feltham station upgrade

£31million Feltham station upgrade completed with extended platforms, new pedestrian and cycle bridge and step-free entranceClosure of Feltham West level crossing has enhanced the...

Fleet performance celebrated by Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales is delighted to confirm that it has hit fleet availability targets every day for more than a year.In what has been...

Great Western Railway provides extra trains to help vaccine roll-out

Great Western Railway is providing 17 extra trains a day to Newbury Racecourse to help with the roll-out of the coronavirus vaccine.The additional station...

Major improvements on scenic Esk Valley line as Network Rail upgrades 1940’s track

Network Rail is upgrading sections of track on the Esk Valley line, which date back to the 1940’s, to bring smoother journeys for passengers...