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Successful North Devon Blockade

Dyer & Butler has successfully completed platform extension works and two bridge renewals on behalf of Network Rail during a nine-day blockade on the...

Virtual reality brings hs2 station to life

In an innovative world-first, virtual reality, eye-tracking and emotion-sensing technology is being developed in combination and being used to develop how passengers will navigate...

Nine centuries of history uncovered by HS2

Archaeologists working to prepare the UK for HS2, have begun unlocking almost 900 years of history at St Mary’s Church in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire.The...

Back on track: Railtex & Infrarail 2021 confirmed to go ahead in September

As the country nears stage 4 of the roadmap established by the Government, the entire railway industry expresses its support and commitmentFollowing the successful...

What makes RailStaff Awards unique?

Every year, the Railstaff Awards attracts more entries, more interest and more companies than ever before, even though it's not a corporate event. Why?The...

HR, Diversity and Inclusion

One of the longer titles for a category in this year’s RailStaff Awards - the HR, Diversity & Inclusion Person or Team Award -...

Station staff

The men and women who staff the 2,500 railway stations around the country have a lot to cope with.They have to keep those stations...

How post Covid working should become safer

In this issue's report Colin Wheeler covers RAIB's annual report for 2020, the retirement of Simon French, accidents, near misses, no more lows and...

Environmental health matters

Look around you. Is your workplace healthy? Are there hazards - Perhaps invisible to the eye - That aren't being addressed?We may rarely think...

ARQ renews focus on decarbonisation

Decarbonisation will be a significant focus for the rail industry over the next 30 years as the UK Government aims to remove all diesel-only...

Young Rail Professionals – Working From Home

The industry has a responsibility to get the balance right between home and office working, to provide safe working environments, and to ensure the...

QTS Group acquires electrification specialists REL

Leading rail infrastructure engineering services provider, QTS Group Ltd (“QTS”), has completed the acquisition of Uddingston based rail electrification experts, Rail Electrification Limited (“REL”).The...

New London Underground Piccadilly Line Trains

In March 2021, Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London and Michael Peter Global CEO of Siemens Mobility unveiled the design of the forthcoming Piccadilly line...

Coming out of lockdown

As the country takes the next steps out of lockdown, rail companies are running more services and longer trains, increasing space to support social...

HS2 begins work on UK’s longest rail viaduct

Work has started on the UK’s longest railway bridge, with ground engineers sinking the first of almost 300 piles that will form the foundations...

HS2 apprentice flies the flag for International Women’s Day

Nineteen-year-old Lisa-Marie from London is defying gender biases. As a civil engineering apprentice she was flying the flag for women and girls working in...

‘There is always hope’ campaign launched

Young people have seen their mental health deteriorate the most since the pandemic began, according to new research from Network Rail and national mental...

Colourful community art brightens up Bristol

Five local artists and artist groups have successfully covered up graffiti with a range of new vibrant artwork at Fox Park viaduct in Easton,...