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Young Rail Professionals: promoting diversity and inclusion

Bonnie Price, CEO of Young Rail Professionals (YRP), returns to give you its latest news and activities. Welcome to the latest update from the YRP...

Celebrating 20 years of Darwin

Jacqueline Starr, chief executive officer of Rail Delivery Group (RDG), marks a milestone for Darwin, the rail industry’s official real-time train running information system. Darwin...

RailStaff insights: Smarter Information, Smarter Journeys

Jo Shelley of Network Rail (NR) and Adam Blower from the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) took some time out to talk to RailStaff about...

‘The Peaks and Dales Line’: Bringing relief on a congested network

Stephen Chaytow of the Manchester and East Midlands Rail Action Partnership, makes an updated and strengthened case for reinstatement of the Peaks and Dales...

LGBTQ+ champions

Pride month (1-30 June) is a time to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and highlight its history, achievements, and struggle for equality. Supporting and celebrating...

Andy Lord confirmed as London’s Transport Commissioner

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and the Board of Transport for London (TfL) today announced that Andy Lord has been appointed as London’s...

Walk the Wigan to Bolton rail trail

David Shirres Throughout Britain there are 70 community rail partnerships (CRPs) that work with train operators on various initiatives including bringing stations to life. The...

Customers strongly encouraged not to travel tomorrow ahead of week of travel disruption across TfL and national rail services

Transport for London (TfL) is strongly encouraging people not to travel on Tuesday 21 June and until mid-morning on Wednesday 22 June, unless absolutely...

Landmark plan sets out the transport investment needed in the South East

Transport for the South East (TfSE) has launched a 12-week public consultation on a £45 billion plan that sets out the steps to decarbonise...

New ‘Connected Mobility Hub’ just the ticket to help Local Authorities enhance public transport

Better ticketing and fare offers for passengers could be a little nearer thanks to the launch of a new support service for the North’s...

Pay out for passengers after IT issues impact train delay compensation

Thousands of rail passengers impacted by an IT error will be reimbursed for the inconvenience they experienced when attempting to claim compensation for a...

HS2 to deliver seamless mobile connectivity

Passengers using Britain’s new high speed rail network will enjoy seamless mobile coverage delivering uninterrupted streaming and calls as trains speed through its tunnels,...

National Rail Contract awarded to Great Western Railway

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today awarded a National Rail Contract (NRC) to Great Western Railway (GWR) to continue operating the Great Western...

Northern all set to celebrate Blackpool Pride with customers and colleagues this weekend

Northern is celebrating Pride Month alongside colleagues and the communities across its rail network.   The train operator is a sponsor of this weekend’s Blackpool Pride...

Talks continue in rail dispute

Responding to news of strike dates being announced by the RMT, Andrew Haines, Network Rail’s chief executive, said: “We continue to meet with our trades unions...

Elizabeth line opening on track

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the Elizabeth line is on track to open in the first half of this year. TFL is...

Rail companies urge customers to re-plan journeys as storms threaten major disruption

Rail companies are urging customers planning to travel on Friday to reconsider their plans after red and amber weather warnings were issued for Storm...

Mayor outlines details of TfL fare changes from March 2022

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today outlined details of the fare changes required for TfL services from 1 March 2022, following conditions set in the...