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New arrival: the future of contactless train travel

Two British tech disruptors – Whoosh and Ordamo – recently joined forces to improve rail journey experiences. Supporting COVID-safe train travel, their combined digital skills increase the capabilities...

Inside Track: The start of something new…

It’s not every day that the railway industry sees the introduction of a new printed magazine. In fact, in this day of digital communications,...

XYZ Rail and Civils: The new chapter for Stobart Rail and Civils

Whilst the branding might be new to most, XYZ Rail & Civils has long been renowned for its innovative and efficient civil engineering, delivering...

In The News | 7th May 2021 | Latest Rail News

Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Friday, 7th May 2021 The latest rail news on Friday, 7th May 2021 Train firms see...

Pilot who dug tunnel in the ‘Great Escape’ to have train named in his honour by GWR

A Second World War pilot who played a vital part in the ‘Great Escape’ from a German prisoner-of-war camp will today have a train...

West Midlands Trains hailed for commitment to diversity and inclusion

Rail operator West Midlands Trains (WMT) has been hailed for its commitment to diversity and inclusion after receiving a prestigious national accreditation. The company, which...

TransPennine Express creates new rail connection for hospital workers in North Yorkshire

Further train services are to be brought back later this month to help those returning to rail following lockdown.  Train company TransPennine Express (TPE) will...

West Midlands Railway issues passenger advice during year -long Perry Barr station closure

Rail passengers in Birmingham are being reminded to make alternative travel plans when Perry Barr station closes for a year-long redevelopment from next week...

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National Railway Museum announces net zero target ahead of May reopening

The National Railway Museum, and the Science Museum Group, has announced an ambitious target to achieve net zero by 2033, reinforcing its commitment to...

RIA launches RailDecarb21 – calling on Government to decarbonise rail ahead of COP26

The Railway Industry Association (RIA), the voice of the UK rail supply community, has announced its new RailDecarb21 campaign today, calling on the Government to redouble...

RBD gives Women’s Aid a platform to help more vulnerable people

RBD is teaming up with the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Women’s Aid is our new Charity of the...
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“At-Seat Order” rolled out across Avanti West Coast UK network

Avanti West Coast has rolled out a new service across its UK network where customers can have food and drink delivered to their seat. Introduced...

In The News | 5th May 2021 | Latest Rail News

Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Wednesday, 5th May 2021 The latest rail news on Wednesday, 5th May 2021 The type of...

Kier strengthens its executive team with two new appointments

Kier, a leading provider of infrastructure and construction services, announces two new appointments to its executive committee. Sophie Timms is promoted to the role of Corporate Affairs Director and...

First phase of demolition at new Gosforth depot is completed and track foundation work about to start

Ahead of the arrival of new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro, Stadler and construction partner, VolkerFitzpatrick, are making progress on the construction...

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GBRf name new locomotive as King’s Cross project reaches final stage

To celebrate the final closure of the Kings Cross signal box, GB Railfreight, one of the UK’s leading transport companies, named a Class 66...

“At-Seat Order” rolled out across Avanti West Coast UK network

Avanti West Coast has rolled out a new service across its UK network where customers can have food and drink delivered to their seat. Introduced...

Fundraising efforts receive a welcome boost as steam engine goes on holiday

Due to the pandemic, millions of holiday-makers will be enjoying a "staycation" this summer but a small steam engine from South East England will...

Tyne and Wear Metro gets a new £4.2m CCTV system

A new generation of advanced CCTV has been installed on Metro as part of a £4.2m revamp of security cameras on the network. The new...
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In The News | 7th May 2021 | Latest Rail News

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In The News | 6th May 2021 | Latest Rail News

Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Thursday, 6th May 2021 The latest rail news on Thursday, 6th May 2021 Network Rail is...

In The News | 5th May 2021 | Latest Rail News

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