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GTR counts 20,000 viricide train treatments in fight against COVID-19

Govia Thameslink Railway has said it has just finished retreating its 20,000th train with a long-lasting viricide. It says the viricide can kill coronavirus for...

Northern’s cleaning regime reaches an impressive number

Northern said its train carriages have been cleaned almost one million times last year. In 2021, a total of 952,514 cleaning operations were carried out. In...

New timetable adjustments put in place by train operators to tackle COVID effects

Two train operators have announced changes to their timetables to deal with the effects of COVID-19. The news follows a statement yesterday from the Rail...

Rail Delivery Group says more COVID timetable changes could be on the way

The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) is reminding people that many of the train operators it represents are having to make timetable adjustments to counter...

A rundown of some of RBD’s biggest stories of the past year

Grand plans for change, adversity and the triumph of generosity have all caught your attention over the past year when reading the latest news...

TfW introducing emergency timetable to tackle COVID’s impact on staffing

Transport for Wales (TfW) has introduced an emergency timetable to help prepare for an anticipated surge in Omicron cases. TfW expects there will be a...

West Midlands Railway expects some COVID-related cancellations this weekend

West Midlands Railway has asked that people check their journeys before travelling this weekend, as they expect some service cancellations due to shortages of...

London Stratford takes the top spot as the top stop

London’s Stratford station was the top stop for passengers during the pandemic. The station, the Office of Rail and Road says, had the most people...

Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October, the Chancellor announced today (Tuesday 12 May 2020). In a boost...

New guidance published to ensure transport network is safe for those who need to use it

New guidance published today (12 May 2020) provides advice on how passengers should make journeys safely, following the publication of the government's roadmap and strategy...

Coronavirus testing extended to construction and transport workers

Anyone in England with symptoms of coronavirus who has to leave home to go to work, and all symptomatic members of the public aged...

Railway staff provide logistics expertise for NHS Nightingale Hospital North West

Network Rail has provided its logistics and project management expertise to help deliver the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West in Manchester. Dozens of volunteers with...
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Government approves £48 million of funding for transformation of Peterborough’s Station Quarter

A total of £48 million is on its way to Peterborough, following a successful Levelling Up Fund bid for the first phase of regeneration...

Former easyJet executive switches planes for trains

Northern has appointed John Khatri as its head of engineering transformation delivery. The former easyJet executive, who has also held a number of senior roles...

Kier appoints Louisa Finlay as Chief People Officer

Kier Group plc has announced that Louisa Finlay, currently Kier Construction’s Clients and Markets Managing Director, has been appointed as Chief People Officer and...

Show-stopper guest for Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has released the name of the show-stopping guest locomotive that it has secured for its Spring Steam Gala. The iconic...