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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...

Network Rail signaller 3D prints thousands of visors for care workers

A railway signaller is using his spare time to create visors for care workers on his 3D printer during the coronavirus pandemic. Gary Knight is...
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Leaf busting trains and drones keeping rail routes clear this autumn

A special fleet of ‘leaf-busting’ trains have started blasting leaves off the line to help keep passengers and freight moving across the West Midlands...

Railway Benefit Fund launch Energy Support Fund for railway staff

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) have today relaunched their Energy Support Fund, in reaction to the increased cost of living many are expected to...