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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...

A story of a night shift key worker during COVID-19

Linbrooke has shared the story of Jonathan Hampson, its rail signalling testing engineer who holds another critical position: Safe Work Leader during his shift. The...

RBF charity helps railway families cope with Coronavirus

Railway families struggling to cope during the coronavirus crisis have a dedicated charity to turn to. The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) is providing extra...

Contractors praised for the construction of NHS Louisa Jordan

Contractors working on the temporary NHS Scotland hospital in the Scottish Events Campus (SEC), Glasgow, were given a guard of honour as its construction...

LNER Reserves rally to support communities

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has launched 'LNER Reserves' enabling its people to volunteer to help the NHS, emergency services, charities and other organisations...

Over 90% reduction in rail passengers: Rail Minister update on coronavirus

The Rail Minister has praised the transport sector for the critical role it is playing in the fight against coronavirus. Chris Heaton-Harris was giving an...

HSE warns it could close sites of those not complying with Public Health England guidance

The Health and Safety Executive, TUC and CBI have issued a joint statement warning action will be taken against employers not complying with the...

Construction underway at NHS Louisa Jordan

Building has started at the temporary NHS Scotland hospital in the Scottish Events Campus (SEC), Glasgow, with over 500 staff on site. Over 400 contractors...

Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern issue updated timetables

West Midlands Railway will begin running to a new timetable from Monday as part of the rail industry's commitment to operate regular train services...

Emergency Working Principles of Rail Industry Coronavirus Forum

The Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA) has released details of the Emergency Working Principles of the Rail Industry Coronavirus Forum. It says the emergency working...

Merseyrail announces extra evening services for key workers

Yesterday Merseyrail announced a reduced timetable starting on Thursday 2 April as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with services operating between 07:00 and...
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Northern rolls out new chemical-free cleaner to bring ‘Michelin star cleanliness’ to train carriages 

Northern has rolled out a new cleaning product which will leave its train interiors clean enough to eat from – and cut down on...

Vogelsang UK celebrates 20 years of trading

Pump and machinery manufacturer for the rail industry, Vogelsang Ltd, is celebrating 20 years of trading in the UK.  The business was established in the...

CILT(UK) appoints new Chief Executive

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK – CILT(UK) has announced the appointment of Paul Adams as its new Chief Executive...

LRSSB and ORR forge closer partnership

The signing of a landmark agreement between the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board and the Office of Rail and Road will see the...