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Cleaner, greener, self-charging trains of tomorrow to revolutionise rail travel

Self-charging trains could make their way onto Britain's railways, transforming the future of transport after receiving government funding. Top innovators and inventers have won prize...

Hoval extends energy-saving solutions

Hoval continues to enhance its range of energy-saving solutions with new products designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions whilst optimising cost...

TfW improving biodiversity at Cardiff Bay station to increase passengers’ well-being

Transport for Wales is working closely with station adopters Cardiff Bay Rotary to improve biodiversity at Cardiff Bay station. As part of the organisation's Green...

Meet the new Menzi Muck

To celebrate the addition of a purpose-built Menzi Muck to their mechanised vegetation management fleet, RBD caught up with Craig Sanders, senior manager of...

Minister looks forward to ‘bright industrial future’ for site set to home new global rail centre

The Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) has acquired the former Nant Helen opencast site and Onllwyn Washery in South Wales from opencast mining...

Alstom to demonstrate the importance of rail in global decarbonisation efforts at COP27

The world’s eyes will soon be on Sharm el Sheik in Egypt, as delegates from across the globe convene for the COP27 conference. During the...

Greater Anglia and Network Rail work together to minimise leaf fall impact

Autumn is well and truly underway, which only means one thing – leaves on the line. Working together every year to try and minimise the...

Plasma leaf zapping – a space age solution to an age-old problem

Leaves on the line. Always elicits a groan from passengers, and possibly the oldest joke out there when it comes to moaning about delayed...

Sir Chris Whitty appointed to Active Travel England advisory panel

England’s Chief Medical Officer, Sir Chris Whitty today became one of four senior figures to become part of a new advisory panel, Active Travel...

South Western Railway celebrates blooming beautiful stations

South Western Railway (SWR) has hosted the ‘Stations In Bloom’ awards, which recognised staff and volunteers for their work nurturing stations across the railway...

‘Greener, Faster, Better’ – RIA’s vision for rail travel in the North

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) North has published a new vision for how they believe the North’s railway should be electrified. The plan, entitled ‘'Greener,...

Data urges international transport sector to work on green fuel alternatives

A comprehensive new analysis has highlighted an urgent need for the transport sector to work together to develop and scale sustainable alternatives to fossil...
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Introducing Kelly Rail’s new Rail Operations Director for the North

Part of telecommunications specialist Kelly Group, Kelly Rail was established in the early 2000s. Today, the business is a principal contractor to all major...

Aberdeen railway station redevelopment officially opened

Transport Minister Jenny Gilruth has officially opened the £8million redevelopment of Aberdeen railway station.  Ms Gilruth joined Alex Hynes, Scotland’s Railway Managing Director, for the event.   The redevelopment project...

Railway line set to reopen after Carlisle freight train derailment

Direct trains between Carlisle and Newcastle and Carlisle and Skipton are set to return this week after the routes were closed by a major...

Driver fined and banned from HGVs after jamming lorry under railway bridge

"The fine and the ban won’t make up for the costs of the disruption but they send a message to other drivers that it’s...