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Night Tube to return next month to support economic recovery and night safety in the capital

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the Night Tube will be returning in time for the busy Christmas period after being suspended since...

Rail regulator calls for better planning of engineering works to reduce impact on passengers

An Office of Rail and Road (ORR) review commissioned into how Network Rail (NR) plans for and delivers engineering works has found that while...

Emergency alarms causes 17 hours of rail delays in just six months

Rail passengers activating emergency alarms on Greater Anglia trains have caused over 17 hours of delays in just six months. The train company is reminding...

Northern’s new maps let customers virtually explore stations in 3D

New interactive maps are set to be added to Northern’s website, making it easier for customers to navigate through the rail operator's stations –...

Work to start to build new ticket office at Ipswich station

Customers using Ipswich railway station are being advised of changes during the coming weeks, as Greater Anglia carries out improvements work to relocate the...

Government restores the Dartmoor Line as services resume for first time in half a century next month

For the first time in nearly 50 years, regular passenger services will run on the Dartmoor Line, connecting Okehampton to Exeter. Services will launch...

Osterley becomes London’s 89th step-free Tube station

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that Osterley Underground station on the Piccadilly line has become step-free, helping people with accessibility needs to access the station...

Essential track maintenance work around the Severn Tunnel

Some train services via Bristol Parkway will be affected by essential track maintenance planned to take place over weekends in October. Maintenance work both inside...

Rail regulator statistics show start of return of rail passengers

Figures from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) show that rail travel started to rebound between April and June 2021, following the gradual...

More than five million contactless journeys made on Metrolink

Metrolink’s ‘London-style’ pay-as-you-go contactless system is proving more popular than ever, with more than 5 million journeys now having been made since its launch. The...

No repercussions for disability hate crimes on rail networks

Despite lockdowns and low transport use, disability hate crime on rail networks remains a worrying issue, with 16% of disability hate crime reports to...

Virtual reality simulation to play part in more accessible railway

A new “Serious Game” Virtual Reality Simulation is being developed to support disabled people to better access travel on Northern’s services. The first of its...
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WHIS®wall 1 metre noise barrier system awarded Certificate of Acceptance by Network Rail

The innovative WHIS®wall noise barrier system has been certified for use in the UK by Network Rail. The WHIS®wall system uses the acoustic principle of...

AmcoGiffen strengthen Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) team

AmcoGiffen has further strengthened and enhanced its Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) team with the recent appointments of Chris English as SHEQ Director...