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Simon Blanchflower to retire as EWR enters next phase of development

Simon Blanchflower has announced that he will retire from his post as CEO of East West Railway Company (EWR Co) in March 2022, having...

Fearne Cotton and Paul Merson join Rail Wellbeing Live 2021 line-up

Television presenter Fearne Cotton and former footballer and pundit Paul Merson are the latest speakers to be announced for Rail Wellbeing Live which will run virtually...

HS2 apprentice celebrates success at BAME awards

Project management apprentice Bintou Keita wins Apprentice of the Year 2021 (Transport & Logistics) at the BAME Apprentice Network Awards.Attending the event, Andy Street,...

Free wellbeing hypnotherapy sessions offered by Avanti West Coast

Avanti West Coast is offering free hypnotherapy sessions on its trains in a first for the UK rail industry, to help customers feel energised...

Dust off those dancing shoes and skip, hop and bop along onto Rail Aid’s Love Train!

The Rail Aid dance challenge is back for a second year running following the great success and fun it created back in 2020 at...

Brighter Journeys in Leicester to support passengers’ mental health

Network Rail, together with the wider rail industry and national charity, Chasing the Stigma, is making Leicester station brighter and happier for passengers returning...

Managing Director vows to make Hull Trains a ‘beacon’ of East Yorkshire

New Managing Director of Hull Trains, David Gibson, has officially unveiled a commemorative 21st anniversary design on the fifth and final unit of the Paragon...

“Inspirational” Haverfordwest station retailer celebrates 60 years’ service

A station retailer who has clocked up 60 years’ service has been praised as “an inspirational member of the railway family” by Transport for...

Transport for London unveils memorial design for London’s transport workers who tragically lost their lives to coronavirus

Transport for London (TfL) has released designs for a new permanent memorial to London’s transport workers who have tragically lost their lives to coronavirus. The...

Harvey Price becomes Lumo’s diversity and inclusion ambassador

Harvey Price has been named Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador for Lumo, the newly launched train service due to run between London and Edinburgh. Launching on...

LNER raises more than £300,000 for charity in pioneering partnership

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has reached a fundraising milestone as it marks the third anniversary of its pioneering partnership with suicide prevention charity,...

Pershore College strikes apprenticeship partnership with Network Rail

A Worcestershire college will be helping to keep the country’s railways moving after striking an apprenticeship partnership with Network Rail. Pershore College, which is part...
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It’s full steam ahead for the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highlands Railways thanks to a £3.1 million National Lottery grant

North Wales's largest tourist attraction - the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highlands Railways - is celebrating after securing £3.1 million from The National Lottery Heritage...

Northern engineer celebrates 50 years in rail industry

A Northern engineer is celebrating half a century of working in the rail industry.   Craig Neild joined British Rail as an apprentice in 1971, working at Longsight Electric depot as he was living in Wythenshawe at the...

Prime Minister unveils GWR Intercity Express Train carrying special ‘We Mean Green’ livery

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined Great Western Railway (GWR) Managing Director Mark Hopwood at Paddington Station this morning to unveil a special train livery...

Network Rail joins passengers at Leicester station to tackle trespass and vandalism

Network Rail, East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry and British Transport Police joined passengers at Leicester station as part of a scheme to tackle trespass and...