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Timetable changes bring improved reliability for West Midlands Railway

A series of timetable changes to further improve the reliability of West Midlands Railway trains will come into effect from Monday 2 March, more...

Merseyrail sponsors tribal-inspired Women’s Conference in Liverpool

Merseyrail has put its support behind a women's career conference in Liverpool inspired by female leaders of an African tribe. The Women's Conference took place...

Grand Central announces train crew hub in Blackpool

Grand Central has announced it has signed a lease with Blackpool Council and work has now started on the 2,500sq ft site at No....

New HS2 minister Andrew Stephenson sets out determination to bring change to how the project is delivered

The new minister for Northern Powerhouse Rail and HS2 has spoken of his vision for the major transformations. Andrew Stephenson was named as Transport Minister...

VGC signs charter to help create lasting legacy at Heathrow

VGC has signed a Collaborative Relationship charter as part of its contribution to the development of Heathrow. The new charter provides a framework for the...

Lifetime Achievement Award for Transport for Wales Advisor

Chris Gibb, a Strategic Advisor for Transport for Wales, was presented with a 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at the Institution of Railway Operators, Golden Whistle...

Increase in passenger journeys on Scotland’s railways

The Scottish Transport Statistics publication shows an increase in rail passenger journeys. There were 97.8 million passenger journeys on ScotRail services in 2018/19, an increase...

University of Birmingham and Siemens Mobility Limited announce new research collaboration

The University of Birmingham and Siemens Mobility Limited have announced a new, academic framework research collaboration, deepening the relationship between the two organisations. This collaboration...

Transport for Wales pledge support to Armed Forces

Transport for Wales has pledged to support the Armed Forces Community by signing a commitment to honour the Armed Forces Covenant. The agreement acknowledges and...

Former Transport Secretary speaks of importance of rail fares reform for the good of Britain

Sir Patrick McLoughlin says he wishes he'd have done more to grasp the nettle of fares reform whilst he was Transport Secretary. The former Secretary...

Rail stations across Great Britain receive £20 million funding boost for accessibility improvements

Disabled passengers across Great Britain are set to benefit from accessibility improvements at 124 stations thanks to a £20 million government fund. The enhancements announced...

Dyer & Butler appoints Richard Walker as Chief Operating Officer

Dyer & Butler, a multi-disciplined engineering services specialist focused on essential infrastructure including airports, railways and highways, and part of M Group Services, has...
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Investing in innovation and the continued enhancement of its excavation safety procedures, Dyer & Butler, a part of the M Group Services Transport Division,...

Rail trade bodies come together on key ‘asks’, to make Rail Project SPEED a success

The three main rail supply trade bodies have come together to set out five key ‘asks’ to help ensure Rail Project SPEED – the...

Dover Priory footbridge and canopy upgrade thanks to £3.5m investment from Network Rail

Refurbishment and repair work at Dover Priory station will increase the life of the footbridge, as well as providing upgraded platform canopies to keep...

Network Rail gives ‘Heart of Wessex’ line some love over five-day closure

Passengers travelling on the line between Bristol and Weymouth can look forward to a more reliable railway following vital maintenance between Dorchester West and...