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Rail industry welcomes travellers to Glasgow and COP26 with clear environmental message: We Mean Green

Delegates attending COP26 and passengers travelling through Glasgow Central  railway station will be welcomed by a campaign highlighting rail’s green credentials.  From Tuesday 2 November until Friday 12 November, visitors will be able to experience driving a train in a simulator when...

First Island Line train sets off as transformed railway re-opens

The new and improved Island Line swung into action this week, with the very first passenger train departing Ryde St John’s Road early on...

I M Kelly R & A supports UK’s first hydrogen-powered train debut at COP26

I M Kelly R & A is one of almost 30 UK based businesses that have worked together to deliver Britain's first hydrogen-powered train...

Historic signal box successfully dismantled for new life at heritage railway

Eight days of engineering works to get ready for railway platform extensions for new longer trains – including dismantling a historic signal box –...

“The next train will call at 40 art galleries …”

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has put over 200 works of community art on show to make stations more attractive and uplifting for Southern, Thameslink and...

Best-selling children’s authors on board to explore low-carbon train technology at COP26

The authors of the award-winning Adventures on Trains series will lead an event on board Porterbrook’s HydroFLEX train with a group of schoolchildren who took part...

Leicester’s railway station revamp plans get major cash boost

Ambitious plans to transform the entrance to Leicester’s historic railway station have been given a major boost with the award of almost £18million of...

Report published into Swansea Bay and West Wales Metro development

Over the past two years, studies have been undertaken to develop rail proposals for the Swansea Bay and West Wales Metro. This month, the second...

Restoring Your Railway: new winners announced, as government returns lost railway connections

Towns and communities across England and Wales left isolated when their railways were closed are one step closer to having their connections restored, as...

Karate Kids Officially Open New ScotRail Saltcoats Training Station

A £525,000 conversion to transform an underused space at Saltcoats station into a state-of-the-art, fully accessible ‘training station’ for the local community has been...

Network Rail’s Crossrail station enhancement works “largely complete” and Trial Operations could start next month

The Chief Executive Officer of Crossrail says it has been another important month for the project as it remains on track to open the...

Restoring Barmouth Bridge to its former glory with temporary works solutions

Bridges are an integral part of this country’s rail network and their closure, whether due to structural repairs or an accidental bridge strike, can...
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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...