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‘Fragmented under-funding of transport must end in order to boost Union connectivity’ says Transport for the North

A holistic, sustainable and collaborative approach to transport investment is the key to enhancing the UK’s connectivity and unlocking opportunities for people and businesses,...

A series exploring Non-Technical Skills (NTS) and how they can benefit safety critical organisations

6 of 8 – What NTS are most important to depot drivers? After a short break, Dr Stephen Fletcher, occupational psychologist and director at the...

‘Route Map’ for light rail plans

A comprehensive 'route map' to help keep proposed light rail schemes on track has been published by UKTram. Developed by the experts at the organisation's...

Hydrogen Train Project looks back to the future

A project aiming to transform the future of the rail industry is underway at the home of Scotland’s railway heritage. A retired ScotRail Class 314...

Share your views on strategic North East Transport Plan

A public consultation is well underway to secure feedback on the North East's first Transport Plan; an ambitious multi-billion-pound strategy which aims to deliver major improvements across the region up to 2035.

Supporting the railway industry through technical documentation

International technology company Semcon is helping companies in the railway industry stay on track with their advanced technical documentation.

New figures reveal more trains arriving on time in the East

The number of Greater Anglia trains running on time increased by over 16% this year compared to last year, new figures show.

Focus rail investment on linking key cities in North and Midlands to unlock economic benefits, says Commission

Improving rail links between cities in the North and Midlands should be the first priority of a new approach to end stop-start investments and help level up the UK as part of a wider economic strategy, according to a major new report by the National Infrastructure Commission.

Passenger numbers increased by almost 100 million when first lockdown eased

Rail passenger journeys in Great Britain increased by almost 100 million in July, August and September (Q2 2020/21) compared to the first quarter of the year as the first lockdown eased.

A series exploring Non-Technical Skills (NTS) and how they can benefit safety critical organisations

Occupational psychologist and director at the OPC, Dr Stephen Fletcher, has written the 5th in the series of 8 articles about Non-Technical Skills (NTS).

Office of Rail and Road half year report shows good train performance by Network Rail in COVID-19

In the third and final part of its mid-year report on Network Rail, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) praises the company for making a positive contribution to keeping the railway open for business and running punctually, despite the challenges of the pandemic.

Rail teams’ focus on performance leads to a 10-year high

Thorough training and expert technical support from rail staff in East Anglia is helping Greater Anglia continue to deliver very good train punctuality for the region.
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