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Employers can lead reduction in commuter transport emissions – CBI

Decarbonising the journeys of commuters in England will be vital if the country is to hit net-zero targets – and businesses should take more responsibility for cutting their employees’ emissions, says the CBI.    Prior to...

New research shows rail freight is levelling up Britain and cutting emissions across the country

New research has shown that the rail freight sector delivers billions in economic and social benefits around the UK and could play a major...

Keeping Lone Workers Safe and Secure

Lone workers are exposed to a particular set of challenges. Through recent research RSSB has developed tools to help effectively manage the risks associated...

Heritage railway joins forces to build a locomotive for the future

The Severn Valley Railway has teamed up with the University of Birmingham and local start-up company, Vanguard Sustainable Transport Solutions, to work on a...

Survey reveals public’s travel plans post-COVID

Cars will continue to be the preferred mode of transport for around half of journeys post-COVID, a survey of travel plans has revealed, putting...

Just two weeks to go until the RIA Innovation Conference!

With the RIA Innovation Conference due to take place in just over two weeks’ time, the deadline to register is fast approaching. To receive the...

Brits book for British summer holidays as almost a fifth ditch the idea of overseas breaks in 2021

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has placed thousands of tickets on sale right through to September to help people plan their summer staycations in...

74 Community Rail Partnerships and 8,500 volunteers poised to play a key role in a green and inclusive recovery

Members of a national grassroots rail movement have continued to strive for communities and work towards a greener transport future, despite the pandemic, are...

New Northern research project set to tackle link between transport and social exclusion

A new research project has been launched by Transport for the North (TfN) to help uncover and address the challenges of transport-related social exclusion...

RSSB sets out new plan to help members shape rail’s future, get past COVID-19 and tackle the big issues

The last year has been a testing period for the rail industry. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the road to recovery against a backdrop of other ongoing...

Two UK rail stations make top ten passenger friendly list in Europe

The Consumer Choice Center launched its second annual European Railway Station Index, highlighting the top 50 railway stations in Europe ranked by passenger-friendliness. The index should be...

Passenger numbers and season ticket usage rise between October and December 2020

A total of 140 million rail journeys were made in Great Britain in October, November and December 2020 and season ticket usage by passengers...
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Investigation underway after several Class 800 trains taken out of passenger service

Hitachi Rail says a thorough investigation is underway after several Class 800 trains have been taken out of passenger service. Great Western Railways, Hull Trains...

GWSR volunteers take occupation of ‘The Goods Shed’

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) volunteers have taken occupation of a new welfare building, which is a tasteful extension of the former Great Western...

Essential repair work to impact Metrolink lines

Essential Metrolink maintenance work will take place over next weekend (15-17 May) resulting in temporary disruption to some lines. Track replacement, along with other works...