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Network Rail and Highways England publish first phase of the Solent to the Midlands multimodal freight strategy

Network Rail and Highways England have published the first phase of the Solent to the Midlands Multimodal Freight Strategy. The strategy is the culmination...

Minister for Transport to open new rail research building at the University of Birmingham

Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State for Transport, has visited the University of Birmingham to formally open a new purpose-built centre designed to deliver specialist...

Government must not duck tough choices for future of rail says spending watchdog

The Department for Transport (DfT) “has neither the necessary urgency nor appreciates the scale of the challenge ahead” about the future of rail says...

Community rail partnerships and groups across Britain playing a pivotal role spearheading greener travel

Community-based partnerships and groups around Britain, working with the rail industry, have a crucial part to play in stimulating a shift to more sustainable,...

Strong appetite for the return of face-to-face business meetings

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has revealed research showing the pent-up demand for face-to-face meetings and business lunches once lockdown restrictions lift, with more...

Construction Suicide Rates on the Increase

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity commissioned Glasgow Caledonian University to carry out research on suicide statistics from 2015 to 2019 and alarming results show...

Future of Oxfordshire rail network mapped out in new study

A new study highlighting future opportunities to expand Oxfordshire’s railway and help deliver economic growth to the region has been published. The Oxfordshire Rail Corridor...

Transport for the North scoops CIHT Award for Transport Planning for second year in a row

Transport for the North has scooped a prestigious CIHT Award for the second year in a row. The Sub-national Transport Body’s Future Travel Scenarios work,...

Train operators kept passengers well informed during ‘cracks issue’, regulator finds

An Office of Rail and Road (ORR) passenger impact review, published today, shows that train operators affected by the cracks found in a component...

Rail industry calls for hydrogen train fleet commitment in upcoming strategy

Ahead of the forthcoming Government Hydrogen Strategy, the Railway Industry Association (RIA) – the voice of the UK rail supply community – has published a...

North of England residents urged to attend online events and have their say on decarbonisation plans

Transport for the North Decarbonisation Strategy sets out ambitious targets for near-zero surface transport carbon by 2045. People in the North of England are encouraged...

Net-zero is possible: key industries identified to harness tech and slash emissions

Resilience First in partnership with Intel have today published a new white paper on ‘Decarbonisation and the role of technology’. This paper outlines how technology...
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East West Railway Company launches engagement exercise for innovative ‘Enterprise Partner’ model – an industry first for UK rail

The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) is launching a market engagement exercise on an innovative new ‘Enterprise Partner’ model to support the company...

Green light for £150m Global Centre for Rail Excellence

A planning application for the construction of a world class rail testing facility at the head of the Dulais and Tawe Valleys has been...