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First court hearing of ORR’s Croydon tram crash prosecution sees pleas entered

The first court hearing for the Office of Rail and Road's prosecution relating to the Croydon tram crash took place today (June 10) at...

Launch of Scotland’s Railway summer safety campaign

Network Rail Scotland has partnered with British Transport Police (BTP) to raise awareness around the dangers of level crossings ahead of International Level Crossing...

Graham is making all its site defibrillators available to the public

Leading contractor GRAHAM, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, is urging all businesses to register their defibrillators onto the new UK-wide National...

LGV with “hazardous load” strikes railway bridge

A road was closed over the weekend after an LGV hit a railway bridge in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and shed most of its load. Nobody was...

Rail logistics provider DB Cargo UK launches new safety campaign

DB Cargo UK has started a new safety campaign. ‘Together. We’re Safer. Together. We’re DB’, is designed to empower the company’s 2,200 staff to intervene...

University sets out how to make train commutes less stressful

A new study has outlined a number of ways in which commuting could be quicker, safer and less stressful -- including buying a ticket...

Cardiff City take part in defibrillator campaign after vandalism and theft in Wales

After vandals wrecked or stole defibrillators across Wales, Cardiff City has backed a new campaign on the importance of the life-saving device. Incidents where the...

Petts Wood station in South East London set to become fully accessible

Engineers are set to start a £10.8 million scheme which will make Petts Wood station in South East London fully accessible thanks to four...

ORR data reveals Britain’s railway still one of the safest in Europe

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) – the primary producer of official statistics for Britain’s railway – has today (19 May 2022) published...

RAIB publishes its annual report for 2021

RAIB has published its annual report today, which looks at the operational and investigative activity undertaken by the Branch from 1 January to 31...

The PWI’s ‘Tomorrow’s rail safety today’ seminar explores the future of rail safety

Join a discussion on ‘Tomorrow’s rail safety today’ on Thursday 26 May.  The discussion, chaired by PWI President Nick Millington, will look at how intelligent...

Rail company fined £550,000 after regulator finds health and safety failings

Railway infrastructure company, VolkerRail Ltd. has been fined £550,000 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act...
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Two wheels, two days, one very good cause

The Railway Children has revealed details of its Coast to Coast Cycle 2022 – a classic two-day bike ride from the west coast to...

Siemens Mobility to invest £7 million in Goole rail component facility

Siemens Mobility has announced it is expanding its £200 million rail village in Goole by building a new £7 million component facility which will...

£120 million investment to boost electricity power supply into Scotland’s railway

Network Rail will invest more than £120 million of Scottish Government funding in the next three years to boost the electricity power supply into...

Costain set to deliver Piccadilly line upgrades

Costain has been appointed by Transport for London (TfL) to design critical upgrades to the signalling infrastructure on the Piccadilly line to improve passenger...