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Tyne Wear Metro operator fined £1.5 million following ORR prosecution after death of employee

Tyne Wear Metro operator, Nexus, has been fined £1.5 million after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc....

Lighthouse Club selected as mental health training provider for London Colleges

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has been selected to deliver specialist mental health and wellbeing training to construction students and tutors at five London...

Selectequip Ltd is working collaboratively with Veraco to protect staff by creating clean, safe touchpoints

There are many COVID controls available on the market to help ensure the safety of staff and customers. However, there is a distinct lack...

Network Rail fined nearly £700,000 following ORR prosecution after serious fire accident

Network Rail has been fined £696,666 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act, for failing to protect...

Pedestrians spotted trespassing on the railway at Dawlish

Network Rail is urging people to follow the designated diversion route when walking between Dawlish Warren and Dawlish following several recent incidents of trespassing...

Investigation into Stonehaven tragedy reveals train derailed after colliding with stones washed out onto the track

An interim report by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) into the Stonehaven tragedy has revealed the train derailed after colliding with stones washed...

Motorists encouraged to be “tram aware” in new campaign

As traffic levels start to increase, motorists are being encouraged to be “tram aware” in a new campaign from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM). There...

KeolisAmey Metrolink strengthens commitment to employee safety

KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) has made it easier for its employees to speak up about health and safety concerns by becoming a member of CIRAS...

Subway stations reducing COVID risks

Glasgow Subway has now added UV sanitisers to all its escalator handrails. The new UV sanitisers are designed to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission...

Metrolink trams offer customers breath of fresh air in fight against COVID-19

An in-built ventilation system on Metrolink’s trams constantly circulates fresh air, helping to limit the risk of aerosol transmission of viruses, such as COVID-19,...

Northern installs new CCTV at Cumbrian station

Northern has installed new CCTV cameras at one of its Cumbrian stations to provide even safer journeys for customers.    The rail operator has installed five new cameras at Dalton-in Furness station and three existing cameras have...

New equipment helps keep Stansted airport station clean

Greater Anglia has invested in a cleaning robot to help keep Stansted Airport railway station sanitised and sparkling. Greater Anglia has invested more than £23,000...
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Back public transport to help high streets and avoid gridlock, businesses warn PM

An unprecedented coalition of organisations representing shops, offices, restaurants, venues, public transport providers and trades unions has written to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson,...

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...