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Enhanced cleaning regime to make public transport even safer

An enhanced cleaning regime has been unveiled by Transport for London (TfL) to improve the already-high hygiene levels on the capital's public transport. Cleaning across...

Wivelsfield station awarded £1 million for new passenger lift

Southern Railway, Mid Sussex District Council and Network Rail have welcomed a £1 million award from the Department for Transport for step-fee access improvements...

New ‘rail to refuge’ scheme offers free train travel to women fleeing domestic abuse

Women fleeing domestic abuse can now apply for free train travel to refuge accommodation, through Women's Aid's new 'rail to refuge' scheme, supported by...

New lifts opened at Meols station as part of accessibility improvements across Merseyrail

A pair of new lifts has been installed at Meols station to improve accessibility for those travelling on the Merseyrail network. The £2.2 million project...

All aboard – it’s time to train

Over 400 people took part in a unique series of exercise classes at King's Cross Station this weekend. Network Rail partnered with neighbours, Sweaty Betty...

New team tasked to tackle crowding on Piccadilly platforms 13 and 14

Platforms 13 and 14 at Manchester Piccadilly are now being treated like 'a station within a station' to improve peak times for passengers. Up to...

ScotRail helps jobseekers get on track with new partnership

Jobseekers in Strathclyde can now benefit from free travel in their first month of employment, thanks to a new partnership between ScotRail and The...

Grand Central announces train crew hub in Blackpool

Grand Central has announced it has signed a lease with Blackpool Council and work has now started on the 2,500sq ft site at No....

Rail stations across Great Britain receive £20 million funding boost for accessibility improvements

Disabled passengers across Great Britain are set to benefit from accessibility improvements at 124 stations thanks to a £20 million government fund. The enhancements announced...

RBF’s new ‘help pack’ for rail industry workers in need of support

A new help and advice pack has been launched this month by the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) encouraging rail industry workers and their families...

Dyer & Butler takes Time to Talk Day to encourage discussion around mental health

Dyer & Butler, a multi-disciplined engineering services specialist focused on essential infrastructure including airports, railways and highways, recently supported ‘Time to Talk Day’ by...

Scrap dealers targeted as railway metal thefts cost taxpayers £1.4m and disrupts passengers

Scrap yards in Greater Manchester are being visited by Network Rail and the British Transport Police to ensure dealers are not trading stolen metal. Latest...
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Journey4 appointed by Northern to help develop business plan

Rail specialists Journey4 has been appointed by Northern to support the development of its business plan. Working closely with Northern’s senior leaders, the company was able...