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18/3 – Coronavirus: Some train services cancelled because of the virus

South Western Railway says it is having to cancel a small number of trains at very short notice as more staff are having to...

telent awarded maintenance contract for new Elizabeth line through central London

telent, a leading UK technology and network services company, has been awarded a contract to support and maintain CCTV for the Elizabeth line, the...

Calls to add fully accessible Thameslink to the Tube map

The London Assembly Transport Committee has published a report on accessible and inclusive transport and made a number of recommendations among others: Transport for London (TfL) should...

18/3 – Transport for West Midlands working to keep public transport moving in wake of coronavirus outbreak

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has vowed to focus on keeping safe, clean, and functioning public transport available for those that need it amidst the...

Community celebrates funding for lifts at Flitwick station

Thameslink rail managers, community leaders and holiday destination Center Parcs have welcomed a Government announcement of additional money for Network Rail to make Flitwick...

17/3 – Coronavirus: The impact on the railways and steps to keep the trains moving

The government is in talks with rail bosses this week to put emergency measures in place to deal with the problems associated with coronavirus. Some...

17/3 – Call for rail companies to help with the manufacture of ventilators

The government is looking for businesses in the rail sector to support in the production and supply of ventilators and ventilator components. The call comes...

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...
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Charlotte Robinson wins Infrastructure Award at Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

Charlotte Robinson, a Rail Planner at Dyer & Butler, a part of M Group Services, has been named winner of the Infrastructure ‘Above and...

Brilliant boost for Barmouth economy in next stage of viaduct restoration

Alun Griffiths secure contract for the final stage of the Barmouth Viaduct upgrade project. Alun Griffiths Contractors Ltd has been awarded the contract for the...

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...