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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...

Improving safety for trackside installations on the UK’s railways

A hidden network of cables keeps the railways running, but the installation and maintenance of cable ducting poses some real challenges for on-site engineers....

Signalling equipment on stilts helping storm-proof West Coast main line

A section of the West Coast main line in Cumbria, which was wrecked for a fortnight in 2015, reopened in less than 24 hours...

New Body Cameras for Transport for Wales Staff

Transport for Wales is launching a body camera trial to further improve the safety of their customers and staff. Selected railway staff including conductors...
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Government approves £48 million of funding for transformation of Peterborough’s Station Quarter

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Former easyJet executive switches planes for trains

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Kier appoints Louisa Finlay as Chief People Officer

Kier Group plc has announced that Louisa Finlay, currently Kier Construction’s Clients and Markets Managing Director, has been appointed as Chief People Officer and...

Show-stopper guest for Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has released the name of the show-stopping guest locomotive that it has secured for its Spring Steam Gala. The iconic...