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HS2 trains to be powered by zero-carbon energy

HS2 has said that its trains will be powered by zero-carbon energy from day one of operation. It says this will offer a cleaner alternative...

‘Help Inside the Hard Hat’ to tour the Midlands

The Lighthouse Construction Charity is taking its latest awareness campaign, ‘Help Inside the Hard Hat’, on tour in February. The campaign, touring for a week...

Challenge invests millions in the PEMD sector

An investment of 4.5 million is set to give a helpful boost to the power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD) industry. The money is being...

Government and Scope to deliver new Disabled Persons Passenger Charter

The UK Government is working with disability charity Scope to deliver a new Disabled Persons Passenger Charter. The charter sets out disabled passengers’ rights regarding...

Rail organisations urged to join industry partners to help victims of domestic abuse

Several railway organisations are leading the industry in supporting victims of domestic abuse by implementing UK SAYS NO MORE’s Online Safe Spaces service, which...

Greater Anglia composts leaves as heavy as a hippopotamus!

Train operator Greater Anglia has gathered together more than 3.5 tonnes of leaves over the past three years – the same weight as a...

Rail memorabilia raises thousands for Railway Benefit Fund

Music producer Pete Waterman, President of Railway Benefit Fund, has issued special ‘Thank You’ message to Avanti West Coast. The train operator and Alstom have...

Campaign for Better Transport urges people to sign up to support initiative

The Campaign for Better Transport is asking people to sign up to its latest initiative if they haven’t already had the opportunity to do...

Rail operator, community and industry celebrates 175 years of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway

Avanti West Coast got together with communities from around its Cumbrian stations to mark the anniversary of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, which opened...

SWGR outlines commitment to sustainable practices at COP26 Scottish Engineering event

Infrastructure support services provider SWGR has outlined how it aims to reduce its carbon footprint and its focus on supporting local communities. The rail industry’s...

Long Buckby station gets a green makeover thanks to LNR community grant

London Northwestern Railway (LNR) and local community volunteers have taken a ‘root and branch’ approach to giving Long Buckby station approach a green-fingered makeover. Their...

SWR staff and customers rally to help vulnerable people over Christmas

South Western Railway has said both its staff and customers had come together to gather thousands of gifts as part of the operator’s Christmas...
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Final call for nominations for the Women in Rail Awards 2022!

Just one week remains to place nominations for The Women in Rail Awards 2022 – which will close on Friday 28 January 2022 –...

Measures put in place after Elizabeth line Crossrail breach

Transport for London (TfL) said that new measures are being implemented after a security breach saw a man boarding at an Elizabeth line station...

Network Rail about to carry out tree-mendous biodiversity work

A new trial to improve biodiversity will soon start on the West Highland Line between Craigendoran and Helensburgh Upper. As part of the project, trees...

In The News | 20th January 2022 | Latest Rail News

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