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Rail reaches massive green commitment milestone

Network Rail says it has reached an important milestone in environmental commitment with suppliers. Its commercial and procurement team has secured pledges from 50% of...

Habitats restored and expanded as part of major rail project

As part of a commitment to restore habitats and help tackle climate change, Network Rail and the East West Rail Alliance has planted 150,000...

Rail Museum helps children from families using food bank

The Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum has teamed up with a local foodbank once more to help families in need. Rail-related donations provided...

TfL helps volunteers collect money for Royal British Legion

TfL has partnered with the Royal British Legion (RBL) to support fundraising at 50 stations in London. Members of the Armed Forces from the British...

“More to do” as majority underestimate rail’s cost and environmental benefits

Just a quarter of people see rail as the cheapest mode of transport when booked four weeks in advance – and less than 10...

Network Rail launches national IT competition to highlight careers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates

A competition has been launched by Network Rail which will showcase IT careers in the organisation, and across the rail sector, to young people...

Innovative UK start up powering headline COP26 rail decarbonisation projects

An Innovative UK start-up company, Vanguard Sustainable Transport Solutions, today announced latest progress on several headline projects that are driving forward the development of...

Biome meets Buzzcocks – as Bill Bailey visits Azuma Living Wall

The Azuma Living Wall at Edinburgh Waverley station had a special visitor – Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Black Books and Spaced star Bill Bailey. The...

Newly-opened Balfour Beatty VINCI academy to upskill local people for HS2

Balfour Beatty VINCI has opened a new training centre. The Balfour Beatty VINCI Skills Academy is based at South and City College’s Bordesley Green campus,...

Help a charity raise £40,000 for rail children this Christmas

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) needs your help raising £40,000 for rail children in the UK this Christmas. The much-loved charity launched its Children’s Fund...

Rail operators invite public to get involved

West Midlands Railway (WMR) and London Northwestern Railway (LNR) are inviting customers to join a discussion on how communities can get involved in the...

RSSB: rail ready to lead in decarbonisation

A new series of sustainability thought pieces is being put together by the RSSB to coincide with the United Nations climate change conference, COP26. In...
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Passengers warned to expect disruption due to another 24 hour strike on 13th August

Rail companies are advising passengers that some services will be severely disrupted on Saturday 13 August, as a result of a further train driver...

Greater Anglia platform work

Greater Anglia is carrying out work to make platforms at four stations long enough for brand-new ten-carriage trains – which means buses will replace...

Amey, Sella Controls and Network Rail level crossing signalling trials

Amey’s rail team is working with Sella Controls and Network Rail Anglia delivery team on a three-month trial that focusses on an alternative method...

Northern teams-up with Blackpool Transport to offer rail passengers ‘through tickets’ onto seaside resort’s bus and tram network

People heading to Blackpool on trains operated by Northern will now be able to buy one ‘through ticket’ that will also cover their bus...