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Train announcement system for people with hearing loss trialled by TfW

A new onboard digital service providing passengers with hearing loss with personalised journey information announcements has been trialled by Transport for Wales (TfW). The application,...

Hitachi Rail works with Edinburgh community to keep Figgate Park ‘on track’

Over the past two days, Hitachi Rail and Friends of Figgate Park – a volunteer group recognised by the City of Edinburgh Council –...

TBF creates new online membership sign-up

Signing up for TBF membership has recently become even easier with the introduction of an online application process. It takes just a few minutes...

Alresford given title of “bee friendly” town

Efforts to support bees in Alresford and at its railway station have led to the town becoming one of the first in the country...

EMR adding defibrillators to 22 stations

Train operator East Midlands Railway (EMR) is to install defibrillators at 22 stations across its network. All of them will be made as easy to...

NYMR says thank you to volunteers

To mark this year’s upcoming national Volunteers’ Week (June 1-7), The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is highlighting the vital contribution of its 1000+...

More courses added to HS2’s fast track job training programme

HS2’s construction partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is expanding its fast track job training programme to help local people start a new career in...

Alstom voted “green champion”

Alstom has been voted a Green Champion by Agoria, the Belgian federation of technology companies. At its annual event, Agoria decided to showcase several...

Arriva announces new institute to drive net zero across Europe

The pan-European passenger transport company, Arriva Group, has announced a new Zero Emission Institute which will be led by a team of experts in...

Thetford station volunteers get funding for swift and bat boxes

Volunteers have won funding to install swift and bat boxes at Thetford station in a bid to protect them from habitat loss. Greater Anglia’s station...

GWR honours WWII codebreaker Alan Turing

Great Western Railway (GWR) has honoured World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing by including his name on its popular ‘Trainbow’ Intercity Express Train. Members of...

Network Rail staff deliver convoy of equipment to help Ukrainian Railways

Network Rail staff have come to the aid of rail colleagues in Ukraine after delivering a convoy of vehicles loaded with equipment to help...
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Costain set to deliver Piccadilly line upgrades

Costain has been appointed by Transport for London (TfL) to design critical upgrades to the signalling infrastructure on the Piccadilly line to improve passenger...

Crime reduction manager for Northern commended for bravery

A crime reduction manager from Harrogate has been recognised for an act of bravery at Wakefield Westgate station. In a true case of ‘practice what...

Three-day event will see classic diesel traction on the GWSR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) will be operating seven historic diesel locomotives on its 14-mile railway between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway, over the...

In The News | 1st July 2022 | Latest Rail News

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