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The latest rail news on Wednesday, 25th November 2020

Christmas travellers should consider avoiding trains due to engineering work and social distancing restrictions, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said.

The article in the Daily Mail says ministers are expected to announce later this week how virus restrictions will be eased to let families spend the festive period together.

But with major work across Britain’s railways and capacity constraints to allow distancing, Mr Shapps urged people to ‘look very carefully at the transport route they take’ when planning Christmas trips.

The Railway Industry Association has called for the Government to consider the long-term importance of the rail network.

It has published 10 reasons why rail investment should continue, ahead of the Spending Review and in light of the debate over coronavirus’s impact on the future of transport.

The reasons set out the case for how the railways can play a pivotal role in the UK’s economic recovery.

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Mack-Brooks Exhibitions has announced today the postponement of Railtex & Infrarail 2021.

Railtex, 15th International Exhibition of Railway Equipment, Systems & Services, and Infrarail, 13th International Exhibition, have been rescheduled to take place from the 7th to 9th of September 2021.

The co-located events were scheduled to take place in May at the NEC Birmingham.

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Finally, and Network Rail has been approved as a White Ribbon UK-accredited organisation, demonstrating its commitment to encouraging collective action to change the behaviour and culture that leads to abuse of violence against women.

Nick King, Director of Network Services at Network Rail has described it as an opportunity to make a difference to inform and educate, as well as offer safe spaces.

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