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HS2’s West Midlands contractor hits 100th apprentice milestone

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s West Midlands construction partner, has reached its 100th apprentice milestone. BBV places a strong focus on recruiting and investing in people from the region, and 20 year-old Benjamin Richards-Moss, from West Bromwich, is among the latest cohort of young people to join the company and start...

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New business growth units start to take shape at Newbury station

Work has started on three new business growth units as the multi-million-pound redevelopment of Newbury station continues. The units will...

HS2’s West Midlands contractor hits 100th apprentice milestone

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s West Midlands construction partner, has reached its 100th apprentice milestone. BBV places a strong focus on...

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Safety improvements in Bath protect both the railway and a bit of history

Network Rail has completed essential safety improvement work to the iconic low balustrade wall at Sydney Gardens in Bath,...

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Pupils from Birmingham’s flagship school for the Deaf help shape the design of HS2’s stations and trains

HS2 and Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf hosted a red carpet premiere today (30 September) for a short film they have worked together...

Rail regulator asks for views on next periodic review of HS1 Ltd

The Office of Rail and Road has launched its consultation asking stakeholders to provide their...

CrossCountry urges passengers to plan ahead and only travel if absolutely necessary on strike days

There will be no CrossCountry services on Saturday 1 October due to planned strike action...

NSAR Rebrand Supporting Businesses Bridge the Skills Gap

NSAR is pleased to announce a rebrand to support its new deeper business focus. NSAR has...

New Chief Financial Officer (CFO) joins Skanska UK’s Executive Management Team

Meliha Duymaz has joined Skanska UK as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. Meliha...

South Western Railway leads rail industry with roadmap to net zero by 2040

South Western Railway (SWR) has announced a landmark commitment and roadmap to deliver net zero...

Northern City Line closed on Sunday 9 October for further testing of digital signalling

Passengers intending to use the Northern City Line between Finsbury Park and Moorgate on Sunday...

RSSB signs Memorandum of Understanding with Korea Railroad Research Institute

RSSB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI),...

Southeastern introduces a new timetable for December 2022

Southeastern will introduce a new timetable from 11 December 2022, designed to provide a simpler,...

Safety improvements in Bath protect both the railway and a bit of history

Network Rail has completed essential safety improvement work to the iconic low balustrade wall...

New figures reveal more trains On Time than ever in East Anglia

The number of Greater Anglia trains running On Time increased this year compared to...

Strike day timetable published for Saturday as passengers reminded to only travel by train if absolutely necessary

The rail industry is reminding passengers to only travel if absolutely necessary on Saturday,...

QTS Group adopts Pathfindr’s Zonr smart worker safety system

Zonr, the smart safety system which creates virtual exclusion zones to protect worker safety...

Bond Street Elizabeth line station to open on 24 October

Bond Street’s Elizabeth line station will open on Monday 24 October, subject to final...

New business growth units start to take shape at Newbury station

Work has started on three new business growth units as the multi-million-pound redevelopment of...

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan ahead of October industrial action

West Midlands Railway (WMR) passengers are being urged to plan ahead of three days...

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