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Surprise as Queen attends Elizabeth line opening

The Queen has made a surprise visit to the opening ceremony of the Elizabeth line at Paddington Station. She was joined by her youngest son, Prince Edward. The longest reigning head of state was unable to attend last week's Queen's Speech due to mobility problems. "In a happy development, Her Majesty...

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Signalling at Manchester to be overhauled over Jubilee weekend

Network Rail will complete a major signalling overhaul in Manchester over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday. As part of...

HS2 completes first stage of 50-mile temporary access road

HS2 has opened the first stage of a 50-mile-long (80km) temporary access road that will link construction sites across...

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RAIB publishes Annual Report for 2021

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published its annual report covering the period 1 January to 31 December...

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RIA Scotland announces Chair and Vice Chair

RIA Scotland, the voice of the Scottish rail supply community, has announced a new Chair, Meirion Thomas of Arcadis, and Vice Chair, Campbell Braid...

RAIB publishes Annual Report for 2021

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published its annual report covering the period 1...

HS2 celebrates 900th apprentice

Just 20 months since full construction works began on the first phase of the project,...

Southern train fleet’s farewell tour raises £26,000 for Mind

The final run of a train in Southern’s now-retired 40-year-old Class 455 fleet has raised...

Rail volunteers give Bere Alston station a spring clean

Volunteers from Network Rail and GWR recently joined forces with Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership...

Elizabeth line added to latest Tube map

The latest Tube map has been unveiled with a big change - the addition of...

Clacton public invited to ‘Try a Train’

People in and around Clacton are being invited to board a brand-new Greater Anglia train...

Step-free footbridge to improve accessibility at Selby

Network Rail will begin work on an upgraded, step-free footbridge at Selby station in August...

Signalling at Manchester to be overhauled over Jubilee weekend

Network Rail will complete a major signalling overhaul in Manchester over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee...

HS2 completes first stage of 50-mile temporary access road

HS2 has opened the first stage of a 50-mile-long (80km) temporary access road that...

Keeping tags on freight to improve safety

More than 15,000 freight locomotives and wagons are to be fitted with technology that...

CrossCountry appoints new regional directors

CrossCountry has announced the appointment of two regional directors in a bid to further...

Surprise as Queen attends Elizabeth line opening

The Queen has made a surprise visit to the opening ceremony of the Elizabeth...

Full potential of the railway industry showcased at Railtex / Infrarail 2022

Last week, from 10-12 May 2022, Railtex / Infrarail brought together a total of...

New study suggests three ways to make rail commuting less stressful

A study by an Aston University engineering systems and management expert suggests that encouraging...

Metro ‘superheroes’ to be celebrated in their own comic book

The work of frontline staff on the Tyne and Wear Metro is to be...

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