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Avanti West Coast launch new Train Driver recruitment campaign

Avanti West Coast has launched a campaign to help recruit 40 new Train Drivers at locations throughout the UK in 2022. The initiative aims to encourage more people, especially women, to consider the role as a realistic career to pursue. Earlier this month, applications opened for the first ten new posts....

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£4m investment to keep Ayrshire passengers on-track

Network Rail is investing more than £4m replacing aging track on the line between Glasgow and Kilwinning. Over the next...

HS2’s journey north accelerates as Bill extending the route to Manchester is handed to Parliament

The prospect of high-speed journeys adding extra capacity into the rail network, and helping to close the distances between...

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RAIB releases report into Carmarthenshire derailment and fire

RAIB has released its report into the derailment and fire involving a tanker train at Llangennech, Carmarthenshire, 26 August...

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EMR are certified as one of the UK’s top employers for the sixth consecutive year

EMR has been announced as one of the UK’s Top Employers for a sixth consecutive year. Organisations certified as Top Employers are recognised for their...

Ramboll recruits new Director of Rail Infrastructure and a High Speed 2 lead

Engineering, design and environmental consultant Ramboll has announced the appointments of Trina Minchella as Director...

Northern completes refurbishment of 100th digital train

A total of 100 refurbished digital trains are now running across Northern’s network  Refurbished trains will have digital upgrades such as...

Liverpool Street lights up to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and remember its role in a remarkable rescue

Today, Thursday 27 January, the lights outside London Liverpool Street station have been turned purple...

LNER named UK top employer for third year running

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is proud to be recognised as a Top Employer in...

Rail industry launches commuter rewards platform

To help commuters make the most of their journeys back to work, now the restrictions...

Five day major line closure on Metro: Feb 21-25

A major programme of modernisation work will close one of the Tyne and Wear Metro’s...

Railway Benefit Fund expand their services offering with new Financial Health Assistant

Much-loved charity the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) have today announced that they are expanding their...

Avanti West Coast launch new Train Driver recruitment campaign

Avanti West Coast has launched a campaign to help recruit 40 new Train Drivers at...

Shelter and Network Rail station outreach helps more than 300 homeless people

Over 300 people sleeping rough have been helped by a pioneering partnership between housing...

Successful rail delivery in Dudley for Metro extension

A major first has been celebrated for the Metro extension in Dudley with the...

Anti-erosion work underway beneath Greater Manchester railway viaduct

Urgent repair work is being carried out on Reddish Vale viaduct in the Tame...

RIA North welcomes Lord McLoughlin CH as Chair of Transport for the North

Lord McLoughlin CH has been appointed Chair of Transport for the North, following a...

HS2 supports rail sector to build back better

HS2 has introduced new measures to enhance the visibility of supply chain opportunities across...

Canary Wharf becomes the penultimate Elizabeth line station transferred to TfL

Canary Wharf Elizabeth line station has been transferred to Transport for London (TfL), which means...

TfW celebrate completion of £40m Class 175 refurbishment work

Transport for Wales (TfW) is celebrating the completion of work to refurbish its fleet...

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TfW celebrate completion of £40m Class 175 refurbishment work

Transport for Wales (TfW) is celebrating the completion of work to refurbish its fleet of Class 175 long-distance trains. Train manufacturer Alstom has been working to refurbish the 27 Coradia trains at their Technology Centre in Widnes, Cheshire, as part of TfW’s £40 million investment in its current fleet of trains. Since the first train re-entered service in the summer of 2019, customers have been benefiting from improved facilities, including USB...