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Safety shock for Lincoln freshers as alarming CCTV footage is released

Lincoln’s latest cohort of students have been taught a lesson in rail safety, after worrying CCTV footage shows a man stumble across a level crossing. Captured at a level crossing in the heart of the city on Lincoln High Street,...

Advance TRS Golf Day for Rail Aid 2022

The annual Advance TRS Golf Day for Rail Aid returned to The Belfry in Birmingham for the second year running on Thursday 29 September. Unlike the torrential weather and storms of 2021, this years' golfer enjoyed 18-degree sunshine as they competed for charity. There were 19...

GCRE acquires first fleet with purchase of Class 360’s

The Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) has acquired a fleet of three Class 360/2 EMUs from Rail Operations Group. The Class 360/2s were previously used to operate the Heathrow Connect stopping services on the route between Heathrow Airport...

Pass of the season! Thameslink supports Luton Town Academy players with 300th travel pass

Train operator Thameslink and Luton Town FC’s Academy have announced that their partnership support for Academy players will continue into its 15th season. The news means that Thameslink have now provided 300 season-long passes to the club’s 16- to 18-year-old apprentices since...

Chiltern Railways urges customers to only travel if absolutely essential on Saturday 8 October

Train operator Chiltern Railways have issued strong guidance to customers to only travel if absolutely essential on Saturday 8 October due to strike action by the RMT.   On this day, there will be extremely limited availability of staff and as...

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 by The Association of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) and Wednesday 5 October due...

NSAR Rebrand Supporting Businesses Bridge the Skills Gap

NSAR is pleased to announce a rebrand to support its new deeper business focus. NSAR has spent the past 12-months listening to its members and infrastructure industry leaders throughout the UK describe their biggest challenges and threats. The conclusion was...

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 carbon emissions by 2040 at the latest, ten years ahead of the UK’s overall legal deadline to be net zero by 2050.  The Department for...

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 9 October are asked to plan ahead and check before they travel as work is taking place to further test digital signalling on the...

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), enabling more collaboration in research and development to further improve railway safety. The MOU was signed at InnoTrans, the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology,...

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New figures showing almost 7,000 people in West Midlands now working on HS2 construction welcomed by the WMCA

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has today welcomed new HS2 figures showing how more than 6,800 people are now working...