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Passengers encouraged to travel safely as covid restrictions eased

With many shops and businesses open again and schools set to return after the Easter break, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), bus, tram and rail operators are preparing to welcome more people safely back on to public transport services. This...

FirstGroup becomes first UK public transport operator to commit to ambitious net zero target

FirstGroup has become the first bus and rail operator in the UK to formally commit to setting an ambitious science-based target to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 or earlier. A science-based target (‘SBT’) provides a clearly defined pathway for...

ADComms awarded major infrastructure contract

ADComms to support Cellnex UK’s delivery of continuous connectivity along the Brighton Mainline ADComms is pleased to announce that it will become the main contractor for on rail works and support services, as part of a 25-year concessionary contract awarded...

KeolisAmey Metrolink strengthens commitment to employee safety

KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) has made it easier for its employees to speak up about health and safety concerns by becoming a member of CIRAS – the confidential health and safety reporting service for the UK transport sector. When an employee...

National Railway Museum announces Net Zero target ahead of May reopening

National Railway Museum, part of the Science Museum Group, announces target to achieve Net Zero by 2033Sustainability will be at the heart of Vision 2025 masterplan projects at the National Railway Museum and Locomotion in ShildonMuseum plans to reopen...

Rail Forum Midlands: Supporting the Green Recovery

In advance of the May elections, Rail Forum Midlands (RFM) has launched ‘Supporting the Green Recovery in all the Devolved Nations and City Regions’. This succinct document sets out the role the railway should play leading a Green Recovery following...

Rail industry sets out recommendations for upcoming Devolved National and Regional Elections

The Railway Industry Association, the voice of the UK rail supply community, has published five manifestos ahead of the devolved national and regional elections taking place next month. The Manifestos can be found here The Manifestos highlight the ‘key asks’ the...

RDG response to survey revealing public’s travel plans post-Covid

A Campaign for Better Transport survey has revealed that cars will continue to be the preferred mode of transport for around half of journeys post-Covid. It also found that two thirds (65%) of UK adults in employment were working...

The Severn Valley Railway launches livestream camera network

The Severn Valley Railway is launching an exciting new service for supporters and visitors - a network of livestream cameras with a round-the-clock feed showing rolling stock movements at key locations along the line. The camera feeds will go...

Passengers reminded of three-day closure at King’s Cross station 23rd-25th April

No trains will run to or from London King’s Cross on Friday 23, Saturday 24 or Sunday 25 April as major upgrades are made to the signalling system The following changes will also be put in place: Friday 23 April LNER trains...

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Passengers encouraged to travel safely as covid restrictions eased

With many shops and businesses open again and schools set to return after the Easter break, Transport for Greater...