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Greater Anglia using new software to reduce delays caused by train faults

Greater Anglia is using a new hi-tech software tool which helps get trains fixed quickly if faults occur during journeys to reduce delays to customers. The software – a decision support tool - is used by technicians in the company’s...

Chiltern Railways urge customers to only travel if absolutely essential

Train operator Chiltern Railways has urged customers to only travel if absolutely essential on Saturday 13 August.  Due to strike action impacting other train operating companies, trains will be extremely busy and customers should expect delays and short notice cancellations...

Network Rail signs solar power agreement with EDF Renewables UK in milestone step towards a cleaner and greener railway

In another stride towards a greener, more sustainable railway for Britain, Network Rail has signed an agreement with EDF Renewables UK which will see enough solar energy to power 20,000 homes used in offices, depots and railway stations across...

SWR announces August strike service levels

South Western Railway (SWR) is urging customers only to travel by rail if absolutely necessary between Thursday 18 and Sunday 21 August due to the planned industrial action.   Customers should expect severe disruption on the network and, if they must...

New defibrillators coming to stations across South Yorkshire

A total of 36 new defibrillators are set to be installed at Northern’s stations in South Yorkshire.   The new lifesaving equipment, which has been funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA), will be installed by the end of September,...

First request-stop kiosk goes on trial on Far North Line

The first request-stop kiosk on the Far North Line will go on trial at Scotscalder station from Monday 15 August. The kiosk at Scotscalder, the first of eight that will be rolled out across the Highland route, will allow passengers...

Network Rail’s Brighton team celebrated its first visit to Pride in Brighton & Hove this weekend

Network Rail colleagues were proud to play a part in the 50th anniversary celebrations of Pride in Brighton on Saturday, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. Network Rail’s Brighton Delivery Unit used one of their lorry cranes to carry a wooden Pride...

Network Rail wants your views on plans to reintroduce passenger services on the railway between Southampton Central to Marchwood and Hythe, Hampshire

Network Rail is inviting communities along the Waterside area, on the edge of Southampton Water and the New Forest, to find out more about proposals to run passenger services on the freight-only railway for the first time since 1966. Between Wednesday...

New Greater Anglia app provides greater flexibility for rail passengers

Greater Anglia has updated its app, bringing a host of new features – including Apple pay and the ability to change journeys – to rail passengers in East Anglia. The new app update, which will start appearing on phones from...

EMR celebrate Belper and Derby Pride with special Rainbow Train

East Midlands Railway’s LGBTQIA+ Employee Network has created a special rainbow livery to celebrate Pride and to promote diversity in its workplace. The rainbow ‘swoosh’ design and tagline 'Lets Roll with Pride' has been applied to a Class 158...

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Making a step change with improved guidance for the Rail Carbon Tool

RSSB’s Rail Carbon Tool (RCT) enables the rail industry to calculate and analyse the carbon footprints of UK rail...