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GTR and Samaritans replace Blue Monday with Brew Monday

On ‘Blue Monday’ (18 January), said to be the most difficult day of the year in terms of mental health, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and the Samaritans are highlighting how taking the time to talk could be life-saving.Replacing ‘Blue...

Jacobs wins place on TfL’s transport planning & impact monitoring services framework

Jacobs, the international firm of consulting engineers, has secured 13 positions on Transport for London’s (TfL) renewed Transport Planning & Impact Monitoring (including Health & Safety and Environmental) Services Framework.The contract award includes include key service areas such as...

Hull Trains to suspend services for a third time

Following news of the latest lockdown, Hull Trains is temporarily suspending all services from 00:01 Saturday 9 January 2021.This is the third time the rail operator has hibernated the business following national restrictions calling for people to stay at...

King’s Cross has successful Christmas

A successful six-day closure of King’s Cross station over Christmas allowed for the reconstruction of the Camden Sewer, which runs beneath the tracks. Network Rail’s teams lifted all four tracks entering the station for the first time in over...

Island Line says goodbye to its much-loved trains

The Island Line, the Isle of Wight’s railway, has been operated since 1989 by refurbished former London Underground trains, built originally in 1938.However, they have now operated their last service. The final Class 483 train rolled out of Ryde...

Southeastern and Network Rail get food supplies to stranded lorry drivers

Southeastern and Network Rail staff worked late into the night on Christmas Eve to get food to lorry drivers who were stranded on the approaches to Dover due to the sudden border closure. An estimated 6,000 lorry drivers were...

Avanti completes Voyager fleet overhaul

Avanti West Coast has completed its overhaul of the Voyager fleet, following a six-month programme.The £8.3 million overhaul, which was carried out at Bombardier’s depot in Ilford, east London, includes new Standard Class seats covers and carpets as well...

Temporary Tyne and Wear Metro Depot commissioned

Tyne and Wear Metro’s new temporary depot, which has been built to welcome the new £362 million train fleet, has officially become operational.Located at Howdon in North Tyneside, the new depot will be used to on-track the new Metro...

Network Rail joins HS2 skills, jobs and training pledge in London

Construction firms involved in the building of HS2, including Network Rail, have set out long-term plans so people in seven London boroughs will benefit from the project.Network Rail has joined the others already in the scheme, made up of...

Greater Anglia invests in keeping its new trains clean

Greater Anglia, which is commissioning three new fleets of trains (Classes 720, 745 and 755) has taken steps to keep them in tip-top condition by installing a new carriage washer machine at its Crown Point depot in Norwich.The new...

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Joanne Lake joins Morson Group as non-executive director

Morson Group, the recruitment and talent specialist, has appointed Joanne Lake as non-executive director to help drive strategic growth...