Network Rail’s Shane Davis recognised for life saving action

The RailStaff awards recognises workers who have used all their skills and training to help protect a life on the rails. Shane Davis, a mobile operations manager at Network Rail, was this year’s winner of the Samaritans Lifesaver Award. On...

Nicola Dawson runs away with the RailStaff Award for Charity

ScotRail’s Nicola Dawson fits more than most into her working day. As well as being the company’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Manager, she also dedicates her time to countless good causes, going above and beyond to help improve other...

HS2 donates 300 trees to Coventry school

HS2 Ltd and its contractors have donated 300 native tree saplings and sustainable tree guards to Corley Academy, a secondary school near Coventry for students with complex social and communication difficulties. The project contributes to the Queen’s Green Canopy, the...

WMR and White Ribbon team up to end violence against women

West Midlands Railway (WMR) has teamed up with White Ribbon and Network Rail to encourage everyone to make the White Ribbon Promise to never use, excuse or remain silent about men’s violence against women. White Ribbon is the UK’s...

Network Rail colleague to cycle Wales’ highest road pass for Children in Need

Wales and Western project manager Mark Dix has climbed some of the highest peaks in the world, and this Friday (18 November) will next face the famous 'Gospel Pass' ascent for charity. The 58-year-old is swapping rails for trails...

Royal British Legion Industries commissioned to make road signs for HS2

HS2 is proud to be making a difference by commissioning the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) to make temporary signage for its construction sites across an 80km section of the new railway between the North Chilterns and South Warwickshire.  HS2’s...

Help RBF keep rooves over heads this Christmas

Much-loved charity the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) is calling for support in raising £40,000 this Christmas for railway people struggling with the cost of living crisis. RBF has faced a huge increase in the amount of railway people and their...

Rail Staff Christmas Carol Service returns

The Rail Staff Christmas Carol Service returns on Thursday 15 December at St Mary’s Church, Somers Town, London. The event brings the whole industry together and is sponsored by Porterbrook Leasing, the Rail Delivery Group, Network Rail, the Rail Freight...

SWR announces free travel for forces personnel and veterans on Remembrance Sunday

Serving military personnel and veterans attending local Remembrance Sunday events on Sunday 13 November can, once again, travel for free on all South Western Railway (SWR) services. Serving personnel travelling to the Submariners’ Remembrance Service on Sunday 6 November or...

GTR and bus firm join charity to transform lives

Accessibility advisors at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Brighton & Hove Buses have worked together with adults with a learning disability to support them in making an integrated journey by both bus and train. This is thought to be the...

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DfT publishes funding plans for Control Period 7

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published the High-Level Output Specification (HLOS) and Statement of Funds Available (SoFA) for...