New study suggests three ways to make rail commuting less stressful

A study by an Aston University engineering systems and management expert suggests that encouraging rail passengers to buy tickets via their smartphones is one of three changes that could make commuting quicker and safer. Dr Marin Marinov, lecturer in infrastructure...

Restoring Your Railway Fund: Dartmoor Line services to double from 15 May

Services on the popular Dartmoor Line will be doubled from 15 May, giving passengers travelling between Exeter and Okehampton the option to travel more frequently with hourly trains. The line reopened last November, restoring a regular, year-round service for the...

Railway mental health campaign hopes to lift spirits amidst rising concerns over the impact of the pandemic on people’s mental health

Hertford East station hosted a wildlife display and cake giveaway to brighten people’s journeys during Mental Health Awareness Week. The New River Line Community Rail Partnership teamed up with Mudlarks charity and mental health charity, H’arts in Mind, to support...

HS2 site acquisition paves way for Manchester high speed station

HS2 Ltd has reached an agreement with Bruntwood, one of the UK’s leading property providers, to purchase Square One on Travis Street in readiness for construction of Manchester’s brand new high speed railway station. The sale marks HS2’s second major...

Partnership helps refugees travel around Essex

The Essex & South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership (ESSCRP) is working with Refugee, Asylum seeker & Migrant Action to help refugees and asylum seekers adapt to life in Essex. They recently took eight people from countries such as Albania, Kuwait,...

New Prizes added to Railway Benefit Fund’s Auction of Rail Experiences

The Railway Benefit Fund’s Auction of Rail Experiences for their Railway Family Week fundraising event draws to a close on Thursday 5th May. This year’s Auction features 50 unique and extraordinary experiences that money can’t buy, with all money...

New tool launched to measure social value of Britain’s railway

A new online tool to help the rail industry measure the social value of its investments, infrastructure projects and day-to-day operations has been launched today. The Rail Social Value Tool (RSVT), co-funded by Network Rail, is provided by the Rail...

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Come and Meet the Rail Industry  Renowned as the leading one-stop-shop event for the entire railway industry in the UK, Railtex / Infrarail reflects the dynamic developments in the sector and the vision of the rail network of the future....

£100k accessibility boost for stations across the North

Toilets at railway stations across the North have been fitted with a new electronic device to help blind and visually impaired people when it comes to navigating the facilities. Installed by TransPennine Express (TPE) as part of a £100k investment...

Rail Safety Week 2022 – Register for the Launch Event!

Don't forget to register now for our 2022 launch event! There are limited spaces available so make sure you register now to avoid disappointment. Line Up TBA - (Watch our Socials) Date: 20th June 2022 Time: 10 AM Start Location:The Railway Industry AssociationKings...

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Full potential of the railway industry showcased at Railtex / Infrarail 2022

Last week, from 10-12 May 2022, Railtex / Infrarail brought together a total of 3,707 industry professionals, mainly from...