Two wheels, two days, one very good cause

Have you got what it takes to cycle across the country and raise money for vulnerable children? Can you handle pedalling 214km from one coast to the other? Railway Children’s cycling trips are always popular and this year they’ve introduced a...

Costain to design vital upgrades for the Piccadilly line

Costain has been appointed by Transport for London (TfL) to design critical upgrades to the signalling infrastructure on the Piccadilly line to improve passenger journeys across the capital. The firm will work collaboratively with TfL’s design team to ensure that...

Northern staff member recognised for bravery

A man from Harrogate has been recognised for an act of bravery at Wakefield Westgate station. Phil Jones (left), who works as a crime reduction manager with Northern, stepped in to detain a man responsible for the assault of a...

ORR to simplify guidance for rail investors

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has announced plans to modernise and simplify its own Investment Framework. The Investment Framework sets out legislation and processes for anyone wishing to invest in the rail industry, including the role of respective...

Major West Yorkshire upgrade gets green light

An ambitious multi-billion-pound rail upgrade in West Yorkshire has now been given the green light, bringing a faster, greener, better-connected railway one step closer for passengers in the North of England. Network Rail now has the go-ahead to transform train...

New lift opens at Manchester Piccadilly

Work to upgrade the lift giving passengers access to platforms 13 and 14 at Manchester Piccadilly station is complete. The new lift will make step-free access to Piccadilly’s busiest platforms more reliable for years to come. Scott Green, station manager at...

HS2 conveyor starts operations

A new conveyor has started operating on HS2’s Long Itchington Wood Tunnel site in Warwickshire to take over 750,000 tonnes of excavated material over the Grand Union Canal where it will be reused in other locations of the route. HS2’s...

eviFile and Alstom team up to digitise major rail signalling projects across UK

Leeds-headquartered SaaS firm eviFile has announced it’s working with Alstom Transport UK Ltd – the multinational rolling stock manufacturer and the UK’s leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider in CP6 – to roll out the eviFile platform across all...

The Big Rail Diversity Challenge 2022: A Fun Event With a Serious Message

On 22 June 2022, companies representing the UK’s rail industry came together at Newark Showground to participate in the seventh annual Big Rail Diversity Challenge. First held in 2016, The Big Rail Diversity Challenge has truly captured the hearts and...

Greater Anglia warns of severe disruption on Saturday due to train drivers’ strike

Greater Anglia is urging people to avoid travelling on its trains this Saturday, as the rail service is due to be severely disrupted due to a strike by train drivers. Timetables are now available for this weekend’s Greater Anglia services....

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Two wheels, two days, one very good cause

Have you got what it takes to cycle across the country and raise money for vulnerable children? Can you handle...