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 projects and activities, select low carbon solutions and help reduce the industry’s carbon footprint. Guidance for RSSB’s Rail Carbon Tool has...

FirstClass Safety & Control and partner Freightquip announce 1ST Order in New Zealand ahead of InnoTrans debut

UK Rail Depot safety control specialist FirstClass Safety and Control Ltd (FirstClass) and Freightquip announce success with the award of their 1st order working as a partnership in the New Zealand, following on from the success of projects awarded...

Railway Industry Association and Women in Rail Launch First Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Charter Event of 2022

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) and Women in Rail (WR) Equality Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Charter Working Group are hosting their first physical event of the year, titled “PRIDE 2022”. Held in RIA’s Westminster offices, the agenda features a...

Eversholt Rail adopts Aiimi Insight Engine to deliver advanced business insights

Data and analytics specialist Aiimi today announced that rail rolling stock owners Eversholt Rail has adopted its AI-powered platform, the Aiimi Insight Engine, to enhance business intelligence and insights. The Aiimi Insight Engine will be used to aggregate, index, and...

Work to begin on new Butetown railway station

Preparation work will begin this Autumn ahead of the construction of a new Butetown railway station and the redevelopment of Cardiff Bay station. Transport for Wales (TfW) has confirmed plans to build a new two-platform station in the north of...

Rail Skills success for East Ayrshire students

The first programme of the QTS Rail Skills Academy has successfully completed, with 10 young people now equipped with the skills required to join the rail industry.   The Academy, delivered by QTS Training and funded through the East Ayrshire Council's...

Bringing non-technical skills into the open

Safety incidents on the UK’s railway often have complex causes. They could be influenced by gaps in technical skills, like repairing track or operating signals. But they could also be influenced by people not communicating well or not spotting...

GTR’s community project fund oversubscribed by £8 million in first year

‘Your Station, Your Community’, the £500,000 annual social and environmental improvement fund set up by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), has been hugely oversubscribed, attracting more than £8.5 million in grant bids for its first year. When the four-week window for...

August Bank Holiday rail works set to improve passengers’ journeys

Passengers are advised to check before they travel this August Bank Holiday as Network Rail is set to carry out track, signalling and overhead wire works to improve Anglia’s rail network. Works will take place from Saturday 27 August to...

Week of engineering work means brand-new track and better journeys on the way to the Heart of Wessex Line between Yeovil Pen Mill and...

This September, Network Rail engineers will be working around the clock to replace around one mile of old 1950s-style track between Maiden Newton and Chetnole in Cattistock on the Heart of Wessex line.  Part of the railway will be closed...

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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...