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GB Railfreight reveals newly painted locomotive ‘Jayne’

A six year old girl has been credited with designing the bright new livery of a freight locomotive. GB Railfreight revealed the newly painted loco at a special naming ceremony at the Nene Valley Railway. 66720 has been named ‘Jayne’ after...

Golf win for Railsport GB

Railsport GB maintained their dominance of European Railway Golf tournaments, when they retained their USIC Golf Championship title by a margin of 7 shots over their nearest challengers France. Four years on from their inaugural success in Luxembourg, the GB...

Network Rail Partnership Awards held at the Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum in London was the setting for the third Network Rail Partnership Awards. Six hundred representatives of the rail industry’s hard working suppliers and partners gathered to hear Sir David Higgins, chief executive of Network Rail praise...

Station Sessions Festival at St Pancras proves to be a hit

Top band, the Guillemots, opened the Station Sessions Festival at St Pancras International recently. The band performed numbers including ‘I must be a lover,’ before a crowd of passengers, fans and shoppers. Organised by High Speed One, Station Sessions is one...

‘The Railway Children’ returns to rave reviews at Waterloo

After a record breaking run with four star reviews across the board the play based on E. Nesbit’s classic, ‘The Railway Children,’ has returned to rave reviews at Waterloo Station. Star of the show is the 60 tonne steam locomotive. Leading...

Rail staff in Russia to celebrate Railway Workers Day

This August railway staff in Russia will be celebrating Railway Workers Day on 7th August. Railway Workers Day is Russia’s oldest professional holiday. It was established in 1896. Originally it was marked on 25 June, the birthday of Emperor Nicholas I who...

SigNovate’s new platform takes the strain off rail workers

Health and safety is a huge consideration within the rail industry, no more so than for engineers working on track. All organisations work hard to ensure that staff are protected as much as possible from the risks associated with working...

Wing Award for Safety winners

Once again the Wing Award for Safety resulted in a tie between two major contributors to the field of railway lineside safety. John Camp, of Cleshar Contract Services Limited wins the award together with Simon Henser of MPI. The Wing Award...

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Rail industry supports Samaritans by getting active outdoors this summer

Rail staff encouraged tosign up to Samarathon, the charity’s annual virtual marathon, contributing rail industry volunteering initiative, Million Hour...