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Three RoSPA Awards for GTR

Two Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) employees have won a special ‘Pride’ award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for saving the life of a man on the tracks.

iPort Rail named Business of the Year at Rail Freight Group Awards

The Rail Freight Group held its annual excellence awards event, albeit online this year, hosted by night John Smith, managing director of GB Railfreight (GBRf), and Simon Coppen of Burges Salmon. The...

Free lunchtime webinar from CIRAS: The importance of raising health and safety concerns

As transport workers around the country return to work after the lockdown, having been either working from home or furloughed, they are finding that life is still a challenge. Everyone’s life has...

Rail Wellbeing Live 2020 launched

Rail Wellbeing Live is a new online event that will take place on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 November 2020. This free, virtual health and wellbeing event is for everyone who works...

‘Ultimate rail event’ Railtex/Infrarail to return next year for co-located event

Following a challenging and unprecedented period brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the rail industry is now targeting a slow but determined recovery. Successful rail events will play a major role in kickstarting business activity and...

GTR goes online for this year’s Pride celebrations

Govia Thameslink Railway’s LGBT+ Network is preparing to celebrate Pride in a whole new way, following the cancellation of the annual Brighton & Hove Pride event due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, the...

Women in Rail Awards cancelled for 2020, back again on 20 May 2021

The 2020 Women in Rail Awards has become the latest victim of the Covid-19 epidemic as the charity has taken the decision to cancel the event for this year. Originally planned to take place...

What makes RailStaff Awards unique?

Every year, the railstaff awards attracts more entries, more interest and more companies than ever before, even though it's not a corporate event. why? The rail industry, like almost all other industries, has its...

Rail Team of the Year

One of the most loosely defined categories at the RailStaff Awards, Rail Team of the Year gives nominators broad scope. A team can be any number between two and infinity, and there is no restriction on what...

Rail Person of the Year

Although not intended to be the ‘Champion of Champions’ award, it is historically the last award of the evening and is often seen that way. The award encourages and celebrates the success of exceptional...

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First apprentices for new Siemens train factory begin training at Selby College

The first 12 apprentices to be employed by Siemens Mobility for its planned rail facility in Goole,...

Alstom signs agreement to purchase Bombardier Transportation

The takeover of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom moved closer as Alstom announced that it signed the sale and purchase agreement with Bombardier...

£216.2 million contract awarded for East Coast Main Line Power Supply Upgrade

The East Coast Main Line Power Supply Upgrade is to power forward into its second phase to enhance the East Coast...

Edinburgh-Glasgow line, shut by flooding, to reopen 21 September

The line between Edinburgh and Glasgow via Falkirk, which was partially washed away near Polmont when the Union Canal burst its banks...

Bodies excavated from Euston to clear space for HS2 to be reburied at Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey.

Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey has been chosen for the site of reburials for those exhumed during excavations at St James’s Gardens in...