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Institute of Rail Welding’s (IoRW) 18th technical seminar – Rail welding… nothing stays the same!

Rail inspection technology and its application develops at a remarkable pace. So there was much to hear about when delegates gathered recently for the Institute of Rail Welding’s (IoRW) 18th technical seminar - new Network Rail specifications, enhanced training...

Metrolink proposals for Oldham Mumps

Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE) is preparing to submit a planning application for Metrolink proposals in the Oldham Mumps area, including a new road layout. Under the proposals, the temporary Metrolink line from Featherstall Road to Oldham Mumps will...

Northern Rail is Train Operator of the Year

Northern Rail is celebrating after winning the title of Train Operator of the Year at the prestigious Rail Business Awards. Northern, Serco's Joint Venture with Abellio, was praised for going the extra mile to deliver more for its customers and...

Freightliner Heavy Haul named Logistics Provider of the Year

Freightliner Heavy Haul was the proud recipient of the Logistics Provider of the Year 2011 award at the prestigious Coal UK conference and awards dinner held in London on 15th February 2011. For the third time in four years, FHH...

East Midlands Trains website wins top award

East Midlands Trains’ online Best Fare Finder scooped the award for Information Technology Excellence at the Rail Business Awards on Thursday 17 February. Beating off competition from other train companies throughout the country, East Midlands Trains’ new and improved Best...

National Rail Enquiries takes top prize at Rail Business Awards

National Rail Enquiries has won the top prize at this year’s Rail Business Awards, scooping the Rail Business of the Year Award, alongside the Supplier Excellence of the Year Award. The judges praised NRE for its real time journey planning...

First TransPennine Express: ‘Investors in People’

First TransPennine Express (FTPE), which employs 1000 people across the north of England and into Scotland has recently been awarded the Investors in People (IiP) accreditation. The IiP scheme recognises organisations that have improved their performance and delivery through the...

MD of Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock UK wins Rail Business Manager of the Year

Steve Scrimshaw was named as the Rail Business Manager of the Year 2010 at the Rail Business Awards. The prestigious awards recognise and reward excellence in rail business, technology and engineering. The Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock UK Managing Director...

NXEA’s Charlotte Bindley named Young Rail Professional of the Year

The achievement of National Express employee Charlotte Bindley has been recognised by her industry peers at the Rail Business Awards 2011. Charlotte of National Express East Anglia (NXEA) was named ‘Young Rail Professional of the Year’ at the prestigious...

Rail Business Awards success for Northern Rail

Northern Rail is celebrating after scooping the title of SSP Train Operator of the Year at the prestigious Rail Business Awards, which were held at London’s Hilton Park Lane. Northern won praise from the judges for going the extra mile...

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Key workers get free parking at stations

The railway industry is helping key workers by giving them free parking at stations as the country...

Telent to provide CCTV support for Elizabeth line

Telent Technology Services, the leading technology and network services company, has been awarded a five-year contract by Transport for London (TfL) to support and...

Railway workers make sure vital supplies get through

While passenger services have been cut back due to the Coronavirus epidemic, rail’s freight services have been carrying on regardless.

LNER Sandwiches go to those fighting hunger

In a move to continue support its suppliers and communities during the Coronavirus outbreak, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is supplying fresh sandwiches, that...

New Direct Award Contract for Southeastern

Southeastern has confirmed that the Department for Transport (DfT) has awarded a Direct Award Contract that will allow the Southeastern franchise to continue operating...