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Alison Stansfield

It is with great sadness that the Permanent Way Institution has announced the loss of dear friend and colleague, Alison Stansfield. A long-time member and supporter of the PWI, Alison was a...

Daniel Pyke joins Kloeckner from British Steel

Daniel Pyke, former marketing manager for rail products at British Steel, has joined the multinational Kloeckner group as business development manager, focussing on growing its UK rail sector. In his former role,...

Three people killed in a train accident in Scotland

The Scotrail HST, of the type shown above, was on the morning service from Aberdeen to Glasgow.  It left at 06:38 with only a few passengers on board. Early indications are...

RUOK Today?

Organisers of the ‘RUOKToday?’ initiative are planning a major online event on Thursday 12th September 2020, to support travellers who may need comfort or simple encouragement. The ‘RUOKToday?’ initiative came about from a chance...

CPS can take no further action over Belly Mujinga

When Belly Mujinga, a ticket office worker with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) Southern at London Victoria station, died of coronavirus in April after being spat at on the station concourse, he colleagues and her union were up...

New UK sales director for Flexicon

Flexicon, the flexible conduit manufacturer that is part of Atkore International, has appointed Neil Carter as its new UK sales director. He joins from Unistrut UK, also part of Atkore International, where he held...

Rail Forum Midlands welcomes Karen Jackson

Rail Forum Midlands has appointed Karen Jackson to be the new programme delivery executive, leading on events and communications together with supporting some of its wider initiatives. Karen joins Rail Forum Midlands (RFM) from...

GB Railfreight appoints Tim Hartley as business development director

Tim Hartley has been named as the new business development director at GB Railfreight. Over the last 20 years, Tim has advised on the appointments of many of the most senior leaders in the...

Mott MacDonald appoints Mike Brown to shareholder committee

Mike Brown MVO, the former Transport Commissioner for London, has been appointed by Mott MacDonald as an independent member of its shareholders’ committee. As part of this 20-strong committee, comprised of senior Mott MacDonald...

Anna Delvecchio joins Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald appointed Anna Delvecchio as development director to its transportation business for the UK and Europe. Anna joined the international engineering consultancy in May this year, bringing with her knowledge and expertise from...

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Alison Stansfield

It is with great sadness that the Permanent Way Institution has announced the loss of dear...

Daniel Pyke joins Kloeckner from British Steel

Daniel Pyke, former marketing manager for rail products at British Steel, has joined the multinational Kloeckner group as business development manager,...

Three people killed in a train accident in Scotland

The Scotrail HST, of the type shown above, was on the morning service from Aberdeen to Glasgow.  It left at...

RUOK Today?

Organisers of the ‘RUOKToday?’ initiative are planning a major online event on Thursday 12th September 2020, to support travellers who may need...

Perpetuum to become part of Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail is to acquire Southampton-based railway technology firm Perpetuum to accelerate its UK digitisation strategy. Perpetuum’s product utilises...