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Welsh distillery switches production from gin to hand sanitiser

A Welsh gin distillery has been working with international transport operator Keolis to produce thousands of litres of hand sanitiser for front line rail staff across Wales and the Borders. Welsh-based public transport operator...

GB Railfreight invests in Cambridgeshire

GB Railfreight (GBRf) one of the UK’s leading rail freight operators, has announced a series of investments into its existing facilities and properties in Cambridgeshire. The company is continuing to invest in its site...

Keolis executive chairman dismissed after four months in office

French group Keolis, which is 70 per cent owned by SNCF and 30 per cent by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), has had a major shake-up and has dismissed its executive chairman, who...

Avanti West Coast staff bolster policing teams during COVID-19 crisis

Avanti West Coast Police Specials. To help with the Covid-19 crisis, some Avanti West Coast staff have swapped their day jobs to take on the role of special constables to bolster policing teams....

Upgraded signalling leads to shorter waiting times at level crossings in East Suffolk

Essential new equipment, that will make level crossings safer and reduce waiting times at user worked level crossings, has been installed along the 49-mile East Suffolk line. Axle counters, which detect whether a train...

Trespassers at risk near Whitby, North Yorkshire

Walkers in the area of Sleights, about five miles southwest of Whitby in North Yorkshire, are being warned not to trespass on the railway. Network Rail has reported multiple incidents of walkers using the...

Fugro to conduct RILA survey of Network Rail’s Western route

Network Rail has contracted Fugro to conduct a RILA survey of a major part the rail network on the Western route in England. Fugro will collect of nearly 1,000 route miles of RILA data, providing asset and...

Welsh railways to receive up to £65 million to help keep services running

The Welsh Government has announced that it will spend up to £65 million over the next six months to ensure train services continue to operate on the Wales and Borders network for key workers and others that...

3Squared and East Midlands Railway sign five-year extension agreement

3Squared, the Sheffield-based rail technology specialists, has announced that it has signed an extension with East Midlands Railway (EMR) for the train operator to continue to use its innovative RailSmart Employee Development System (EDS), which reduces the...

Well-known public figures thank rail workers – and remind us all to ‘be safe, be patient, be kind’

A host of well-known politicians, sports stars and media personalities have said “thank you” to railway staff for keeping freight and critical workers moving during the Covid-19 crisis. The selfie-videos, recorded mostly in their...

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Welsh distillery switches production from gin to hand sanitiser

A Welsh gin distillery has been working with international transport operator Keolis to produce thousands of litres...

GB Railfreight invests in Cambridgeshire

GB Railfreight (GBRf) one of the UK’s leading rail freight operators, has announced a series of investments into its existing facilities and...

Keolis executive chairman dismissed after four months in office

French group Keolis, which is 70 per cent owned by SNCF and 30 per cent by the Caisse de dépôt et placement...

Avanti West Coast staff bolster policing teams during COVID-19 crisis

Avanti West Coast Police Specials. To help with the Covid-19 crisis, some Avanti West Coast staff have swapped...

Upgraded signalling leads to shorter waiting times at level crossings in East Suffolk

Essential new equipment, that will make level crossings safer and reduce waiting times at user worked level crossings, has been installed along...