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Network Rail opens Birmingham New Street as NHS clinic

Network Rail is providing a former retail space at Birmingham New Street station for the NHS to use as an outpatient clinic for patients to have routine blood tests away from hospital.An empty show will be used...

Contractors launch PPE appeal to aid NHS

At a time when the NHS is struggling to cope with the Coronavirus (CORVID-19) pandemic, two firms in the construction industry have got together to launch an appeal to help. The DE Group, whose companies include Deconstruct (demolition), Decontaminate, Derisk...

Rail workers uncover shrine in ancient cave

Rail workers repairing a landslip repair near Guildford have uncovered a small cave believed to be from the 14th century. Discovered during work to stabilise and protect the railway embankment, the sandstone cave is...

Former trainee is new director at Nexus

Stuart Clarke has secured the role of Metro Infrastructure Director at Nexus - a role which will see him head up all the maintenance and modernisation work on the 77km Tyne & Wear Metro network.

Season ticket holders need clarity

While rail travel has been cut back to key workers only, and everyone else is working from home, where does that leave the thousands of season-ticket holders who have spent a lot of money on them?

Railway depot becomes bottling plant

Southern Railway has turned one of its depots into a hand sanitiser bottling plant to meet the needs of colleagues on the front line, who are helping keep services running for key workers...

Luton station staff support local hospital

Thameslink railway personnel rallied round to give support following an appeal made by Luton and Dunstable Hospital for food and personal items for staff. The appeal was spotted on social media by Thameslink passenger...

Designers and engineers needed to help solve Covid-19’s challenges

With the NHS and other care providers across the world suffering under the pressure of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, a new project has been launched to unite engineers and designers to help solve some of the epidemic’s...

First-class accreditation for FirstClass

FirstClass Safety & Control, a company which specialises in protection and control systems for railway depots, has had a double accreditation success for its own internal systems. The company has just been accredited to the latest ISO 45001 standard...

Key workers get free parking at stations

The railway industry is helping key workers by giving them free parking at stations as the country responds to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Nationally, Network Rail has made an arrangement with its parking contractor...

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Network Rail opens Birmingham New Street as NHS clinic

Network Rail is providing a former retail space at Birmingham New Street station for the NHS to...

Contractors launch PPE appeal to aid NHS

At a time when the NHS is struggling to cope with the Coronavirus (CORVID-19) pandemic, two firms in the construction industry have got together...

Rail workers uncover shrine in ancient cave

Rail workers repairing a landslip repair near Guildford have uncovered a small cave believed to be from the 14th century.

Former trainee is new director at Nexus

Stuart Clarke has secured the role of Metro Infrastructure Director at Nexus - a role which will see him head up all...

Season ticket holders need clarity

While rail travel has been cut back to key workers only, and everyone else is working from home, where does that leave...