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Level Crossing Incident Sudbury, Suffolk – Update 08:15

The recovery operation and investigation into the collision on a level crossing near Sudbury yesterday, Tuesday 17 August, continues today. “Following yesterday’s rescue operation, our main task today will be to gather physical and technical evidence,” said Deputy Chief Constable...

National Express East Anglia statement

National Express East Anglia confirms that the 17.31 Sudbury – Marks Tey train service collided with a road tanker at Sewage Lane Crossing near Bures at 17.37 this evening. There were around 20 passengers on board. Our teams are...

Two vandals jailed for over 8 years for deliberately placing objects on the railway line

Two vandals who admitted deliberately placing objects on the railway line at Dosthill, Tamworth, Staffordshire, almost causing a train travelling at 95mph to derail, have been jailed for a total of eight-and-a-half years following an investigation by British...

Police and rail operators redouble efforts to reduce football-related disorder

British Transport Police and train companies are stepping up their efforts to tackle football-related disorder on the railways, ahead of the start of the football season. Last year saw a 49% rise in the number of football-related offenders dealt with...
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Interim report on Port Talbot track worker fatalities reveals “there was no safe system of work in place”

Network Rail has released an interim report into the fatalities that occurred at Margam, near Port Talbot in...
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Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

First train for Shanghai Metro line 14 completed

The first driverless metro train for Shanghai Metro’s Line 14 has rolled off the assembly line in CRRC Nanjing Puzhen.

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...