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Celebrity support helps Virgin petition hit 50,000

Celebrities including Jamie Oliver and Lord Sugar have come out in support of Virgin Trains, urging the Government to reconsider Virgin Trains bid for the West Coast franchise. The e-petition is now 30,000 signatures away from being considered for debate...

Boost for FirstGroup shares amid West Coast speculation

FirstGroup's shares have been given a boost ahead of industry speculation that the company is to be awarded the West Coast franchise. FirstGroup Plc has experienced its biggest monthly advance in three years as the company waits to hear whether...

Virgin’s reaction to East Coast Main Line Pendolino proposal

Virgin Trains says it has no knowledge of plans to operate a Pendolino along the East Coast Main Line. The train operator, which is seeking an extension to its West Coast franchise, says that it plans to run the first...
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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...