Suffolk derailment underlines guard’s ‘crucial’ role, says RMT

THE CRUCIAL role played by the conductor of a train derailed in a level-crossing collision on the Marks Tey-Sudbury line in Suffolk last week has underlined…

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Alstom-Metro Tube train maintenance staff to strike over pay

NEARLY 200 Alstom-Metro train-maintenance workers at depots on London Underground’s Jubilee and Northern lines are to strike over pay and conditions…

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Japanese rail operator uses software to ensure staff are getting enough sleep

Central Japan Railway Co is using tailor made software to ensure that its staff are getting enough sleep before they arrive for work. The sleep self management…

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Chiltern Railways celebrate 50 years of the bubble car

Aylesbury Station will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the bubble car, between 1000 and 1700 on Saturday, 4th September.  The bubble car –…

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Get snap happy for charity train calendar

Local rail company, Wrexham & Shropshire is calling on budding photographers of all ages to put their talents to the test, and win the chance to contribute…

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Back in 10?

The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway would like to reopen to the public in late October. However, there’s lots of work to be done to get…

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Annual tea party returns to West Runton station

National Express East Anglia’s West Runton station will resound to the clink of china on Saturday 28 August when the station sees the return of the popular…

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10,000 Tube staff to strike to defend jobs and safety

SOME 10,000 members London Underground’s two biggest unions will begin a rolling series of strikes on September 6 against plans to axe 800 station and…

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£35,000 model steam engine from 1898 to sell at Bonhams

A six inch gauge model steam engine built by Lucas and Davies for a railroad hobbyist called Mr Percy Leigh in the late 19th century, which formed part…

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Phoenix’s Central Mesa light rail extension is one step closer to federal funding

The Federal Transit Administration has approved METRO light rail’s request to enter Project Development for the Central Mesa light rail extension. This…

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Seattle put up webcams on University Link Light Rail Construction Project

Sound Transit has installed web cameras to give the community a bird’s eye view of the construction for the University Link light rail stations….

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Win £50 worth of Thomas the Tank Engine goodies

Book your tickets for A Day Out With Thomas™ before 12noon on Thursday 26 August and automatically be entered into a free prize draw to win £50 worth…

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