Dedication and Commitment to service

The railway has been with us for such a long time we often forget how it changed and indeed continues to change Britain. The coming of the railway opened…

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‘Union-bashing’ Scottish ministers horse-traded with Scotrail over bill for scab army, says RMT

SCOTTISH MINISTERS and Scotrail conspired to provoke and bankroll the current safety dispute over guards with RMT, to the point of negotiating over the…

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Infrarail 2010: Day one in pictures

Infrarail 2010 marks its eighth year in the UK by bringing together the rail infrastructure industry’s finest innovators, opinion formers and solution…

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Bolton footbridge first

The first in a series of footbridges to replace pedestrian level crossings at stations in Yorkshire has opened for use. Mrs Meryl White, daughter of the…

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Clear improvement for Waverley as Network Rail begins station upgrade

Network Rail embarks on a £130m upgrade to Waverley, with the first work to replace the station’s 34,000m2 roof. Twenty-eight thousand clear glass panels…

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Network Rail: Rail safety film wins gold award

A dramatic Network Rail film which aims to improve safety for its people working with on-track plant machinery has won a Gold Award by The International…

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Train companies respond to Conservative Manifesto pledges on Rail

In response to the Conservative manifesto pledges on rail, a spokesperson for the Association of Train Operating Companies said: “The Conservatives’…

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Train companies respond to Labour Manifesto pledges on Rail

In response to the Labour Party’s manifesto pledges on rail, a spokesperson for the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) said: “It’s good…

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Mott MacDonald is design review consultant for Mumbai Monorail, India

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Urban Transit Private Limited, a consortium comprising lead engineer Scomi and Larsen & Toubro, as design review…

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RMT rails against ‘stitch-up’ of skilled engineering workers

JARVIS WORKERS dumped out of work following the collapse of the company will demonstrate in York tomorrow (Wednesday April 14) demanding justice for 1,200…

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Record Low level of complaints on the UK Railway, new figures reveal

In response to Office of Rail Regulation figures published today (Thursday 8 April) showing record high levels of punctuality and record low levels of…

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Seeking cyclists for RailSport Cycling Championship 2010

Entries are sought from Railway Industry Staff for the 2010 Railsport Cycling Championships which will be held at Oakley, Buckinghamshire on Saturday 10th…

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