Japanese railway company employs Chinese students to help foreign passengers enjoy rail travel

The Kyushu Railway company has hired 5 Chinese undergraduate and graduate students, who are studying at Japanese universities, to help foreign passengers…

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Loco Toledo takes the honours for Southern

Southern’s own Mexican wrestler Loco Toledo took a top title at last week’s National Transport Awards. The colourful character who spearheads Southern’s…

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Nation’s rail green movement begins in Westbury

The rail green movement has started as Network Rail begins today recycling the first 10,000 tonnes of track materials at its brand new recycling centre…

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NRL Rail Recruit New Manager

Graeme White has joined contractors and labour supply company NRL Rail as Assistant Divisional Manager, to be based at their Scotland office. Graeme joined…

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Revamp of Derby station to go ahead after alternative funding is secured

Alternative funding for the revamp of Derby station has been secured, following the Government’s decision to not offer £800,000 towards the scheme…

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Schoolchildren to witness rail crashes, explosions and fires on trains as British Transport Police hammer home rail safety message

STAY OFF THE RAILS – that is the simple and stark warning British Transport Police (BTP) is sending to schoolchildren from the West Midlands, Warwickshire,…

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Community Rail charts the way for new Government Policy

The Prime Minister’s ‘Big Society’ initiative has been endorsed by ACoRP, the Association of Community Rail Partnerships. “We know it works,”…

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Rail improvement works between Seamer and Scarborough completed

Passengers travelling between Seamer and Scarborough will have smoother and more reliable journeys after Network Rail completes several rail improvement…

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More Stations in Wales making progress

Around 50 stations in Wales have started to benefit from improvements made in the last two years and there is still more work to be done, Network Rail…

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Rail Engineering work suspended for 3 months of 2012 for an Olympic Summer

Network Rail have announced the suspension of all disruptive work for almost three months on rail routes serving venues during the London 2012 Olympic…

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The first stage foundry enters production phase at the Tikhvin Freight Car Manufacturing Plant

In accordance with the construction and commissioning schedule of the Tikhvin Freight Car Manufacturing Plant the first stage foundry has entered its production…

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EU Project ECORailS: Energy savings of 15% by 2020 possible

“We want more regional transport per Euro spent” More trains per Euro: The EU project will determine the potential for saving energy in regional transport…

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