ORR concludes review of RSSB, and recommends changes to help industry achieve excellence in health and safety management

The role of RSSB should be adapted so it can better facilitate excellence in health and safety management across the entire rail industry, the Office of…

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Investment transform Harlow Town Station in its 50th year

Harlow Town station celebrated its 50th anniversary with a special event on Friday 30 July to mark the completion of a major upgrade of the station. The…

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Demand for rail returns to pre-recession levels during last six months, new analysis shows

A significant increase in demand for rail travel during the first six months of 2010 has seen a return to growth in passenger numbers on the railways not…

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DRS in cross country trials

Direct Rail Services (DRS), the UK’s leading rail freight operator started innovative trials to move freight from the East Coast to the West Coast by…

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RMT condemns London Underground threat to rip-up job protection agreement as union’s ballot over station staffing and safety TUBE UNION RMT today condemned…

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RMT to ballot for action over sacking by Virgin Trains of victim of horrific on-train assault

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed this morning that it is preparing to ballot staff on Virgin West Coast for strike action and action short of a strike following…

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Tensar puts fast track store in full swing for Ryder Cup

Tensar geogrid technology has been used to solve the extensive ground stabilisation problems encountered in Kier‘s development of a major new supermarket…

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DDRF welcomes rescue of Rail Training supplier

Derby and Derbyshire Rail Forum (DDRF) has welcomed the acquisition by TQ Education and Training Ltd of a Derby based rail training company, which went…

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Invensys Rail strengthens senior team with major appointments

Leading railway signalling and train control provider Invensys Rail is strengthening its senior team with the appointment of Graeme Charnock as Chief Financial…

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ICE3 coming to the UK

As part of their preparations for a proposed London service Deutsche Bahn are to run an ICE3 train through the Channel Tunnel. This test run is likely…

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Unite secures union representation with Hitachi

Unite, Britain’s biggest union, has reached a deal to represent workers at Hitachi’s state of the art maintenance depot at Ashford, Kent, which…

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U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood, Governor Doyle Sign Agreement for $46.5 Million for Wisconsin High-Speed Rail

State Has Received $52.2 Million of $822 Million Awarded from Economic Recovery Act U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Wisconsin Governor Jim…

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