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Network rail proposal for UNESCO World Heritage Site

20/09/2019Network rail proposal for UNESCO World Heritage Site

Network Rail has submitted a planning application to City of Edinburgh Council proposing to install a bridge walk and visitor centre at the historic Forth Bridge.   If plans go ahead for th... more >
Isle of Wight rail line receives £26m investment

17/09/2019Isle of Wight rail line receives £26m investment

Government has unveiled a £26m investment package into the Isle of Wight railway line, to help modernise and improve the line and its outdated fleet. The Island Line service, whic... more >
New railway station between Hinckley and Nuneaton receives backing

12/09/2019New railway station between Hinckley and Nuneaton receives backing

Plans for a new railway station between Hinckley and Nuneaton looks set to go ahead following backing from councillors. Nuneaton Parkway Station has been proposed as a multi-modal facility, ... more >
Ground-breaking rail collaboration launched to improve services for passengers

20/09/2019Ground-breaking rail collaboration launched to improve services for passengers

  A ground-breaking deal has been agree... more >
Manchester Metrolink’s greener future

19/09/2019Manchester Metrolink’s greener future

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are t... more >
Plans for new £362m North East metro train fleet

19/09/2019Plans for new £362m North East metro train fleet

A £362m train fleet for the Tyne and We... more >
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Ground-breaking rail collaboration launched to improve services for passengers

20/09/2019Ground-breaking rail collaboration launched to improve services for passengers

  A ground-breaking deal has been agreed today among rail bosses to deliver higher standards for rail users in the West Midlands.   Areas that fall under the new, first-of-its-ki... more >
Manchester Metrolink’s greener future

19/09/2019Manchester Metrolink’s greener future

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are to renew and upgrade Manchester Metrolink’s electrical infrastructure in a bid to support and maintain TfGM’s green transport strategy for ... more >
Plans for new £362m North East metro train fleet

19/09/2019Plans for new £362m North East metro train fleet

A £362m train fleet for the Tyne and Wear Metro was ordered yesterday by public transport body Nexus. A company for the designing and building of the fleet hasn’t been officially... more >

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Connecting Network Rail with the supply chain

17/09/2019Connecting Network Rail with the supply chain

Continuing our mission to connect buyers with suppliers, This year TransCityRail North is adding a new element to the event. We are introducing an incomparable opportunity for you to meet wi... more >
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Andrew Haines, CE of Network Rail, tells BBC News his organisation could issue future rail franchises

24/06/2019Andrew Haines, CE of Network Rail, tells BBC News his organisation could issue future rail franchises

Andrew Haines, the Chief Executive of Network Rail, has told the Today... more >
Malcolm Holmes, executive director of West Midlands Rail Executive, announced as TCR Midlands speaker in Birmingham

24/06/2019Malcolm Holmes, executive director of West Midlands Rail Executive, announced as TCR Midlands speaker in Birmingham

Ahead of his appearance, Malcolm Holmes spoke with Rail Technology Magazine... more >
Advancing the rail industry with management degree apprenticeships

08/05/2019Advancing the rail industry with management degree apprenticeships

Source: RTM April/May 2019 Sponsored Interview
In answering the pressing questions of how current and future generations o... more >
Women in rail - is the industry on the right track?

12/03/2019Women in rail - is the industry on the right track?

Source: RTM Feb/March 2019
RTM sits down with Samantha Smith, sole female member of the TransPennine R... more >

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Encouraging youngsters to be safe on the railway

Encouraging youngsters to be safe on the railway

This summer, Arriva Group's CrossCountry and the Scout Association joined to launch a new partnership to promote rail safety among young people. Chris Leech MBE, business community manager at the TOC, gives RTM an update on the innovative scheme... more > more last word articles >