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GTR boss to resign, citing "huge frustration" from passengers

15/06/2018GTR boss to resign, citing "huge frustration" from passengers

The chief executive of struggling operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) will resign. Charles Horton, the boss of GTR which runs Thameslink, Great Northern, and Southern railways, will rema... more >
Rail journeys across UK fall for first time in eight years

15/06/2018Rail journeys across UK fall for first time in eight years

Passengers using the nation’s rail networks has fallen for the first time in eight years, new figures show. Statistics from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) say that passenger journey... more >
First TPE bullet train arrives in the UK

12/06/2018First TPE bullet train arrives in the UK

The first of TransPennine Express’ (TPE’s) Nova 1 bullet trains has completed its two-month journey from Japan today, set to come into action across the north of England and... more >
GTR boss to resign, citing "huge frustration" from passengers

15/06/2018GTR boss to resign, citing "huge frustration" from passengers

The chief executive of struggling operator Go... more >
New Tube trains on the way with new Siemens contract from TfL

15/06/2018New Tube trains on the way with new Siemens contract from TfL

TfL has awarded Siemens Mobility Limited a co... more >
Compensation schemes are ‘not optional’, Grayling warns TOCs

15/06/2018Compensation schemes are ‘not optional’, Grayling warns TOCs

Transport secretary Chris Grayling expects pass... more >
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GTR boss to resign, citing "huge frustration" from passengers

15/06/2018GTR boss to resign, citing "huge frustration" from passengers

The chief executive of struggling operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) will resign. Charles Horton, the boss of GTR which runs Thameslink, Great Northern, and Southern railways, will rema... more >
New Tube trains on the way with new Siemens contract from TfL

15/06/2018New Tube trains on the way with new Siemens contract from TfL

TfL has awarded Siemens Mobility Limited a contract of around £1.5bn to design and build 94 new generation Tube trains today. More than 700,000 customers use the Piccadilly line every ... more >
Rail journeys across UK fall for first time in eight years

15/06/2018Rail journeys across UK fall for first time in eight years

Passengers using the nation’s rail networks has fallen for the first time in eight years, new figures show. Statistics from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) say that passenger journey... more >

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How biometrics can help improve health and safety measures on railway construction projects

20/03/2018How biometrics can help improve health and safety measures on railway construction projects

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Biometric identity, time and attendance specialists Donseed looks at how biometric technology is already starting to enhance health and safety measures on railway constru... more >
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05/06/2018Apprenticeship levy: the latest picture

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Moving in the right direction

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Overcoming leaves on the line

05/06/2018Overcoming leaves on the line

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Rail: A woman’s world

18/05/2018Rail: A woman’s world

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Transforming travel in the north west

06/02/2018Transforming travel in the north west

RTM’s Josh Mines talks to Robin Davis, head of new trains at TransPen... more >
Thameslink: Nearing the end of the line

23/01/2018Thameslink: Nearing the end of the line

RTM’s Josh Mines catches up with Mark Somers, project director for Th... more >
Modernising journeys in north east England

09/11/2017Modernising journeys in north east England

First Hull Trains is about to embark on the biggest fleet overhaul it has d... more >
Ian Prosser: Safety by design

02/11/2017Ian Prosser: Safety by design

Ian Prosser, the ORR’s chief inspector of railways and director of ra... 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 >