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Jobs secured as Amey acquires NR’s Carillion contracts

22/02/2018Jobs secured as Amey acquires NR’s Carillion contracts

Over 700 jobs have been safeguarded as Carillion’s Network Rail contracts have been acquired by Amey Rail Ltd. The transfers come after Carillion went into liquidation last month, and will... more >
Network Rail unveils ‘radical’ CP6 plan with aim to drop delays by 15%

13/02/2018Network Rail unveils ‘radical’ CP6 plan with aim to drop delays by 15%

Network Rail has released its much-anticipated Strategic Business Plan for CP6, with plans including a 15% drop in delays across the network and a commitment to hire 50% more women over the five-... more >
Mark Carne to step down as Network Rail chief executive

06/02/2018Mark Carne to step down as Network Rail chief executive

Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne is to step down from his role after four years in charge. The announcement comes weeks after Network Rail told the public that Carne was doing a &ldqu... more >
RAIB to investigate Cambrian line ERTMS failure

22/02/2018RAIB to investigate Cambrian line ERTMS failure

The RAIB has launched an investigation into the... more >
Seat design needs more scientific approach to ensure comfort, says industry

22/02/2018Seat design needs more scientific approach to ensure comfort, says industry

There should be more research into the design o... more >
Jobs secured as Amey acquires NR’s Carillion contracts

22/02/2018Jobs secured as Amey acquires NR’s Carillion contracts

Over 700 jobs have been safeguarded as Carillio... more >
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RAIB to investigate Cambrian line ERTMS failure

22/02/2018RAIB to investigate Cambrian line ERTMS failure

The RAIB has launched an investigation into the loss of speed restriction data to trains during an incident on 20 October on the Cambrian coast line. A driver travelling on the line in North Wa... more >
Seat design needs more scientific approach to ensure comfort, says industry

22/02/2018Seat design needs more scientific approach to ensure comfort, says industry

There should be more research into the design of train seats in order to provide a more comfortable and safer experience for passengers, the RSSB has argued. According to the organisation, this ... more >
Jobs secured as Amey acquires NR’s Carillion contracts

22/02/2018Jobs secured as Amey acquires NR’s Carillion contracts

Over 700 jobs have been safeguarded as Carillion’s Network Rail contracts have been acquired by Amey Rail Ltd. The transfers come after Carillion went into liquidation last month, and will... more >

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Big Rail Diversity Challenge 2018: Exciting details announced

09/02/2018Big Rail Diversity Challenge 2018: Exciting details announced

The first details of this year’s Big Rail Diversity Challenge have been revealed and it’s safe to say the 2018 edition is set to be more thrilling than ever. Last year saw the RT... more >
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NCHSR: The possibilities are limitless

06/02/2018NCHSR: The possibilities are limitless

The National Co... more >
Keeping Britain's railway on track

06/02/2018Keeping Britain's railway on track

Mick Whelan, ge... more >
The Intelligent Infrastructure approach

06/02/2018The Intelligent Infrastructure approach

Network Rail is... more >
Project Aura: Changing the game

02/02/2018Project Aura: Changing the game

Paul Boyle, hea... more >

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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 >