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Why the rail industry needs more women

22/06/2018Why the rail industry needs more women

Source: RTM Feb/Mar 2018
Anesha Rachel Malhan, one of the learners at the National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR), ... more >
Apprenticeship levy: the latest picture

05/06/2018Apprenticeship levy: the latest picture

Source: RTM April/May 2018
Mark Holmes, head of membership and development at NSAR, describes the current resources availa... more >

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Why the rail industry needs more women

22/06/2018Why the rail industry needs more women

Anesha Rachel Malhan, one of the learners at the National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR), discusses her experience as the only woman at her 20-person course and advocates greater gender diversity for the benefit of the whole industry. ... more >
‘Major milestone’ in Northamptonshire railway upgrade reached

21/06/2018‘Major milestone’ in Northamptonshire railway upgrade reached

Network Rail has completed 12 weeks of major improvement works in Northamptonshire. The work, which forms part of the Midland Main Line upgrade, saw two of four rail lines closed to all engineers to carry out major improvements to track, draina... more >
NR awards £20m signalling contract for Highland mainline

14/06/2018NR awards £20m signalling contract for Highland mainline

Siemens has been awarded a £20m re-signalling contract by Network Rail. The contract will see sections of the Highlands mainline re-signalled as part of the £57m, Scottish Government-funded investment in the line, which links the Hi... more >

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New Hitachi Azuma parked by Stephenson’s Rocket in rare sneak peek

22/06/2018New Hitachi Azuma parked by Stephenson’s Rocket in rare sneak peek

Those visiting the Great Exhibition of the North in Newcastle will have the... more >
‘Major milestone’ in Northamptonshire railway upgrade reached

21/06/2018‘Major milestone’ in Northamptonshire railway upgrade reached

Network Rail has completed 12 weeks of major improvement works in Northampton... more >
TfL reveals ultramodern London Overground trains

21/06/2018TfL reveals ultramodern London Overground trains

Brand new state-of-the-art London Overground electric trains have been... more >
NR awards £20m signalling contract for Highland mainline

14/06/2018NR awards £20m signalling contract for Highland mainline

Siemens has been awarded a £20m re-signalling contract by Network Rail.... 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 t... more >