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GTR spreads messages of support on Suicide Prevention Day

10/09/2020GTR spreads messages of support on Suicide Prevention Day

As today (10 Sept) mark the annual World Suicide Prevention Day, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), have revealed ‘Affirmation Art’ clusters across some of its busiest stations to raise ... more >
Transport Secretary commits to a resilient railway

10/09/2020Transport Secretary commits to a resilient railway

Network Rail’s provisional report on the Stonehaven tragedy, commissioned by the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps immediately after the event, has bene released today (10 Sept), illustratin... more >
Welsh Government call for backing of South Wales Main Line major upgrade

10/09/2020Welsh Government call for backing of South Wales Main Line major upgrade

Plans for new train services and stations in south-east Wales have been outlined by the Welsh Government, who have called on the UK Government to “play its part” in delivering develop... more >
GTR spreads messages of support on Suicide Prevention Day

10/09/2020GTR spreads messages of support on Suicide Prevention Day

As today (10 Sept) mark the annual World Suic... more >
Transport Secretary commits to a resilient railway

10/09/2020Transport Secretary commits to a resilient railway

Network Rail’s provisional report on th... more >
Welsh Government call for backing of South Wales Main Line major upgrade

10/09/2020Welsh Government call for backing of South Wales Main Line major upgrade

Plans for new train services and stations in ... more >
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GTR spreads messages of support on Suicide Prevention Day

10/09/2020GTR spreads messages of support on Suicide Prevention Day

As today (10 Sept) mark the annual World Suicide Prevention Day, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), have revealed ‘Affirmation Art’ clusters across some of its busiest stations to raise ... more >
Transport Secretary commits to a resilient railway

10/09/2020Transport Secretary commits to a resilient railway

Network Rail’s provisional report on the Stonehaven tragedy, commissioned by the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps immediately after the event, has bene released today (10 Sept), illustratin... more >
Welsh Government call for backing of South Wales Main Line major upgrade

10/09/2020Welsh Government call for backing of South Wales Main Line major upgrade

Plans for new train services and stations in south-east Wales have been outlined by the Welsh Government, who have called on the UK Government to “play its part” in delivering develop... more >

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On the right track, Sulzer is awarded RISAS accreditation for Nottingham Service Centre

29/06/2020On the right track, Sulzer is awarded RISAS accreditation for Nottingham Service Centre

Following an independent audit, Sulzer’s Nottingham Service Centre has been accepted as part of the rail industry supplier approval scheme (RISAS). The accreditation reinforces the high-quali... more >
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Meeting the challenge of PPE

21/05/2020Meeting the challenge of PPE

Words provided by Jermyn Street Design editorially reviewed by Rail Technology Magazine As train operators face the huge challenge of getting their operations up and running again, one of the main issues to address is protect... 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 >
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 >
TfN Strategic Transport Plan: not just for transport's sake

22/01/2019TfN Strategic Transport Plan: not just for transport's sake

Source: RTM Dec/Jan 19
Peter Molyneux, Transport for the North’s (TfN’s) strategic roa... more >