To ensure safe travel for passengers during the UK Christmas travel window, the government has outlined a range of new measures for transport, including enhancing rail services, postponing and accelerating rail engineering works and cutting ticket charges.
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Crucial to a great performing rail organisation is the well-being of the workforce behind the service. Whether front-line staff, train drivers, track workers, engineers, technicians or top-level management, having a safe, motivated and skilled workforce is imperative for an organisation working in the rail sector.
What are the trends and challenges facing rail’s workforce and how is the industry moving forward to support and develop its employees?
Claire brings more than two decades of experience to her new role, which she is due to begin on 4 January 2021.
The Routes into Rail website will showcase sector role models, include a jobs portal and provide access to the latest news and opportunities.
After the announcement in August 2020 that Crossrail Ltd would require funding beyond the original agreed funding envelope, a new £85 million package has been agreed upon.
Significant progress has been made in delivering the three 'Act Now' priorities since their original publication in July 2020.
The beginning of construction of the Central Hub is a significant milestone for the Rail Baltica project, which is the largest infrastructure project in the region for 100 years.
With a total of 2,233 lifesaving suicide interventions made on the railways in 2019/20, the UK Rail Minister has committed to achieving more.
Research shows that up to 120,000 additional people will be required over the next five to 10 years, with demand for skills peaking around 2025.
HS2 Ltd has supported the development of advanced 4D learning technology that enables site teams to identify, record and resolve site hazards as part of a virtual construction sequence.
CHINA RAILWAY awarded the $248 million contract to Bombardier Transportation for the delivery of 112 CR300AF high-speed train cars.
The winner will be awarded £25,000 to develop their product further, having received dedicated mentoring from business experts over the 12 week course.
Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink worked with the British Transport Police to enforce face covering rules over an eight-week period, experiencing a 98.4 per cent success rate.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is working to inspire the next generation of high-speed rail innovators with the relaunch of 'I Will Ride'.
The Transport Strategy will work to deliver carbon reductions through a set of five year priorities, with nine ‘mini-plans’ for modes and sectors.
Laboratory tests have found that the COVID-19 viruscide being used on Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern trains is successfully working.