A new Health and Wellbeing Index has been developed by health economists at RSSB, with aims to identify the impact of health, wellbeing and safety risks to employees in the rail industry.
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During National Recycling Week, Govia Thameslink Railway has unveiled a new recycling scheme at Brighton train station, which aims to bolster the rail industry’s commitment to a UK green recovery.
As part of the East Coast Digital Programme, Govia Thameslink Railway has successfully tested one of its Great Northern Moorgate Class 717 trains using the digital in-cab signalling system ETCS level 2.
HS2 Ltd has revealed the colossal logistics operation that is taking place at its logistics hub near Willesden Junction, which will be used to process earth and deliver construction materials.
On World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September 2021), Govia Thameslink Railway has announced it is now offering training to its key partners, to increase the number of people who can identify vulnerable passengers.
Network Rail has published its second phase of the decade-long Network Operating Strategy, which aims to provide a better experience for passengers and freight users.
Network Rail is set to trial Fibre Optic Acoustic Sensing technology, that aims to support improvements to the railway’s safety measures and its overall performance.
The Rail Supply Group (RSG) announces Transport for London (TfL) as its latest project sponsor, with the scheme aiming to provide simpler ways to export supplier’s services and products overseas.
Manchester’s railway has received a once in a generation maintenance upgrade of a 21st century signalling system, which aims to improve future journeys for passengers and rail freight.
Network Rail and The Central Railway Systems Alliance (CRSA) have completed a successful digitalisation trial for critical rail track renewal processes, paving the way for future deployment with frontline maintenance teams.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has unveiled a range of initiatives to remove barriers and improve confidence for disabled people as they return to trains after the pandemic.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has completed two major upgrade projects aimed at improving vital Local Distribution Centres (LDCs) in Eastleigh and Bescot.
After going live in 2023, the Online Key Management System will then be rolled out across the UK as part of Network Rail’s long-term programme to transform the UK’s rail system.
A survey from Transport Focus has revealed that passengers prefer modern white-on-black information displays rather than the traditional orange-on-black dot matrix boards.
The groundbreaking Transport Decarbonisation Plan includes the aim to create a net zero rail network by 2050.