The first weekly round up of positive rail news, focusing on the industry stories which emphasise the community.
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Thameslink are hoping to beat 'blue Monday' by replacing it with 'brew Monday' by teaming up with Samaritans for a cuppa on the train!
Porterbrook’s Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre replicated a mainline incident involving a train and a road vehicle to test the response of Network Rail and their multi-agency partners.
TfW have marked a major milestone in the South Wales Metro project with the installation of the first electrical lines on the Core Valley Lines in South Wales.
Northern have started to train their workforce on how to spot vulnerable passengers and how to have the confidence to intervene.
RIA and Women in Rail have published the 2022 EDI Charter annual which showcases best practice in how to embed an inclusive culture in modern rail organisations.
Northern have revealed the details of the new LIDAR scanning technology that will make journeys on its railways safer and more efficient.
Lucie Anderton, Head of the Sustainability Unit at the UIC, explains the evolving role that train stations play as public spaces, and how these changes can benefit the growing street homelessness issue.
Network Rail and the British Transport Police are using new surveillance techniques to stop railway vandals in South Yorkshire.
Vital Human Resources, along with Network Rail, have seen their Suicide Prevention Patrollers complete their 100th life-saving intervention.
In support of National Careers Week, Tina Towner, Rail Enforcement Officer at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), explains the role of a Rail Enforcement Officer and details why the role is more important now than ever before.
Network Rail are enlisting specially trained sniffer dogs to help track down metal thieves who caused major delays on several rail routes.
Transport for London (TfL) anticipates for the Elizabeth line to open within the first half of 2022, as it comes to the end of the first phase of trial operations and looks ahead to next stages.
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.
The Alert Me by Messenger technology provides rail passengers with the available transport options and information regarding disruption and crowding.