The introduction of the virucide is the newest measure implemented as part of Govia Thameslink Railway's enhanced COVID-19 cleaning regime.
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The transformation included renovations within four stations along the Northern City Line, as well as cleaning and renewal of tracks.
The next stage of Gatwick Airport's £150 million station transformation will soon begin, thanks to innovative ways of working within COVID-19 social distancing safeguards.
For Global Railway Review’s ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Jason Brooker, Head of Environment at Govia Thameslink Railway, explains the initiatives the train operating company has established to contribute to rail’s role in reducing Britain’s carbon footprint.
Govia Thameslink Railway has re-branded three of its trains in new livery to pay homage to the 200,000 NHS and key workers that travel on its network each week.
Steve Lammin, Engineering Director at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), discusses why and how GTR invested £2 billion on a multi-fleet roll-out programme and the benefits that this has delivered for passengers and staff.
This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of aerial visual and thermal imaging techniques to monitor Britain's rail infrastructure, improving India’s rail network with state-of-the-art technology, an In-Depth Focus on Level Crossing Safety, plus much more.
OpenSpace's real-time passenger movement system can be adapted to monitor passengers and ensure that COVID-19 social distancing guidance is being adhered to.
Stations across the Govia Thameslink Railway, South Western Railway and Southeastern networks have now introduced the sunflower lanyard scheme.
The removal of its track crossing and installation of a new access ramp and staircase will improve safety and access for passengers using Littleport station.
GTR will offer 150 additional apprenticeship places, rising to a total of 300, following receiving accreditation from the Education Skills Funding Agency.
The life-saving defibrillators are to be fitted at stations across one of the UK's biggest rail networks, covering London and nine counties.
The modernised trains will now return 50 per cent more energy to the network than their predecessors, contributing to helping power the fleet.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Dyan Crowther, Chief Executive Officer of HS1 Ltd, explains how she believes it is crucial for operations to focus on improving the passenger experience and her thoughts on diversifying the rail sector's workforce.
London Bridge station has clinched top spot as part of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) regional awards for London for building of the year.