In the largest rollout of heart restarters on the UK’s rail network, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink will install 238 at-station life-saving automated external defibrillators.
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Across the rail firms Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express, 250 new apprenticeships, in various rail departments, will be available by 2022 to people of all ages and backgrounds.
A new West Midlands rail training centre will help upskill industry employees and offer the public rail training, so that local people can play a part in building the region’s expanding rail networks.
Network Rail has today launched a fleet of several specialist trains, whose job is to remove and wash away leaf debris across the North West rail route this autumn 2021.
HS2 has invited students with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to present ideas which would make HS2’s stations and trains more accessible for all.
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.
California High-Speed Rail Authority achieves its latest milestone, as its growing Central Valley workforce reaches 6,000 new job opportunities for the local community.
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has trained almost 3,000 client-focused colleagues from its rail line services, in order to improve the service given to disabled and older commuters.
In Episode 5 of Global Railway Review’s podcast, Steve White, Chief Operating Officer at Govia Thameslink Railway, speaks to our Junior Editor, Leah Hockley, about the UK's train stations and how they are developing to become safer, more sustainable and more inviting for passengers.
ARA has welcomed the wide range of rail funding announcements that were confirmed in the Australian government's 2021-22 Federal Budget.
In the latest instalment of Global Railway Review’s exclusive series, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) shares the experiences of some of its staff during 2020 and the wide range of roles and ways in which they have aided others throughout the pandemic.
Below the Brenner Pass, from Innsbruck/Tulfes in Austria to Franzensfeste in Italy, the longest underground railway connection in the world is being built – the 64km-long Brenner Base Tunnel. Here, Tunnel Safety Coordinator, Erwin Reichel, explains the intricacies of ensuring sufficient safety measures are coordinated and implemented for such an…
Disability should not be a barrier to rail travel. Dmitry Pegov, Deputy Managing Director of Passenger Services at Russian Railways (RZD), reveals their plans to provide a high level of service to all passengers with reduced mobility at all stages of their journey.
The ‘Accessible Rail Travel with Avanti West Coast’ Facebook group connects passengers with each other in order to share their travel experiences.
Metrolink has received $59,000 to fund an outreach campaign to deter suicides on its network through training, public engagement and awareness.