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RAIL 100 Breakfast Club Wales
The East West Rail Consortium has been recognised at the inaugural (ADEPT) President’s Special Recognition Awards,
Network Rail has appointed Jeremy Westlake as chief financial officer. He was due to start his new role on February 15.
Crossrail has announced that the £14.8 billion programme to deliver a new cross-London railway is now 70% complete.
Passengers still value human interaction despite the new technology introduced by the rail industry, according to new research released by Transport Focus.
Two weeks after it unveiled Class 385 bodyshells, ScotRail reveals the interiors of the Hitachi electric multiple units it will introduce into traffic next year
Aggregates trains operated by GB Railfreight are running between Whatley Quarry (Somerset) and Wellingborough Rail Yard as part of a rolling 12-month contract.
Studies into the potential for faster journey times and electrification from London to the South West are now being funded.
Shadow Transport Secretary Lilian Greenwood says that plans to roll out smart ticketing in the North have stalled,
Passengers were asked what they think of railway staff services and how they add to journey experience
A selection of features from RAIL issue 790 (December 23 2015 - January 5 2016)
The West Coast main line fully reopened at Leighton Buzzard at 4am today (February 5) after Network Rail engineers finished repaired a bank slip.
Engineers are investigating how to repair the damaged sea wall at Shakespeare Beach, Dover
Work has been completed to widen one bore of the Farnworth Tunnel in Lancashire, so that it can accommodate two rail tracks.
Plans for smart ticketing and improved connectivity
More than half a million passengers have used the £353 million Borders Railway since it re-opened in September last year.
Transport for London says London Underground has reached targets of 30% reduction in delays, set out by the city’s Mayor Boris Johnson five years ago.
Transport for London has selected 13 property developers to build a total of 10,000 homes on more than 300 acres of TfL land,
Two Class 37s will visit Ely and London Liverpool Street hauling a charity charter operated by Abellio Greater Anglia on April 30.
London’s secret railway reaches a milestone with breaking ground event to start construction
Launched in 2003, the RAIL100 Breakfast Club is a business networking club for the industry’s senior managers. It helps members keep abreast of current topics within the industry and gives them the ability to discuss these with their peers.
Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus spoke at January 28 meeting.
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