As part of its efforts to connect the UK's fragmented rail network and support operators through COVID-19, the UK government has begun the process to end railway franchising.
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Crucial to a great performing rail organisation is the well-being of the workforce behind the service. Whether front-line staff, train drivers, track workers, engineers, technicians or top-level management, having a safe, motivated and skilled workforce is imperative for an organisation working in the rail sector.
What are the trends and challenges facing rail’s workforce and how is the industry moving forward to support and develop its employees?
Working to optimise the East Coast Main Line and and reduce inefficiencies, the second phase of the power supply upgrade is set to begin.
Fabrizio Favara joins ILSA as its CEO and will form the private high-speed train operator’s senior management together with its General Manager, Victor Ba?ares.
Grand Central will not launch its planned North West route train service between Blackpool and London after COVID-19 rendered plans ‘unfeasible’.
As part of Global Railway Review’s exclusive COVID-19 Heroes series, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has chosen a handful of members of its team who have spent their time volunteering and working to keep both passengers and other members of staff as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic.
This milestone, announced by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, comes as America celebrates Labor Day and the contributions of the American worker.
HS2 Ltd has announced the formal start of construction on Britain's new high-speed rail project, highlighting the large number of jobs the project will be recruiting for in the coming months and years.
The agreement between local leaders and the UK government will provide a mechanism for positive influences over investment decisions in the East Midlands railway.
Transport for Wales has selected 11 companies to develop innovative ideas to improve the passenger experience as part of the second phase of its programme.
This In-Depth Focus explores several project developments and what long-term opportunities lie ahead for the rail industry, including: the importance of financing; what changes must take place to recover and move forward from the coronavirus pandemic; the continued approach to tackling climate change; and focusing on how improving passenger and…
Steve White, COO and Deputy CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), looks at how the UK’s biggest rail franchise had to modify its operations to support colleagues, society and passengers through the COVID-19 pandemic.
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
As a result of passengers not following COVID-19 regulations, Transport for Wales has partnered with the British Transport Police to enforce requirements.
The Inland Rail project, which is 15 years in the making, is set to deliver significant national benefits for the Australian rail freight sector.
The IRICAV 2 consortium will be responsible for work on the first section of the high-speed rail development between Verona and Padua.