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Fearne Cotton and Paul Merson join Rail Wellbeing Live 2021 line-up: Rail staff meditating

Fearne Cotton and Paul Merson join Rail Wellbeing Live 2021 line-up

Wednesday 13 Oct 2021
  • The rail industry’s largest free health and wellbeing event, Rail Wellbeing Live, returns online next month (17 to 18 November)
  • 100+ inspiring speakers and 75 pick ‘n’ mix free sessions to choose from
  • 10pm evening sessions have been added to the 2021 agenda.
The IT Factor: Network Rail launches Diverse IT competition to showcase careers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates: NR data science

The IT Factor: Network Rail launches Diverse IT competition to showcase careers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates

Tuesday 12 Oct 2021

Network Rail has launched a competition to highlight some of the exciting Information Technology careers available at the organisation, and in the wider rail industry, to young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

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New ramp means easier access for passengers at Dorchester West station and new direct route to Dorset hospital: Dorchester Accessibility Ramp (4)

New ramp means easier access for passengers at Dorchester West station and new direct route to Dorset hospital

Friday 22 Oct 2021

A new access ramp has been officially unveiled at Dorchester West station by Network Rail and Dorset Council to give passengers step-free access to platform one and Dorset county hospital.

EK youngsters on-the-ball for rail safety message: Rail safety EKYC 1

EK youngsters on-the-ball for rail safety message

Friday 22 Oct 2021

Network Rail and the Scottish Football Association will be delivering a series of football camps in East Kilbride to help young people stay safe around the railway.

Work begins on new town centre flood defence in Rotherham: Works begin on town centre flood defence

Work begins on new town centre flood defence in Rotherham

Thursday 21 Oct 2021

Works to install a new multimillion-pound canal barrier at Forge Island are now underway as part of a key milestone in the Forge Island flood defence and enabling scheme.

Lumo services already selling out as inaugural service leaves London: Lumo services already selling out as inaugural service leaves London

Lumo services already selling out as inaugural service leaves London

Thursday 21 Oct 2021
  • First month ticket sales “above expectations”
  • Affordable new service helps customers choose rail over air
  • Leisure travellers rush to buy tickets as the nation gets moving again
Track upgrades close railway between Hebden Bridge and Rochdale: Summit Tunnel aerial image Calderbrook end winter 3

Track upgrades close railway between Hebden Bridge and Rochdale

Thursday 21 Oct 2021

Passengers travelling between Rochdale and Hebden Bridge are being reminded about changes to journeys during essential upgrade work inside one of the world’s oldest railway tunnels.

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Inverness Airport Station build is underway

Tuesday 19 Oct 2021

Work is now underway to create the new Inverness Airport station with the start of construction of the platforms at Dalcross.

Free and fast WiFi for Birmingham New Street station passengers: Birmingham New Street at dusk-2

Free and fast WiFi for Birmingham New Street station passengers

Monday 18 Oct 2021

Passengers at Birmingham New Street station can now get free and unlimited WiFi that is fast enough to support video calls and streaming.  

Swanning about: railway rescue for confused cygnets: Swanning About 2

Swanning about: railway rescue for confused cygnets

Monday 18 Oct 2021

Two baby swans have been rescued by track workers after losing their mother and wandering on to the railway.