LNER sets target to increase number of female train driver applications

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has announced that it is making a commitment to bring more women into the rail industry by 2025, focusing specifically on train driver roles.

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30,000 UK railway staff to undertake disability awareness training by end of 2021

Tens of thousands of UK railway staff are being trained to communicate effectively with disabled passengers, to understand the challenges that they may face when travelling and to refresh their knowledge and skills to provide any assistance needed.

One Year On – How The Flybe Collapse Impacted UK Aviation

Earlier this week, UK aviation reached a sad anniversary. March 5th, 2021 marked one year since the collapse of Exeter-based regional airline Flybe.

New Payit system from NatWest will see faster refund payments for Northern passengers 

Northern has announced that it has introduced Payit, a virtual instant payment system that will speed up the refund process for customers.

Driverless Electric Bus On The Road in Spanish city of Málaga

Bus Transport News
In a pioneering project in mobility, an Irizar ie autonomous bus has been launched on the streets of Malaga.

IWD 2021 – we choose to challenge

Today, women from across the railway share why it’s a fantastic place to work and how you can make a difference by joining us.

Byron’s rail reactivation saga continues

New South Wales Rail News
Byron Council will consider funding further investigations into getting trains back on the tracks in the Shire, despite strong criticisms of the reports on the matter that have been prepared to date.

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