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Weekly Rail Roundup

20th September 2018

Welcome to our new weekly roundup of the latest industry news.

Check out the biggest headlines of the week below:

Crossrail West wins top industry award

Crossrail West – part of Europe’s biggest civil construction project – has been named major project of the year at The National Rail Awards. The awards, held by RAIL magazine on 13 September, recognise achievements by organisations in the rail industry in areas including safety, civil engineering and railway stations. Read more…

TfL helps people with learning disabilities launch new careers

Hundreds of thousands of passengers pass through King’s Cross St Pancras Underground station every day. It was the busiest station on the network last year and can be a stressful place for even the most seasoned traveller. Read more…

Innovation through people and technology

Ian Prosser, HM chief inspector of railways and director of railway safety at the ORR, picks out the key industry challenges to focus on based on the regulator’s most recent annual health and safety report. Read more…

Major 2019 rail review led by BA boss will ‘leave no stone unturned’

In response to the May timetable disruptions and longstanding concerns over what has been repeatedly branded a “broken” franchising system, the government has decided to formally launch a comprehensive review of the rail industry in the country – with reforms planned to be implemented from 2020. Read more…

RailSport 2018: Speed, stamina and passion at the 25th annual games

Between 8-9 September, the long-running industry sports event welcomed hundreds of competitors back to Loughborough to challenge rivals old and new for a RailSport medal. Read more…

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