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Excellence recognised as Rail Business Awards come to Manchester


UK: Four awards related to modernisation of the Tyne & Wear Metro and recognition of the success of the Elizabeth Line in London were highlights of the 26th Rail Business Awards, held for the first time in Manchester on February 22.

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Steve Murphy to leave MTR UK


UK: MTR UK Chief Executive Steve Murphy is to leave ‘to pursue other career goals’, Hong Kong-based transport group MTR Corp announced on February 23.


Business travel technology partnership


UK: Ticket agent International Rail is to partner with the Business Travel Association to look at ‘the simplest, most efficient and most cost-effective ways’ to use technology to meet rail travel needs.

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Rail training academy to develop local skills


UK: The Transport, Rail & Infrastructure Academy developed by City of Wolverhampton College and National Infrastructure Solutions was officially opened by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street on February 20.



Rail Business Awards shortlist announced


UK: More than 40 companies and organisations have been shortlisted for the 26th Rail Business Awards, recognising the achievements of the UK rail sector over the past 12 months.