16 January 2018

The Carillion collapse: What does it mean?

Firms working for failed construction giant Carillion on purely private sector deals will only have two days of government support, Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington has warned. Carillion spent £952m with local suppliers in 2016 and used an extensive network of small firms, who are now waiting to learn if they will be paid. One… Read more

Altius VA join forces with RSSB to deliver improved RISQS

Altius VA and Capita are excited to announce that they will be joining forces with RSSB to deliver an improved railway industry supplier qualification service (RISQS) through a phased integration period over the coming months. RSSB provides the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (‘RISQS’), the pre-qualification service which gives the industry’s 118 buyers – including Transport for London and… Read more

15 January 2018

Rail Alliance member, Newcastle College’s Transport Academy gets the Royal Approval

Newcastle College, a division of national college group NCG, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, in recognition for its outstanding commitment to vocational training through its Transport Academy. The prize forms part of the national honours system and is the highest major honour that can be awarded to… Read more

19 December 2017

Rail Alliance member DW Windsor provides a brighter, fresher look for Carlisle City Car parks

The Challenge Carlisle City Council have started to reap the rewards of converting their street lighting to LED. With more energy savings to be gained, they decided to embark on an LED upgrade project for their public car parks. The main aim was to convert all council managed car park’s lighting to LED, utilising existing… Read more

18 December 2017

New Rail Alliance member, ie people announce two key appointments to the board

ie people, provider of executive search, talent acquisition consultancy and recruitment programme management services into the Smart Transportation, Smart Infrastructure and Smart Buildings sectors are extremely proud to announce that it has made two key appointments. Kathryn Cooper-Fay, joins as a board advisor and co-founder as of November 2017. Kate will support the ie people team… Read more

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