Latest News & Blog posts

Welcome to the RPD News section, here you will find latest news within the rail industry and some great articles posted by our staff.

Online Competence Management System, Proven and used with confidence

On a regular basis RPD verifies and audits many competence management systems and it is frustrating to see how much time and effort is placed on the input and output of information, rather than getting on with their core role. It is clear that either database or human resource experts or in some cases knowledgeable […]


TfL announces MTR to run Crossrail services

By TfL Press Office Transport for London (TfL) has today announced its intention to award the contract to operate Crossrail services to MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited (MTR). The £1.4 billion contract will be for eight years with an option to extend to ten years. MTR will be a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail […]


New Clients for Assure CMS

Welcome to CAF Training is now complete and the system is up and running with already successful results. Assessors are much more confident that time will be saved and in house administrators are looking at ways they can implement the system within other areas of the business. Some of the feedback received from trainees: ‘Well […]


Edinburgh Trams running like a dream

The long wait is at last over for Edinburgh citizens. After a few weeks running they are able to use the trams which run an 8.7 mile route from Edinburgh Airport to York Place in New Town. On the first day of operation the anticipated passenger levels exceeded Edinburgh Trams expectations and has since then […]