Three Peaks by Rail raises £2.4 million since launch

Three Peaks by Rail raises £2.4 million since launch

The 2016 Three Peaks Challenge has raised close to £165,000 for the charity Railway Children, which supports children at risk on the streets. Since its launch in 2004, the annual event has now raised £2.4 million, helping the charity reach 5,000 new children in need every year across the world, providing shelter, food, clothing, medical supplies, education and counselling.
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Rail Rugby tournament raises £70,000 for Railway Children

Rail Rugby tournament raises £70,000 for Railway Children

14 teams from across the industry came together for the Rail Rugby charity tournament which took place at Rugby School in Warwickshire.
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Railway Children to receive support from new crowdfunded airline

Railway Children to receive support from new crowdfunded airline

Railway Children is delighted to announce a partnership with People Over Profit (POP), a new, low-cost, long-haul airline. POP will provide direct flights between the UK and Amritsar (Punjab) and Ahmedabad (Gujarat), in India. POP is planning that its first flight will depart from Stansted Airport this autumn 2016, with three services weekly to each destination.
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New radio project for young runaways

New radio project for young runaways

Railway Children has launched a new radio project in Liverpool with the support of a grassroots radio station.
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Inquiry calls to scrap police recording system putting missing children at risk

Inquiry calls to scrap police recording system putting missing children at risk

Railway Children welcomes this week’s report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults which has called for a controversial police recording system to be scrapped.
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4th Railway Children Breakfast Meeting – with Nicola Shaw

4th Railway Children Breakfast Meeting – with Nicola Shaw

Nicola Shaw CBE was the keynote speaker at Railway Children’s first breakfast meeting of 2016. On March 15th – the day before the publication of The Shaw Report on ‘the future shape and financing of Network Rail’ – Nicola Shaw addressed an invited audience of Railway Children’s supporters from across the rail industry.
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