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Third project to keep more children safe across UK

Third project to keep more children safe across UK

Our Leeds project has now been launched, so we can reach more young people in the UK and change the situations they are facing before it’s too late.
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Expanding our work in the UK

Expanding our work in the UK

Expanding our work in the UK

We're opening a third project in the UK, offering direct support to vulnerable children British Transport Police come into contact with on the rail network.
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Children in Need grant to support next step of UK project

Children in Need grant to support next step of UK project

Our UK programme has been given a massive funding boost thanks to a £99,400 grant from Children in Need.
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Street art challenge to help street children

Street art challenge to help street children

Railway Children was invited to take part in The Big Rail Diversity Challenge, which saw 500 people from across the rail industry take part in activities designed to push them out of the comfort zone of their traditional roles.
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Next project to protect children set to launch in London

Next project to protect children set to launch in London

Railway Children has confirmed the launch of its second project working directly with vulnerable children and it will be based in London.
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‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

This year a group of intrepid adventurers cycled across India to raise money for us. Mum of four Christina Frost was one of the 20 Ride India participants, and shares why she was inspired to take part.
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Pioneering project brings safeguarding children to the top of rail agenda

Pioneering project brings safeguarding children to the top of rail agenda

The Department for Transport has just launched a new scheme that will help train companies make the UK’s railway stations safer places for vulnerable children. Railway Children’s Safeguarding on Transport programme is currently the only training programme that meets the new Safeguarding on Rail Scheme requirements.
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New project launched as training programme goes from strength to strength

New project launched as training programme goes from strength to strength

Our plan to ensure the safety of vulnerable people across the UK’s public transport system is going from strength to strength. We are continuing to train staff on the transport front line in how to identify and best protect people at risk. These could include children running away, at risk of sexual exploitation or adults with mental health issues or other vulnerabilities.
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Frank's 13 years of dedication to street children

Frank's 13 years of dedication to street children

As we celebrate National Volunteer’s Week in the UK, organisations across the country are acknowledging and appreciating the thousands of people who give so much of their own time and energy to help others. So at Railway Children we’d like to do the same, especially as there is one man in particular whose endless support we’d be lost without.
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