Transport Minister views permanent track installation progress in Crossrail tunnels

Transport Minister Lord Ahmad has visited the Crossrail project to see the progress that has been made to install the permanent track in the...

Check before you travel ahead of Easter railway upgrades

Millions of passengers will benefit from major railway improvements being carried out this Easter – but they are being urged to check before they...

New £1.9 million transport interchange opens

Transport chiefs were on hand when a new £1.9m bus and rail interchange opened its doors for the first time to weekday commuters. Passengers arriving...

ZONEGREEN DEVELOPS SMARTER DEPOT SYSTEM

Sheffield-based Zonegreen is launching a new version of its flagship rail depot safety system, in response to increasing interest from clients across the globe. Zonegreen...

Eurailscout improves rail safety in Europe with Quintiq

Leading European infrastructure analysis and inspection company Eurailscout announced today that it has selected Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization...

ZONEGREEN STEPS UP DEPOT SAFETY

Latest figures from the Office of Rail Regulation show that last year, total workforce harm increased by 10% and infrastructure worker harm increased by...

Crossrail’s 1,000 tonne tunnel machine Elizabeth breaks into Liverpool Street station

Tunnel machine Elizabeth, named after HM The Queen, successfully broke in to the eastern end of Liverpool Street Crossrail station this morning. The breakthrough, 40m...

Tunnelling to complete this Spring and Liverpool Street to Shenfield rail...

Crossrail programme is now over 60 per cent complete Major tunnelling to complete in spring 2015 with focus shifting to huge task of fitting out...

ZONEGREEN POINTS SHUNTER SAFETY IN RIGHT DIRECTION

Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is expanding its product range to improve efficiency and working conditions for drivers and shunters operating freight and train vehicles.  The...

Crossrail completes tunnels in Docklands and southeast London

Tunnel machine Ellie spectacularly finishes journey at Victoria Dock Portal Ellie completes her 900m journey in just six weeks, travelling as far as 46 metres...

First Great Western welcomes Network Rail apology for signalling failures

First Great Western has welcomed an apology from Network Rail after signalling problems spilled into a third day in what has been a frustrating week for...

Next phase of Crossrail work begins at Maidenhead station

Maidenhead railway station is being prepared for the future. The town will be served by new electric trains from 2017 and Crossrail services from 2019. On...

One year to go until new Oxford to London line opens

The month of September marks one year to go until Chiltern Railways opens its new Oxford to London line, which will benefit thousands of...

Crossrail begins last east London tunnel

Tunnel machine Ellie has started her 900 metre journey from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, towards Victoria Dock Portal in east London. Over the...

Crossrail has received a green light

Crossrail has received a green light from the Royal Borough of Greenwich to build nearly 400 new homes above the new Woolwich Crossrail station. ...

Crossrail tunnelling machine Jessica completes her journey

·  Crossrail's rail tunnels are now 83% complete ·  Europe's largest construction project remains on time and within budget Crossrail's tunnel boring machine Jessica has completed a...

Get off the track – stay off the track

Hundreds of children and young adults in the West Midlands are risking their lives, and those of rail passengers and staff, by trespassing on...

11 amazing images from the Crossrail project

Article by Luke Upton Today SmartRail World showcases 11 amazing photographs from the Crossrail project in London. The 118-kilometre (73-mile) railway line is one of...

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Hitachi unveils first UK built Intercity Express Train

Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE), a global rail specialist with over 100 years of industry expertise, today celebrates the first Intercity Express (IEP) train to...

Fire protection expert WAGNER to take part in International Railway Summit...

International Railway Journal (IRJ) and IRITS Events Ltd are delighted to announce the participation of fire protection expert WAGNER at next year’s International Railway...

Suspected 1665 Great Plague pit unearthed at Crossrail Liverpool Street site

A mass burial site suspected of containing 30 victims of The Great Plague of 1665 has been unearthed at Crossrail's Liverpool Street site in...

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