Chis Binns Thameslink Interview

Jamie Burton from the LBCG recently conducted an interview with Chris Binns, Head Of Engineering, Thameslink. Chris Binns is Thameslink's Head of Engineering. He will be speaking...

BAV issues operating licence to TWINDEXX double-deck trains

Switzerland’s Federal Office of Transport (Bundesamt für Verkehr) has issued operating licences for SBB’s new TWINDEXX double-deck trains for long-distance transport on intercity...

Theresa May welcomes improved station access at Twyford

Twyford Station lifts will now be open 24 hours a day to improve accessibility at the station after the successful trial of a remote...

PULLMAN DINING RETURNS TO SOUTH WALES AS PART OF LAUNCH OF...

First Great Western brings fine dining back to Welsh trains, and increases the number of trains with Pullman dining carriages; and adds even more local food...

Virgin Trains wins Apprenticeship Development Scheme at 2015 UK Rail Industry...

Virgin Trains has been selected from 200 entries to receive the Apprenticeship Development Scheme award at the 2015 UK Rail Industry Awards. The judging panel,...

Manufacturing – not just a man’s world

Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) celebrated International Women’s Day by holding a ‘Ladies Day’ recruitment event at their rail vehicle manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe...

Bombardier and ST Engineering sign framework agreement to build Singapore Service...

The new Singapore Centre of Excellence for component repair and overhaul combines engineering knowledge to improve productivity and performance Collaboration demonstrates Bombardier’s commitment...

Exclusive Interview With GO Transit

Exclusive Interview With GO Transit - Download Here Download The Program Save $150 - Discount Ends Jan 29 Unable To Attend? Try Our Live Streaming Package "Condition based maintenance...

All Aboard! First Eurostar Connecting Service To Geneva Starts This Sunday

Eurostar is on track to set off to Switzerland this Sunday with the start of the new year-round service to Geneva via Lille, in...

Virgin Trains East Coast launches Customers and Communities Fund

Customers and communities can bid for share of £3m. Fund is in addition to £140m of investments already committed. Additional catering commitments with new menus. Virgin Trains...

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...

THE RAILWAY AS A SYSTEM

RAILWAYS ARE THE ULTIMATE SYSTEM. MAKING THEM WORK IS HARD. THE UK HAS OUTSTANDING EXAMPLES OF THE CHALLENGES BOTH FACED AND OVERCOME 14-15 October 2015...

Hitachi Rail celebrates five years of train building in the North...

Thursday 3rd September marks the five year anniversary of Hitachi Rail officially opening its state-of-the-art train manufacturing factory in Newton Aycliffe.

Amtrak, MBTA, METRA, MARTA Lead The First Ever Rail Depots &...

Transit agencies across North America are seeking practical strategies to optimize maintenance efficiencies, maximize train throughput and increase manpower productivity within the rail depot. But in order to...

Thoroughly Modern Mechan Gives Lift To Heritage Rail

High tech lifting equipment, developed by Sheffield-based Mechan, is helping rail enthusiasts preserve a fleet of historic locomotives for the public to enjoy. The specialist manufacturer...

DIRECTLY OPERATED RAILWAYS PUBLISHES FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2013/14

Directly Operated Railways Limited (DOR), the company established in July 2009 and wholly owned by the Secretary of State for Transport, today published its...

Mechan Quartet Hits City Streets To Aid Local Hospital

Four rail depot equipment specialists from Sheffield-based Mechan have swapped train tracks for tarmac to raise £1,500 for the city’s Children’s Hospital. The team tackled the Great...

Southern’s Class 377 refurb programme completes

Southern has just completed the refurbishment of its Class 377 Electrostar fleet. The programme, which started in July 2011, saw a total of 182...

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