Alstom and Bombardier deliver the 100th MI09 trainset to STIF and...

Alstom, Bombardier, RATP and STIF have celebrated, at the Alstom site of Valenciennes Petite-Forêt, the departure from the factory of the 100th MI09 duplex...

Deutsche Bahn honors Siemens as most innovative supplier

Deutsche Bahn honored Siemens today as its most innovative supplier. The Supplier Innovation Award was presented by Rüdiger Grube, CEO of Deutsche Bahn (DB),...

Phil Whittingham appointed Virgin Trains West Coast MD

Phil Whittingham has been appointed as Managing Director for the Virgin Trains West Coast franchise. Phil has been Lead Executive at Virgin Trains for...

London Midland set to roll out trailblazer apprenticeship scheme

London Midland is delivering a trailblazer apprenticeship scheme to youngsters across its network in partnership with the National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) in...

MECHAN SECURES FUTURE OF HISTORIC LONDON BOGIES

Sheffield-based Mechan is using its advanced engineering skills to breathe new life into railway equipment still serving London almost a century after its introduction. The rail depot...

Apprentices glimpse new commuter trains for Scotland

ScotRail’s apprentices were introduced to the new fleet of Hitachi AT200 commuter trains, due to go into passenger service in Scotland from 2017. The...

Grand Central and Birmingham New Street to open in September 2015

                                  With the atrium roof successfully lowered into place, the official opening of Grand Central and Birmingham New Street station has been confirmed as September...

Plymouth leaders welcome First Great Western improvements

The Leader of Plymouth City Council and key figures in the business community have welcomed a new direct, early morning train service into Plymouth,...

2015 EUROSTAR ASHDEN AWARDS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL ARE OPEN

The 2015 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel are now open for entries, calling on innovative travel schemes across the UK, France and Belgium...

MECHAN HIGHLIGHTS INNOVATIONS AT INNOTRANS

Sheffield-based Mechan will be among top rail industry suppliers showcasing the very best of British manufacturing at the world's largest transport trade fair. The depot...

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...

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...

Mechan Makes Mark on Global Rail Industry

Company ‘firsts’ at home and overseas are reinforcing the reputation of Sheffield-based Mechan and rewarding the depot maintenance specialist for its commitment to innovation...

Number of homes and jobs created by delivery of Elizabeth line...

With the Elizabeth line due to open in less than a year, property consultancy GVA has published new research that shows the impact of...

Southern announces capital funding preferred supplier

Southern has today, 29 September 2014, announced Porterbrook Leasing as its preferred supplier to provide capital funding for the new Class 387/1 vehicles as provided under the contract...

Travelcards now available on the key

In another industry first, Southern’s passengers from outside London now have the key to the capital with the arrival of Travelcards on its smartcard,...

Mechan Helps High Output Train Live Up To Name

Lifting jacks produced by Sheffield-based Mechan are helping to keep the government’s plans to electrify the Great Western Line on track. Eight 25-tonne jacks have been...

Rolling Stock Maintenance Summit 2016

7th - 8th December 2016 - London, UK The Worlds Leading Conference On Rolling Stock Maintenance Returns! Hear Cutting Edge Case Studies On How Leading Railways...

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