Whole Life Cost Reduction Congress 2014

            3rd Annual Electrification Infrastructure: Whole Life Cost Reduction Congress 2014 London 29th–30th October, 2014 As demand for rail capacity surges across the globe, infrastructure managers are under...

How drones are already being deployed by railways around the world.

By Luke Upton, Editor, SmartRail World A report from Arup earlier this Summer, Future of Rail 2050 unveiled their vision of the future of rail travel in...

Join East Coast for a brighter, smoother online journey

Train operator invites customer feedback for test version of its new look website East Coast is inviting its customers to have their say on a...

Bombardier Highlights Victorian Manufacturing at Light Rail 2016

Bombardier, sole manufacturer of light rail vehicles in Australia, is the Gold Sponsor of ARA's Light Rail 2016 Conference and Exhibition in Melbourne - Exclusive...

WORKING JACK TO RAISE MECHAN’S PROFILE AT RAILTEX

Sheffield-based Mechan is exhibiting the first ever working version of its flagship lifting jacks to be seen outside a rail depot at this year’s...

Wheelsets: Less Cost, Less Risk – The Challenge

Axles, bearings and wheelsets are some of the most expensive ‘consumables’ on a vehicle and are key components in causing damage and cost to...

New Improved Passenger Facilities at Brockenhurst Station Officially Opened

·       £4.6m improvement scheme completed at Brockenhurst station ·       Official opening of improved facilities by 12 year old Connor Gardner from Honeypot House Children?s Charity ·      ...

London Midland scooped two “Most improved” awards at this year’s Golden...

The train operator won the awards for most improved right time arrivals in both the Regional and London & South East categories. The Golden...

InnoTrans 2014

Travel Catering & Comfort Services theme route now online. Industry association International Rail Catering Group attends leading trade fair for transport technology for the first...

Bombardier to Provide Six TRAXX MS Locomotives to Captrain Deutschland Group

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and the Captrain Deutschland Group have signed a contract for six BOMBARDIER TRAXX multi-system locomotives. The new locomotives will...

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...

Mayor of London launches final tunnelling push

Crossrail's 26 mile tunnelling marathon entered the home straight today when the Mayor of London visited tunnel boring machine Victoria, 42 metres below ground...

Jam jars and plague pits – 8,000 years of London life...

The archaeology and heritage of London discovered by the Crossrail programme, is explored in the latest books published by Oxford Archaeology and MOLA (Museum...

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...

NEW APPOINTMENT CONFIRMED FOR EAST COAST FRANCHISE

The head of the new company which will take over responsibility for running rail services on the East Coast mainline next year has been confirmed today...

Rail Minister welcomes First Great Western improvements

Rail Minister Claire Perry has welcomed the first major redesign of First Great Western’s mainline timetable in Devon and Cornwall for seven years by waving off...

New Hitachi trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route a step...

Passengers travelling towards Devon and Cornwall are one step closer to experiencing new trains as Hitachi Rail’s Italian factory receives bodyshells to start work. Hitachi’s...

Rail Congress Proves Perfect Platform for Mechan

Sheffield heavy lifting specialist, Mechan, is joining a select group of exhibitors at a global gathering of train operating companies in London next month. The...

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