Mechan Traversers Carry First Iep Trains

Two heavyweight members of the Mechan family are swinging into action at Hitachi Rail’s new rail vehicle manufacturing facility in County Durham, following its...

Prime Minister visits Azuma!

The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has seen for himself the Virgin Azuma, the new train which will revolutionise services on the East Coast....

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...

EAST MIDLANDS TRAINS – HELPING TO FIND THE NEXT GENERATION OF...

·       National body which helps young people in the rail industry coming to East Midlands ·       Launch event taking place in Derby...

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...

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...

The 10th City-Rail Summit in China

As the theme “Boosting Domestic Demand to Sustain the Economic Growth and Strengthen the Cooperation with Overseas Market” continues to exert its influence in China,...

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...

Rob Brighouse to step down as Managing Director of Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways has announced that Managing Director, Rob Brighouse, has advised of his intention to step down at the end of the year. Brighouse first...

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...

NO SLEEP ‘TIL EPSOM! PETER’S ENDURANCE CHALLENGE RAISES CASH FOR EAST...

It was already a tough mission for night owl and transport fan Peter Mugridge – a charity train trek by train to all six...

LAWO to sponsor International Railway Summit 2016

International Railway Journal (IRJ) and IRITS Events Ltd are pleased to announce the participation of expert producers of passenger information systems, LAWO Informationssysteme, at...

Mechan Secures Industry Accolade

Sheffield manufacturer, Mechan, has bagged a prestigious Railtex Award after receiving industry recognition for its “unrivalled range of depot maintenance equipment.” The lifting and handling...

TX Logistik launches new connection between Leipzig and Verona

TX Logistik AG (TXL) continues to expand its rail freight traffic services between Germany and Italy. The railway logistics company launched a new train...

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...

Improving performance in Africa’s railway sector

Throughout history, Africa’s rail industry has played a key role in the economic development of the  continent. Due to the aggressive development of the...

Edinburgh Train Depot Team Celebrates 100 Years Of Service To Britain’s...

East Coast marks centenary of its Craigentinny depot by revealing bold new insignia on flagship locomotive Train operator East Coast has today (Wednesday 1 October...

North East IT solutions company secure multi-million pound contract in the...

One of the North Easts fastest growing IT solutions companies has been awarded a multi-million pound contract that will help Network Rail deliver a...

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