Digital countdown

Events Mar 11, 2015 0

‘We need to grasp the opportunity of digital train control far faster’, says Mark Carne, chief executive of Network Rail. ‘The digital railway will transform passenger information and the way we inspect and control track.’ Currently ERTMS is being... Read more

Virgin East Coast – The song remains the same Hot

Franchise News Mar 9, 2015 5

With its customary razzamatazz, the Virgin/Stagecoach operation took over East Coast on 1 March.... Read more

Bigger role for conductors at Northern Hot

Rail News Mar 9, 2015 3

Northern Rail has unveiled a spruced-up fleet of Class 319 EMUs for use on... Read more

Spring breakthrough for Crossrail

Infrastructure Feb 11, 2015 0

Deep under the City of London as TBM Elizabeth broke into the eastern end... Read more

Engineering for safety

Infrastructure Feb 10, 2015 0

Network Rail bosses are asking engineers participating in the National Electrification Programme (NEP) to... Read more
Midland Main Line electrification – A fairytale ending
The Midland Main Line (MML) is described as being something of a ‘Cinderella’ railway. That’s a...
Spring flowering for Young Rail Professionals
With the advent of spring comes the blooming of a new Young Rail Professionals (YRP)...
HS2 appoints chair of Design Panel
HS2 has appointed Sadie Morgan, founder of dRMM Architects, as the head of design for the...
New station for Ilkeston
Work has started on Ilkeston’s brand new railway station. The Derbyshire town once had...
Midland Main Line electrification – A fairytale ending
The Midland Main Line (MML) is described as being something of a ‘Cinderella’ railway. That’s a nice way of saying that it hasn’t seen much in the...
Spring flowering for Young Rail Professionals
With the advent of spring comes the blooming of a new Young Rail Professionals (YRP) calendar of activities. March will see the election of new...
HS2 appoints chair of Design Panel
HS2 has appointed Sadie Morgan, founder of dRMM Architects, as the head of design for the north-south high-speed rail project. Morgan will chair the HS2 Design...
New station for Ilkeston
Work has started on Ilkeston’s brand new railway station. The Derbyshire town once had three stations but the last one closed in 1967. The...
American takeover for Freightliner
The Freightliner Group, one of the most successful management buy-outs of the rail privatisation process, has been acquired by...
Get Social!

Get Social!

Business Mar 12, 2015 0

British Empire Medal for Dave Thomas
A former engineer who has been volunteering at York’s National Railway Museum (NRM) for almost 40 years has been...
Digital countdown

Digital countdown

Events Mar 11, 2015 0

New station for Ilkeston
Work has started on Ilkeston’s brand new railway station. The Derbyshire town once had three stations but the last...
TfL opens property oyster
This month Transport for London (TfL) plans to start developing its capital-wide property portfolio. TfL owns a plethora of...
Stay safe on platforms
As if it didn’t already have enough, the railway now has a new acronym – PTI. Any ideas? Here’s...