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Next-gen digital monitoring trialled on East Coast Main Line

Network Rail, LNER, CrossTech, and Hitachi Rail are collaborating to trial the latest in digital asset monitoring to observe the natural environment and track, including vegetation and embankments. Monitoring areas in real-time further enhances safety, helping detect potential hazards like overhanging or invasive tree species, leaves on the track, or...

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HS2 completes Edgcott Road bridge lift

The replacement of a key local road bridge in Buckinghamshire has taken a major step forward after HS2 engineers...

HS2: Campaign for Better Transport calls for immediate action

Expanding rail capacity and improving connectivity should be priorities for the new Government, which should consider reviving cancelled sections...

Rail Safety News

Greater Anglia warns against smoking and vaping on trains

Greater Anglia is reminding rail passengers not to smoke or vape on trains following several incidents which have inconvenienced...

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Acting chair appointed at Network Rail

Following the appointment of Lord Peter Hendy as Minister of State at the Department for Transport, Network Rail’s senior non-executive director, Mike Putnam, has...

Rail industry impacted by global cyber outage

Rail companies are among those affected by the global cyber outage first reported early this...

Hannah Ross appointed as chief executive of Scottish Rail Holdings

Scottish Rail Holdings (SRH) has announced the appointment of Hannah Ross as its new chief...

Services resume through Severn Tunnel as £10 million track renewal completed

Train services through the Severn Tunnel resumed this morning (Friday 19 July) after 16 days...

HS2’s Northolt Tunnel is 50% complete

HS2’s tunnelling team is celebrating completing half of the 8.4-mile twin bored Northolt Tunnel underneath...

VolkerFitzpatrick secures major contract for Piccadilly Line Upgrade

VolkerFitzpatrick has announced a significant contract win from Transport for London (TfL) for the Early...

ORR delivers assessment of industry

The rail industry must change the way it works together so it is better able...

Scotland’s Transport Secretary sees progress on enhancement project

Cabinet Secretary for Transport Fiona Hyslop visited the site of the relocated Hairmyres station yesterday...

Premier Pits introduce Thread Saver to the UK rail market

Premier Pits are pleased to announce the launch of Thread Saver, an innovative new tool...

King Charles announces nationalisation of rail at State Opening of Parliament

Improving living standards for working people through economic growth was the central focus of...

Greater Anglia warns against smoking and vaping on trains

Greater Anglia is reminding rail passengers not to smoke or vape on trains following...

HS2 invites ‘train dispatch system’ suppliers to tender

HS2 today invited the following bidders to tender for a major contract to provide...

Major changes to Chiltern main line journeys during five-day rail upgrade this month

Chiltern Railways passengers are being urged to check before they travel ahead of a...

Spencer Group presses ahead with £36 million rail depot enhancement works

Rail infrastructure specialist Spencer Group has completed the first phase of a £36 million...

Northern receives 8,000 Whatsapp messages in first year since service launch

Northern has received 8,000 Whatsapps from customers in the first year since it joined...

HS2 completes Edgcott Road bridge lift

The replacement of a key local road bridge in Buckinghamshire has taken a major...

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Premier Pits introduce Thread Saver to the UK rail market

Premier Pits are pleased to announce the launch of Thread Saver, an innovative new tool range for repairing damaged threads on Loco, Roling Stock and other threaded applications, 100% manufactured in the EU by Silbertool Solutions. Thread repair tools have been in the market for many years, however tools like Thread Cutting Dies and other products remove material during the process and weaken the thread. Thread Saver is a precision-engineered tool...