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Decarbonising Scotland’s railway

Last July saw the publication of both Network Rail’s Traction Decarbonisation Network Strategy (TDNS) and the Scottish Government’s Rail Services Decarbonisation Action Plan. Both reports concluded that rail decarbonisation requires electrification of a large part of the unelectrified network, with battery or hydrogen traction used on a smaller proportion...

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All aboard: HS2 is coming to London

Ahead of its arrival into the capital, the team leading the design and construction of Britain’s new railway, High...

More than 30 miles of track renewals improve reliability of Anglia’s rail network

Network Rail has replaced 36 miles of track across the rail network in the last 12 months to drive...

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Astutis launches enhanced IOSH Managing Safely online course for rail professionals

The risk of injury – or even death – within the rail industry can unfortunately be stark. According to the Office of Rail and Road's...

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Repairs planned to stabilise a railway cutting in Hove means some changes to train services in September

Vital work to stabilise a railway cutting in Hove and prevent delays caused by landslips will be taking place between Saturday 18 September 2021...

New Managing Director for Unipart Rail

Neil McNicholas has been appointed the new Managing Director for Unipart Rail effective immediately. With over...

Charlotte Robinson wins Infrastructure Award at Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

Charlotte Robinson, a Rail Planner at Dyer & Butler, a part of M Group Services,...

Rail improvements for Manchester to Glossop line passengers

Major railway improvements are taking place this August to improve future journeys for passengers on...

DB ESG wins project with Transport for Wales

DB ESG is pleased to be able to announce a new contract for the design,...

Government’s decarbonisation ambition demands clear strategy for sustainable rail

The UK Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan, and Rail Environment Policy, show that rail must be...

Trainline partners with Great Western Railway to reduce refund fraud by 39%

Trainline’s Refund Protect scheme helps  prevent refund fraud  for rail operators across the UKTrainline reduces...

Work begins to support the electrification of the Core Valley Lines on South Wales Metro

On Monday 26th July, Van Elle and Keltbray commenced piling works on Core Valley Lines...

Secure cycle storage facility opens at Diss rail station

Cyclists using Diss rail station are set to benefit from improved cycle parking – with...

East Anglia’s community rail groups join national campaign to highlight hidden gems along Britain’s rail network

In a move to get local residents back on track, East Anglia’s community rail...

TfL issues reminder ahead of essential track maintenance on Circle and District lines next week

From next Wednesday, 4 August, until Thursday 12 August there will be closures on...

Shocking footage released of children playing on live railway lines

Network Rail has released alarming footage of children playing near live railway lines in...

GB Railfreight complete £1.5 million upgrade to Eastleigh and Bescot LDCs for Network Rail

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has completed two major upgrade projects funded by Network Rail worth...

New railway safety centre opens in Kent to teach children and young people how to stay safe around the railway

A new dedicated rail safety education facility is opened by Network Rail and Southeastern...

Testing begins on new Transport for Wales trains

New trains being built as part of the transformation of the Wales and Borders...

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DB ESG wins project with Transport for Wales

DB ESG is pleased to be able to announce a new contract for the design, approvals, supply, installation and testing of the required rolling stock modifications, together with all necessary vehicle transportation, to allow Mark 4 (MK 4) coaching stock to be operated by Class 67 locomotives and driving van trailers (DVTs). Transport for Wales (TfW) has a requirement to have an additional four 5-car sets of MK 4 coaching...