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£1 billion technology investment to bring railway into 21st century

More than £1 billion of Government funding will be used to replace outdated Victorian infrastructure with cutting edge digital signalling technology. One third of the nation’s population live within 20 minutes of a station on the East Coast Main Line and, together, produce more than 40% of the UK’s GDP,...

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eviFile and Alstom team up to digitise major rail signalling projects across UK

Leeds-headquartered SaaS firm eviFile has announced it’s working with Alstom Transport UK Ltd – the multinational rolling stock manufacturer...

Northern’s fleet improvements continue apace with Class 333 trains serving North & West Yorkshire the latest to undergo digital upgrades

Northern’s programme of digital upgrades to its fleet continues apace with its Class 333 trains the latest to offer...

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Northern staff member recognised for bravery

A man from Harrogate has been recognised for an act of bravery at Wakefield Westgate station. Phil Jones (left), who...

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LNR passengers to benefit from Amazon Hub lockers

Passengers travelling with London Northwestern Railway (LNR) can collect their shopping as they travel following the installation of Amazon Hub Lockers at key sites...

Massive investment energises Scotland’s Railway electrification ambitions

Network Rail will invest more than £120 million of Scottish Government funding in the next...

Hitachi Rail completes acquisition of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the ETR 1000 platform

Hitachi Rail has successfully closed the acquisition from Alstom of intellectual property rights and business...

Two wheels, two days, one very good cause

Have you got what it takes to cycle across the country and raise money for...

Costain to design vital upgrades for the Piccadilly line

Costain has been appointed by Transport for London (TfL) to design critical upgrades to the...

Northern staff member recognised for bravery

A man from Harrogate has been recognised for an act of bravery at Wakefield Westgate...

ORR to simplify guidance for rail investors

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has announced plans to modernise and simplify its...

Major West Yorkshire upgrade gets green light

An ambitious multi-billion-pound rail upgrade in West Yorkshire has now been given the green light,...

New lift opens at Manchester Piccadilly

Work to upgrade the lift giving passengers access to platforms 13 and 14 at Manchester...

HS2 conveyor starts operations

A new conveyor has started operating on HS2’s Long Itchington Wood Tunnel site in...

Forth Bridge Experience receives planning approval

The Forth Bridge Experience took a step forward today on Wednesday 29 June when...

Freightliner wins big at Multimodal Awards

Freightliner has been named “Rail Freight Operator of the Year” at the Multimodal Awards....

eviFile and Alstom team up to digitise major rail signalling projects across UK

Leeds-headquartered SaaS firm eviFile has announced it’s working with Alstom Transport UK Ltd –...

The Big Rail Diversity Challenge 2022: A Fun Event With a Serious Message

On 22 June 2022, companies representing the UK’s rail industry came together at Newark...

Greater Anglia warns of severe disruption on Saturday due to train drivers’ strike

Greater Anglia is urging people to avoid travelling on its trains this Saturday, as...

Stations get Commonwealth Games ready – and passengers should too

Birmingham’s three biggest stations have started their Commonwealth Games preparation ahead of a huge...

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eviFile and Alstom team up to digitise major rail signalling projects across UK

Leeds-headquartered SaaS firm eviFile has announced it’s working with Alstom Transport UK Ltd – the multinational rolling stock manufacturer and the UK’s leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider in CP6 – to roll out the eviFile platform across all live UK projects, including a contract worth £130 million. The 100 users’ partnership will include major projects at Victoria and Cambridge, after completing a successful trial period on a cable recovery...