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North Shropshire community invited to find out more about upcoming bridge replacement

Network Rail will be replacing the railway bridge on Mill Street in Wem later this year to help ensure reliable journeys for rail passengers and road users in north Shropshire for many more years to come. In advance of the...

Passengers along Sevenoaks line and in parts of SE London advised to check before they travel this Bank Holiday, but routes to Kent and...

As Network Rail and Southeastern welcome passengers back to the rail network over the late August Bank Holiday, major routes to Kent and East Sussex beaches are open for business. However, passengers in places including Lewisham and Sevenoaks are being...

Video: Highways England bridge infilling plans

Highways England plans to infill or demolish around 130 disused railways structures over the next five years, many of which are earmarked for reuse as part of reopened railways, heritage line extensions or greenways for active travel. The state-owned roads...

AVENTICS launches new pneumatic air dryer with eight-year maintenance interval

AVENTICS™, one of the world’s leading product brands for pneumatic components and systems, has now launched its new range of RDD Air Dryers that only require service intervals after eight years or 25,000 operating hours. RDD air dryers contain a...

Why rail electrification is key to keeping the UK’s climate progress on track

Last year the UK was the first major economy to legally commit to becoming ‘carbon-neutral’ by 2050. The Department for Transport’s (DfT) vision is to remove diesel-only traction from our railways by 2040. How can we speed up rail electrification...

1,200 sleepers to be replaced on Tay Bridge

More than 1,200 sleepers are being replaced on the Tay Bridge, the longest railway structure in Scotland. One in three sleepers, including base plates and Pandrol clips, are being replaced and the ballast below them renewed and re-packed. This will...

Barmouth viaduct to receive biggest restoration in its history

Network Rail is about to commence a £25 million upgrade of Barmouth viaduct to protect it for local people and visitors in the future. A large number of the timber and metal elements of the Grade II* listed viaduct need...

Vossloh sells German locomotives business to China’s CRRC

German group Vossloh AG has sold its Locomotives business unit, based in Kiel, Germany, to the world's largest train manufacturer, China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC). The purchase was made by CRRC ZELC (CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co) on 31 May...

The Kilsby Genie

Writer - Grahame Taylor - Rail Engineer Magazine Here at Rail Engineer magazine, we seem to have a thing about tunnels - especially tunnels with blocked drains. Back in 2012, we scrambled through Dove Holes in Derbyshire. For a Christmas...

Rhomberg Sersa’s Swiss Army Knife

Writer: Grahame Taylor - Rail Engineer Magazine Catching up with Europe’s materials handling When someone who has had over forty years in the railway industry says that a machine is probably one of the most versatile railway materials handlers available, it...

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