Is it human nature that most people don’t believe in something until it’s actually happened? Here at Rail Engineer, we’re not known for being cynical of new technology but when we were invited to view Network Rail’s new Mobile Maintenance Train (MMT), it prompted some discussions about the need for...
The evening of 28 June was one of particularly heavy and prolonged downpours across Scotland and Northern England. Widespread travel chaos ensued, with the WCML blocked by flooding and landslides in Cumbria and the ECML blocked by two landslips in Northumberland. Scottish boulders Across western Scotland, torrential rain was falling on already saturated ground and [...]