Octavius Infrastructure Secures Key Contract in Network Rail’s North West and Central Region for CP7 (2024-2029)

Octavius Infrastructure is delighted to announce it has been appointed by Network Rail to the North-West and Central (NW&C) Capital Delivery Framework for Major Projects for Control Period 7. They have secured a place on Lot A2, covering multi-discipline...

Siemens Mobility secures first place on rail signalling and control framework for the UK

Siemens Mobility will continue to work in partnership with Network Rail to transform rail travel across Britain after securing first place on the Train Control Systems Framework for both conventional and digital signalling. The company is now set for a...

Freightliner partners with Zero to Decarbonise Critical Transport Operations

Zero® & Freightliner Group Ltd a leading European rail freight and logistics company headquartered in the UK, announced a partnership to achieve a fossil-free locomotive operation by 2040 and overall Net Zero by 2050, representing a major evolution for...

Porterbrook appoints Andy Bagguley as fleet services director

Andy will join on 3 June from East West Rail Company. Taking responsibility for regional management teams and digital engineering services, Andy will collaborate with customers and industry partners to deliver Porterbrook’s strategic rolling stock objectives across more than...

Unipart Rail and Thomson Engineering Design Ltd announce partnership

Unipart Rail has formed a strategic partnership with Thomson Engineering Design Ltd, to deliver transformative solutions which improve the safety, productivity, and efficiency of railway maintenance and repair projects, worldwide. Thomson Engineering Design Ltd has been at the forefront of...

Porterbrook completes purchase of Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre

Rolling stock financier and asset management company Porterbrook has agreed a deal with St Modwen to acquire the freehold of the Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre in Warwickshire. Porterbrook has been operating the site since June 2021, and already invested...

QTS Group announces new senior hires to bolster transport team

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has bolstered its senior leadership team with two appointments. Allan Reid has been appointed in the role of group transport manager. Boasting three decades of experience in the transport industry, Allan spent more than 15...

MTR UK bids farewell to Steve Murphy

Steve Murphy, CEO of MTR UK, will be leaving MTR after 17 years of dedicated service to pursue other career goals. His last working day will be 29 March 2024. As MTR Elizabeth line’s inaugural managing director from 2014 and...

Electro-Wind Ltd celebrates 45th Anniversary

January 2024 is Electro-Wind Ltd.’s 45th Anniversary. Whilst the first generation started and developed the business for 20 years, the next generation, their current Directors have been committed to leading the company’s growth for the last 25 years. The company...

SVR confirms Jonathan ‘Gus’ Dunster as permanent managing director

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that it has approved the permanent appointment of Jonathan ‘Gus’ Dunster as managing director of SVR (Holdings) Plc with immediate effect. Gus has been fulfilling the role in an interim capacity since 1 March...

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Calling all schools: Join EMR’s Rail Safety Pathways Program today!

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has launched a new program designed to promote rail safety education among primary and secondary...