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Zonegreen protects fuel roads at busy Derby depot

Sheffield-based Zonegreen is bringing new safety measures to of one of Derby’s busiest rail depots. The rail safety specialist has upgraded existing protection and installed a train movement warning system at Etches Park in Derby, to enhance the working environment. Zonegreen’s...

Stadler completes new depot for new Tyne and Wear Metro fleet

Stadler has finished building a new state of the art depot, which will accommodate the fleet of 46 METRO trains being manufactured for the Tyne and Wear Metro. Boasting enviable green credentials and a range of innovative features, the...

FIRST LOOK: Inside Northern’s £350k depot transformation

Northern has revealed before and after images showing the £350,000 transformation of its Neville Hill depot in Leeds. In the space of just 14 weeks, the team converted an old laundry room into a new modern production office, installed a...

Hitachi Rail awarded new contract to maintain TransPennine Express Nova 1

TransPennine Trains Limited and Angel Trains has awarded Hitachi Rail an eight-year contract to continue maintenance of 19 intercity Class 802 trains. The Hitachi built ‘Nova 1’ fleet has proved very successful since its introduction in 2019, providing an extra...

Totalkare lifting jacks for Snowdon Mountain Railway

Visitors to Mount Snowdon in North Wales can continue looking forward to one of the most scenic railway journeys in the world after the Snowdon Mountain Railway invested in lifting jacks from rail depot equipment experts Totalkare. The Snowdon Mountain...

Northern depot upgrades enable longer trains to run between Cumbria and Manchester, improving capacity for customers

Northern has invested in its safety, welfare and production capabilities by installing a new train fuelling and servicing facility at Barrow-in-Furness LMD.  The new facility is essential for Northern to operate six-car Class 195 trains between Cumbria and Manchester Airport...

Great Western Railway extends Hitachi Rail’s maintenance contract to secure hundreds of jobs and support UK supply chain

Great Western Railway (GWR), Eversholt Rail, and Hitachi Rail have announced an extension of their maintenance partnership, which will bring millions of pounds in investment in the UK supply chain and improve train service reliability for GWR customers. Hitachi Rail's...

London Trams depot to become cleaner, greener and cheaper to run with the help of the Government’s decarbonisation scheme

The London Trams depot on Therapia Lane in Croydon is set to become cleaner, greener and cheaper to run after it secured funding from Government to help decarbonise this part of the operational tramway.  The funding was awarded as part...

First South Wales Metro tram-train arrives at new depot

The South Wales Metro has taken another important step forward with the arrival of the first brand new tram-train to Transport for Wales’ (TfW) new depot in Taff’s Well. The Class 398 tram-train was delivered by road to the new...

FirstClass Safety & Control awarded contract to enhance Transport for Wales Depot Safety

UK Rail Depot safety control specialist FirstClass Safety and Control Ltd (FirstClass) announces success with the award of the contract to enhance the safety of Transport for Wales’s (TfW) Canton Depot. The UK-based rail safety specialist has been commissioned to...

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Huge beams lifted into place for HS2 bridge near Kenilworth

A 91-metre bridge designed to carry HS2 over the existing West Coast Main Line near Kenilworth is taking shape,...