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Thales-VolkerRail consortium appointed to Network Rail’s £4bn Train Control Systems Framework

A Thales and VolkerRail consortium is one of six named on Network Rail’s Train Control Systems Framework, aimed to revolutionise signalling across Britain. From Carlisle to Brighton, this 10 year signalling plan will change the face of Britain’s railway, with...

Key milestone reached on project to improve mobile connectivity on East Coast Main Line

LNER, Network Rail and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are collaborating to improve mobile connectivity on the East Coast Main Line. The joint project, which is delivering new mobile phone infrastructure into tunnels outside London King’s Cross station, has reached an...

Upgrade work continues as East Coast Digital Programme progresses further up the line

Work is progressing well on the billion-pound East Coast Digital Programme with work being carried out further up the line between Peterborough and Grantham. Network Rail engineers will be working on the East Coast Main Line over the weekends of...

Rail Minister celebrates start of ECDP digitally signalled passenger services

Rail Minister Huw Merriman today celebrated the recent start of digitally signalled passenger services on one of Great Northern's busy London commuter lines. Digital signalling on the Northern City Line (NCL), from Finsbury Park to Moorgate in the City...

Testing starts for very latest in-cab signalling technology on Great Northern’s Class 717 fleet

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has started dynamically testing the latest specification of European Train Control System (ETCS) software on its Great Northern Class 717 fleet. Transitioning into ETCS BL3 R2, also referred to as 3.6.0, just before Finsbury Park, on...

East Coast Digital Programme progresses and introduces new customer communications

Upgrades to enhance rail travel to and from London progressed further on Sunday with work on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) as part of the East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP). ECDP is a landmark scheme set to introduce in...

Senceive’s upcoming webinar discusses how to transform your data collection from manual to automated sampling

Join the upcoming webinar hosted by Dom Kisz (Head of Product Management at Senceive). Register now: The Digital Interface Node: Transform your data collection from manual to automated sampling. Wednesday 29th November 2023 at 3pm GMT (10am EST) In this 30 minute...

Passengers reminded to check before they travel ahead of East Coast Main Line work over August Bank Holiday weekend

Passengers are being reminded to plan ahead and check before they travel if they are using the East Coast Main Line over the August Bank Holiday weekend as key engineering work for the billion-pound East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP)...

Further progress with East Coast Digital Programme

Billion-pound plans to improve rail travel to and from London have progressed further with critical work taking place over the weekend to prepare for a digital future. The East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) will create a more reliable railway with...

Thameslink fleet set for additional digital upgrade

Industry partners in the transformational East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) have signed a £32.7million contract to upgrade the Class 700 Thameslink fleet to the latest specification of European Train Control System (ETCS). The five-year contract was signed by Cross...

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Work starts on Eaglescliffe station improvement scheme

Network Rail, Tees Valley Combined Authority, and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council have started work to transform Eaglescliffe railway station and...