Innovative Digital Project Controls Solution Supporting HS2 Contractor Wins Global Award

LogiKal, in partnership with Eiffage Kier Ferrovial and BAM Nuttall (EKFB), has won the prestigious Global Award for Project Controls Innovation at the Project Controls Expo Awards 2021 for SmartCOST, a state-of-the-art 5D Building Information Modelling (BIM) solution integrating...

Hitachi Rail awarded contract to design digital signalling solution to improve reliability and safety for Gloucester area

Hitachi Rail and Linbrooke have been awarded a contract by Network Rail to design digital signalling technology specifically for the Gloucester area. This digital signalling solution will be a significant upgrade, replacing the current switch panel that was installed in...

The future of rail is digital: Knorr-Bremse bolsters digital portfolio for sustainable passenger and freight transportation

The ongoing transition to sustainable mobility and the associated modal shift to rail represents a major opportunity to turn rail travel into the primary transportation mode of the future. To make this possible, however, rail transportation must become even...

Going digital: Passengers reminded of August Bank Holiday service changes on Northern City Line as East Coast Digital Programme continues

Project to create UK’s first intercity digital railway continues over August Bank Holiday weekendRoute between Finsbury Park and Moorgate closed and services diverted to London King’s CrossOver 95% of Britain’s rail network will be open for business over August...

Passenger Accessibility: GoMedia’s ‘First of a Kind’ Digital Innovations Win DfT Funding

GoMedia, a subsidiary of Icomera and of EQUANS, the newly created leader in multi-technical services, is supporting three pioneering digital solutions to improve rail transport accessibility for the visually and hearing-impaired. The projects are funded by the Department for...

Network Rail Accelerates Digital Track Renewals

Network Rail and The Central Railway Systems Alliance (CRSA), have completed a successful digitalisation trial for critical rail track renewal processes with the leading workflow automation provider Intoware, paving the way for future deployment with frontline maintenance teams. Created to...

Maestrano awarded contract with Network Rail High Speed

Maestrano’s market-leading LiDAR & AI technology to provide analytics and alerts on the UK’s fastest railway to cut costs and improve safety. Maestrano Group PLC (AIM: MNO), the artificial intelligence platform for transport corridor analytics, is pleased to announce a new...

Network Rail partners with Thales to advance their digital ambitions in the UK

Thales will develop and implement a new signaling communications system, known as an Online Key Management System (OKMS), on the East Coast Main Line of Network Rail. This system should go live in 2023. It will then be rolled out...

East Coast Digital Programme’s Toufic Machnouk appointed to Network Rail’s Eastern region executive team to lead rail industry’s digital transformation

Toufic Machnouk has been appointed to Network Rail’s Eastern executive team as Director, Industry Partnership Digital. Toufic was previously programme director for the flagship East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP), responsible for establishing the first major intercity digital programme on the UK...

Keeping the East Coast Digital Programme on track – Further weekend closures on Northern City Line confirmed

Network Rail and Great Northern have confirmed that there will be additional weekend closures of the Northern City Line between Finsbury Park and Moorgate to enable work on the East Coast Digital Programme to remain on track. Three weekends of...

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London Bridge station marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with special umbrella installation celebrating neuro-diversity

This year's theme of neurodiversity is being celebrated through special 'umbrella' art at London Bridge, Victoria and Waterloo Stations will also be...