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QTS awarded Platinum status by Investors in Young People

QTS Group has become the first rail company to be awarded the Platinum Investors in Young People good practice award, one of only eight businesses in Scotland to hold this coveted title. The rail infrastructure contractor, headquartered in Drumclog, took...

Landslip highlights importance of resilience upgrades on Newport to Gloucester line

Network Rail is undertaking the mammoth task of installing 27,000 square metres of a new rock-mesh-system along a three-mile section of the Newport to Gloucester railway line, including at the location of a recent landslip. The Severn Estuary Railway Line...

Spencer Group complete major upgrade works to bring rail depot back to life

Multi-disciplinary engineering company Spencer Group has completed major upgrade works to Manchester International Depot to transform it into a modern train servicing and stabling facility. Spencer Group M&E was selected by Northern as its delivery partner for the building and...

New plant training centre provides fast-track to HS2 jobs for Bucks and Northants residents

Flannery Plant Hire has joined forces with HS2’s construction partner EKFB (a team made up of Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall), to create a new training centre that can upskill local people ready for jobs on HS2...

QTS Group adopts Pathfindr’s Zonr smart worker safety system

Zonr, the smart safety system which creates virtual exclusion zones to protect worker safety in heavy industry, will be adopted by engineering contractor QTS Group across all its UK sites following a successful trial. QTS collaborated with Zonr’s manufacturer Pathfindr...

HS2 celebrates big emissions cuts through trial of LPG generator

Following the successful trial of the new Clean Air Gas Engine (CAGE) integrated into a solar-battery hybrid power system in an Advante welfare unit on an HS2 construction site from December 2020, HS2 is trialling an OakTec standalone CAGE...

Innovative laser technology to be tested by Network Rail this Autumn

Network Rail is trialling a new laser technology this Autumn which is designed to clear the residue of fallen leaves from train lines at speeds up to 60mph.   The ‘ Lasertrain’, developed by Amsterdam-based LPS (Laser Precision Solutions), aims...

HS2 uses F1 tech to accelerate carbon emissions cut

The company behind Britain’s new high speed rail network is trialling technology developed for Formula 1 (F1) motorsport to dramatically cut fuel consumption, carbon emissions and improve air quality at one of its London construction sites. As part of HS2...

World first as high-speed trains wheel performance now digitally-monitored live

Hitachi Rail is installing its cutting-edge live monitoring solution across Great Western Railway’s high-speed fleet of 93 intercity trains, in a world-first for digital maintenance. This technology will boost fleet availability by over 100 days per year. This will be...

D/Gauge launch Dynamic Vehicle Modelling Service

D/Gauge have expanded their services to include dynamic vehicle modelling. Dynamic vehicle modelling is refining the designs of a vehicle, and then applying vehicle dynamics to assess safety, clearance, and risk implications. This service will greatly help with railway...

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New research hub to help tackle decarbonisation and improve transport resilience

Government pledges £10 million to support innovation in transport decarbonisation. A new research hub is being launched to boost innovative...