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New safety equipment given the green light at ten level crossings across Anglia

Network Rail has installed new equipment at ten level crossings across Anglia to make them safer. Level crossings can be dangerous if not treated with the caution and care required by users, so Network Rail work to minimise the risk...

Sunbelt’s £850K investment: Lighting the way for the Rail Industry

Sunbelt Rentals has boosted its hire fleet with an initial £850K investment in new Trime and PELI lighting solutions for the Rail industry. The investment of eight different lighting units have been acquired overall, providing a silent, clean, carbon-free off-grid solution. This...

Yokogawa Test & Measurement’s next generation DL950 ScopeCorder is ideal for transport applications

The latest in the Yokogawa ScopeCorder family offers improved high-speed data acquisition facilities, giving better insight for manufacturers developing advanced and sustainable transport solutions – Yokogawa Test & Measurement has added another new instrument to its ScopeCorder family of portable...

Zonegreen develops derailer powered by sun

Sheffield-based rail safety specialists, Zonegreen, have launched an innovative solar powered derailer, to bring clients environmental and economic benefits. The firm has developed a means of integrating renewable energy into a powered derailer, improving the safety of depot staff, whilst...

QTS reveals the Mega Chipper V2

Not satisfied with having the world’s first rubber-tracked and rail-mounted chipper in its railway plant fleet, national rail contractor QTS Group has unveiled its new Mega Chipper V2. The firm has re-engineered and improved on the original version to create...

HS2 goes to market for lifts and escalators

HS2 has issued its latest invitation to tender to its supply chain, this time to design, deliver and maintain almost 300 state-of-the-art lifts and escalators for HS2’s four major new stations. Around 160 lifts and 130 escalators will be installed...

Moving on

It’s an inescapable reality that life is unpredictable; generally, though, its ups and downs impact uniquely on each individual. Yes, recessions hit periodically and make their presence felt broadly, but it’s many decades since an event caused the world...

Rhomberg Sersa’s list of successes

It seems a world away. December 2019 was so uncomplicated, with the agonies of Christmas shopping being just one of the rather minor issues to cope with. It was back in December that avid readers of the Rail Engineer...

Innovate UK chooses Hexagon to deliver railway infrastructure mapping research project

Hexagon’s Geospatial division has been chosen by Innovate UK to conduct a research project that will result in faster and higher-precision mapping of railway infrastructure through the use of artificial intelligence. The project is funded by Network Rail under its...

Electric forklift brings green benefits to HS2 construction site

As construction of HS2 gets underway, and the company sets out to do so in as sustainable a way as possible, main works civils contractor Skanska Costain Strabag Joint Venture has been trialling the use of an electric forklift...

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Step into STEM: London King’s Cross to hold day of educational activities for children

Network Rail has teamed up with partners to put on a day of free science, technology, engineering and maths...