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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...

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...

Tilt meter trial offers railway protection from landslips

Network Rail is currently trialling a monitoring system which provides early warning of earth movements at sites across Scotland’s Railway. Surface mounted tilt meters have been located at 26 sites across the network with a further seven sites across the...

Zonegreen provides sidings protection at local depot

Hitachi Rail’s depot in Doncaster is improving its excellent safety measures, courtesy of Sheffield-based Zonegreen, ensuring staff enjoy enhanced protection, no matter where they are working. The rail safety specialists have installed a sidings warning system at Doncaster Carr to...

Setting the standard for efficiency and sustainability throughout 2022

Neil Cross, National Sales Manager at Anderton Concrete, discusses the upcoming trends and key market drivers facing the rail industry throughout 2022 Over the last 12 months, Anderton Concrete has seen a significant increase in demand for precast concrete solutions,...

National Robotarium unveils design of new train cleaning robot

Innovation will help existing cleaners, passengers and rail industry Scientists from the National Robotarium, supported by Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh, have unveiled the design of a new train cleaning robot to help existing cleaners. The robot, which is...

Total Rail Solutions Install Defibrillators in Road Rail Vehicles & Welfare Units

Total Rail Solutions (TRS) the complete rail service provider has installed 10 x Defibrillators into a selection of its Road Rail Vehicle (RRV) fleet and Welfare Units. The company recognises that working, in particular on the rail network, operatives, in...

LEM launches high accuracy transducer for current measurement of trackside applications

LEM a leading global company in electrical measurement for industrial and automotive applications has introduced a new current transducer series, ideal for retrofitting trackside applications or for reducing the cost of new installations. Due to its robust design and...

Join Sulzer at Railtex / Infrarail 2021

Sulzer will be at this year’s Railtex / Infrarail to share all-new virtual experience. Things will be a little different at Sulzer’s Railtex stand this year. For the first time, visitors will have the chance to explore Sulzer’s rail services...

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New figures showing almost 7,000 people in West Midlands now working on HS2 construction welcomed by the WMCA

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has today welcomed new HS2 figures showing how more than 6,800 people are now working...