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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...

Flexicon launches brand new FPIHRL conduit for superior fire performance at Railtex 2021

At this year's Railtex exhibition (7th-9th September, NEC, Birmingham), flexible conduit manufacturer, Flexicon, part of Atkore Inc, is launching its brand new FPIHRL heavy weight nylon conduit; designed to provide very high flame retardancy for the rail industry to...

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...

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Signalling at Manchester to be overhauled over Jubilee weekend

Network Rail will complete a major signalling overhaul in Manchester over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday. As part of...