The UK’s major railway industry exhibitions, Railtex 2021 and Infrarail 2021, have been postponed to 7-9 September 2021. The co-located events were scheduled to take place from 11 – 13 May 2021 at the NEC Birmingham. The announcement by organiser Mack...
Following a challenging and unprecedented period brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the rail industry is now targeting a slow but determined recovery. Successful rail events will play a major role in kickstarting business activity and reconnecting the key...
Product development company 42 Technology has come up with a reconfigurable train carriage system which could allow cargo to easily be transported onboard passenger services. Named the ‘Adaptable Carriage’, the system automatically stows away seats to create additional space for freight during off peak services, for example, and promises to bring about commercial and environmental benefits. 42 Technology demonstrated the […]
With over 450 exhibitors, there are certainly plenty of stands to visit at this year’s international exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services. Rail Engineer can’t hope to preview them all, visitors will just have to go around and see for themselves, but here is a selection (in alphabetical order and complete with its stand […]
Abloy UK Stand B51 Abloy UK, the security expert, is showcasing its Cliq Remote electro mechanical security platform and Protec2 locking solution, offering rail professionals greater key management and security, including audit trails for padlocks. Cliq Remote uses web based software allowing rail engineers and their contractors to have keys remotely authorised for use in [...]
At Railtex this year, Westermo will be exhibiting a range of rail approved, Network Rail Certified, industrial data communications products such as the Ethernet Extenders, a great problem solver enabling businesses with legacy copper infrastructure to carry large amounts of Ethernet traffic. For newer infrastructure, where fibre networks are available, the Lynx Industrial Ethernet Switch [...]